Kara Crumbliss, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Chief Compliance Officer
Senior Vice President, Clinical Services Enterprise

Dr. Crumbliss oversees The Lighthouse’s world-class vision clinic and practices vision rehabilitation in our Main and Huber Vision Rehabilitation Center clinics. She also works as the coordinator of the Illinois College of Optometry’s Low Vision and Geriatric Ocular Disease Residency and as an associate clinical professor at the Illinois Eye Institute. Her research and lecture interests include the association of low vision with Charles Bonnet syndrome, cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Crumbliss earned a Doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry and completed residency in Low Vision and Ocular Disease at the Illinois College of Optometry and the Spectrios Institute for Low Vision. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and a member of the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry’s Low Vision Educators special interest group. She is also an executive board member of the Illinois Society for the Prevention of Blindness.

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