Dr. Cheryl Downing has been in private practice for nearly 20 years. She earned her Doctorate of Optometry from Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago in 1995. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign and completed clinical rotations at the Illinois Eye Institute, as well as case studies in the Progression of Myopia.

When Dr. Downing isn’t tending to the eyecare needs of her many patients, she stays busy designing clothing and participating in Ballroom, Latin, and Swing dancing.