Dr. Pamela Lowe, OD

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Dr. Pamela Lowe, OD
Pamela A. Lowe, OD, FAAO is a graduate of Loyola University and earned her Doctor of Optometry Degree at the Illinois College of Optometry where she is an Adjunct Clinical Professor. She has published several respected articles regarding eye health and is a highly sought after speaker at many optometric conferences across the country. Dr. Lowe serves on the Contact Lens and Cornea Section and is a spokesperson for the American Optometric Association as well as a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. She served as Chairman for the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation State Board of Optometry and is a Past President of the Illinois Optometric Association which awarded her Young Optometrist of the Year in 1995 and Optometrist of the Year in 2005. Dr. Lowe founded Professional Eye Care Center, Inc. on Chicago's northwest side in 1992 and to better serve patients moved the practice to Niles in 2007. She prides herself on providing the latest technologies for the earliest detection and management of sight threatening conditions such as glaucoma and macular degeneration. Dr. Lowe's practice has a special emphasis on contact lenses along with refractive surgery co-management to help patients achieve visual freedom from eye glasses. She gives back to the community as an active member of both the Gladstone Park Chamber and the Niles Chamber of Commerce and Industry. She also enjoys volunteering her time to her to parish as well as Misericordia. Dr. Lowe enjoys skiing, cooking, fitness, volleyball and is a food and wine enthusiast.

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Dr. Lowe's Care Philosophy

Our mission at Professional Eye Care Center is to provide the highest quality eye care available in a professional, comfortable setting. Our doctors and optometric assistants treat all patients with the utmost respect and empathy. We take pride in listening to our patient's needs and educating them on proper lifestyle choices to maximize a lifetime of healthy vision. A special emphasis is placed on diet, nutrition and exercise tailored for each phase of life.

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Dr. Lowe's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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I have been a patient for many years. Dr. Lowe has an amazing rapport with her patients. She is great with me as well as my children. Her experience, her equipment and her staff are all amazing.
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Dr. Lowe says...

Pamela A. Lowe, OD, FAAO is a graduate of Loyola University and earned her Doctor of Optometry Degree at the Illinois College of Optometry where she is an Adjunct Clinical Professor. She has published several respected articles regarding eye health and is a highly sought after speaker at many optometric conferences across the country. Dr. Lowe serves on the Contact Lens and Cornea Section and is a spokesperson for the American Optometric Association as well as a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. She served as Chairman for the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation State Board of Optometry and is a Past President of the Illinois Optometric Association which awarded her Young Optometrist of the Year in 1995 and Optometrist of the Year in 2005.

Dr. Lowe founded Professional Eye Care Center, Inc. on Chicago's northwest side in 1992 and to better serve patients moved the practice to Niles in 2007.  She prides herself on providing the latest technologies for the earliest detection and management of sight threatening conditions such as glaucoma and macular degeneration. Dr. Lowe's practice has a special emphasis on contact lenses along with refractive surgery co-management to help patients achieve visual freedom from eye glasses.  She gives back to the community as an active member of both the Gladstone Park Chamber and the Niles Chamber of Commerce and Industry.  She also enjoys volunteering her time to her to parish as well as Misericordia.  Dr. Lowe enjoys skiing, cooking, fitness, volleyball and is a food and wine enthusiast.

Dr. Lowe's Care Philosophy

Our mission at Professional Eye Care Center is to provide the highest quality eye care available in a professional, comfortable setting. Our doctors and optometric assistants treat all patients with the utmost respect and empathy.  We take pride in listening to our patient's needs and educating them on proper lifestyle choices to maximize a lifetime of healthy vision.  A special emphasis is placed on diet, nutrition and exercise tailored for each phase of life. 

Dr. Lowe says...

Professional Eye Care Center offers the latest high definition spectacle lens designs and state of the art, fashionable eye wear to allow our patients to look, feel and see their best.  Dr. Lowe is a leader in fitting the latest contact lens materials with special optics for patients who desire to achieve visual freedom from glasses.  She fits rigid gas permeable and soft lenses along with custom designs to meet every visual need. Over 50% of contact lens patients at Professional Eye Care wear lenses that require no storage or cleaning for the ultimate in visual comfort and convenience.

Dr. Lowe says...

Dr. Lowe is a leader in early detection and management of sight threatening eye conditions with an emphasis on offering unique technologies not found elsewhere.  She holds a special passion for those at risk for, or suffering from, macular degeneration, glaucoma and dry eye.  Treatment plans utilizing genetic testing and identifying nutritional deficiencies play a great role in Dr. Lowe's approach to preserving eye sight.

Dr. Lowe's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Specializes in Optometry
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Optometry

Conditions Treated

  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypertensive Retinopathy
  • Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Illinois College Of Optometry

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    Fort Sheridan Army Base, Illinois

    Completed in 1988

    Little City, Illinois

    Completed in 1988

  • Undergraduate School
    Loyola University Of Chicago

    Graduated in 1984

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Optometry
  • Cornea & Contact Management
  • Ophthalmic Pathology

Procedures Performed

  • Glaucoma Medical Therapy
  • Keratoconus Treatment With Contact Lenses