Dr. Pamela Lowe, OD

Dr. Pamela Lowe, OD

Optometry  |  
Female  |  
Age 55
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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.

7225 N Caldwell Ave

Niles, IL 60714

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • Davis Vision
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • Medicaid
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lowe "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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  • Optometry
  • Cornea & Contact Management
  • Ophthalmic Pathology

Board Certifications

  • Optometry
    Accredited by: American Board of Optometry

Conditions Treated

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


  • Glaucoma Medical Therapy
  • Keratoconus Treatment With Contact Lenses

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Loyola University Of Chicago
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Illinois College Of Optometry
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Fort Sheridan Army Base, Illinois
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Little City, Illinois
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Average wait time
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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 accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access PPO
    Blue Advantage PPO
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Davis Vision
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)

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