Dr. Justin Macklin brings optometric expertise and a fresh new perspective on eye care and patient service to Pearson Eye Care. Dr. Macklin received his undergraduate degree in Biology and Chemistry from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. He completed his optometric training at the Illinois College of Optometry in 2014 which included internships in Mesa, AZ, Lexington, KY, and Denver, CO. Dr. Macklin also completed a one-year residency program at the Lexington VA Medical Center where he diagnosed and treated patients suffering from ocular diseases such as dry eye syndrome, cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy. He also works part-time as an adjunct faculty member at Midwestern University in Glendale supervising 3rd year optometry students.
Dr. Macklin was born and raised in a northwest suburb of Chicago but relocated to the valley in 2015 to experience better weather and outdoor activities. Outside of work, Dr. Macklin enjoys playing golf, attending concerts and musicals, exploring new restaurants, and spending time with his wife, Becky, and their two dogs. He is also an avid Chicago sports fan.