Dr. Steven Potwin is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, and residency trained in corneal disease and specialty/medical contact lenses. His Optometric schooling and residency were completed at the Illinois College of Optometry, in Chicago. There he trained under several of the leading optometrists in the field of specialty/medical contact lenses, becoming proficient in fitting contact lenses for people with corneal diseases, corneal transplants, and after ocular trauma. He has done extensive work with gas permeable, scleral, piggyback, and hybrid specialty contact lenses. During residency, Dr. Potwin trained under an ophthalmologist, who specialized in corneal disorders/disease and uveitis. During that time, he developed the knowledge and skills to diagnose and treat a vast amount of corneal and uveitic cases, as well as cataract and corneal post-operative management. Also while in residency, Dr. Potwin trained under several glaucoma and retinal disease specialists, as well.