Mary Lou French 2008

Dr. Mary Lou French, O.D. is a graduate of the Illinois College of Optometry (ICO), and a proud alumni of Loyola University.   After her doctorate, Dr. French also completed programs in learning disabilities, early childhood development and management.  During her career she has focused on pediatric eyecare along with vision therapy.  She has been lecturer, author and industry consultant in children’s vision for over 30 years, as well as a clinical instructor at ICO.  In addition to her passion for eyecare, Dr. French loves traveling all over the world and spending time with family.

Professional affiliations:  Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO); Active member and former President, Secretary/Treasurer, Board of Directors for Illinois State Chapter of the AAO

You can find Dr. French at our Gold Coast location.  You can reach her via email:  You can also reach her by phone at 312-943-2020.