Joshua Robinson, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Janet and Jim Ayers Directorship for Leadership in Low Vision Care


B.S. - Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

O.D. - Illinois College of Optometry, Chicago, IL

Post Graduate Education


Illinois College of Optometry, Chicago, IL
The Chicago Lighthouse, Chicago, IL
Spectrios Institute for Low Vision, Wheaton, IL

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Optometry, Fellow
American Optometric Association, Member
Illinois Optometric Association, Member

Honors and Awards

Allergan American Academy of Optometry Annual Meeting Resident Travel Grant, 2013
Illinois Society for the Prevention of Blindness Research Grant, 2013
Dr. Derrald Taylor Low Vision Residency Award, 2013
Illinois College of Optometry Clinical Excellence Award, 2013
Illinois College of Optometry Board of Trustees’ Scholarship, 2009-2012


Dr. Robinson obtained his undergraduate degree from Indiana University and earned his OD from the Illinois College of Optometry. He went on to complete the Low Vision Rehabilitation and Ocular Disease residency program through the Illinois Eye Institute, The Chicago Lighthouse and Spectrios Institute for Low Vision. He most recently served as Clinical Director of the Spectrios Institute for Low Vision in Wheaton, IL.  He is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.

His practice combines adaptive lenses and tools with rehabilitative training in order to empower individuals with permanent vision loss to meet their goals. Dr. Robinson will be our Director of Low Vision Services.