Michelle K. Man, O.D., F.A.A.O.
Dr. Michelle Man grew up in sunny California, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. She obtained her Doctorate of Optometry degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry. Dr. Man was granted numerous academic scholarships and awards including being inducted into the esteemed Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society. She also received clinical honors in ocular disease, primary eye care, and contact lenses.
In 2015, Dr. Man received the Clinical Excellence Award in the field of GP Contact Lenses. She continued her passion for fitting specialty contact lenses by completing a post-doctorate residency in Cornea and Contact Lens Management at the Illinois College of Optometry. There, she received the Sheldon Wechsler Contact Lens Residency Award for her expertise in dry eye management, myopia control, and hard-to-fit contact lenses. Dr. Man has presented multiple continuing education lectures and has worked with world-renowned corneal ophthalmologists at the University of Chicago, University of Illinois, and Loyola University.
Dr. Man enjoys seeing patients of all ages for primary eye care and the treatment of eye disease. She continues to fit specialty contact lenses including lenses for patients with irregular corneas (keratoconus, pellucid marginal degeneration, post-surgical corneas), severe ocular surface disease (dry eye), and myopia control (orthokeratology/corneal refractive therapy, soft multi-focal lenses). Dr. Man is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and an active member of the American Optometric Association, the Illinois Optometric Association, and the Scleral Lens Education Society. She is also an adjunct clinical instructor for the Illinois College of Optometry.
Dr. Man enjoys playing lacrosse in her spare time. She currently resides in the South Loop of Chicago.