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Dr. Riya Philip

Dr. Riya Philip completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She then received her Doctor of Optometry degree from Illinois College of Optometry (ICO) with clinical honors in 2021. She further pursued her residency training at Lexington VA, in Lexington, KY. She specialized in ocular disease with an emphasis on low vision rehabilitation, specialty contact lenses and traumatic/acquired brain injury.

During her clinical externships, Dr. Philip, received training at the Illinois Eye Institute, Michiana Eye Center in Indiana, Villages VAMC in Florida, Barnes Crossing Vision Center in Mississippi. While at ICO, Dr. Philip was awarded the best tutor award, low vision service award. She is a member of the Illinois Optometric Association, American Optometric Association, and Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity.

Dr. Philip focuses on patient relationships, and specializes in primary eye care/ocular disease, urgent eye care, contact lens fitting, and low vision rehabilitation.

In her spare time Dr. Philip loves to read, travel, and explore new restaurants.