Ronald J. Carr, O.D., F.A.A.O.
General Eye Care
Dr. Ronald Carr is the president of Midwest Eye Professionals. Dr. Carr was born and raised in Illinois and received a bachelor of science degree from the University of Iowa. Dr. Carr earned his doctorate of optometry degree from the New England College of Optometry. He was the recipient of the Gold Key International Honor Society Award for leadership and was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society for four years.
Following graduation, Dr. Carr completed a one year fellowship in primary care at the New England College of Optometry and then trained at the prestigious Bascom Palmer Eye Institute for fourteen months. He has been with Midwest Eye Professionals since its inception in 1997.
Dr. Carr has and continues to lecture on a variety of ophthalmic and optometric topics to his colleagues. He is on the speakers’ panel for Alcon, Allergan, and Bausch and Lomb Pharmaceuticals.
Dr. Carr is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and is a member of its Illinois State Chapter. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Illinois Optometric Association. Dr. Carr also participates as an adjunct assistant professor for the Illinois College of Optometry.
Dr. Carr is an optometric member for the Blindness Prevention Eye Care Advisory Committee. He is also an affiliate of the Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (V.O.S.H.) and a member of the Palos Chambers of Commerce.
Dr. Carr resides in Palos Heights with his two children.