Dr. Sony Thomas, OD, FAAO
Dr. Sony Thomas grew up in Des Plaines, Illinois. After completing his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois- Chicago (UIC), he earned his doctorate from the prestigious Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, Illinois.
Upon graduation, Dr. Thomas moved to Tallahassee, Florida to complete a one-year residency at the Tallahassee Veteran’s Affairs Hospital where he served our nation’s Veterans. After completing his residency, Dr. Thomas stayed on as staff optometrist for another year before moving back to the Chicagoland area to be closer to his family.
In 2018, Dr. Thomas received his fellowship from the American Academy of Optometry (FAAO). He has special interest in medical optometry managing ocular disease, dry eye syndrome, hard to fit contact lenses, and surgical co-management.
During his free time, Dr. Thomas enjoys traveling, playing basketball, scuba diving, and photography.
Dr. Alin Augustine, OD
Dr. Alin Augustine was raised in Mount Prospect, Illinois and earned her undergraduate degree in biology and psychology with a minor in Art from the University of Illinois- Chicago (UIC). She went on to obtain her Doctorate in Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, Illinois.
Following her graduation, Dr. Augustine completed her residency at the Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans, LA. After finishing her residency, she worked in New Orleans for an additional year before relocating to the Chicagoland area to be closer to her family.
Dr. Augustine’s areas of expertise include managing ocular disease, dry eye syndrome, myopia control, and pediatrics.
When she’s not in the clinic, Dr. Augustine enjoys traveling, reading, painting, and spending quality time with her family and friends.