Magdalena Stec, OD, FAAO

Magdalena Stec, OD

Doctor of Optometry, Fellow of American Academy of Optometry, Ophthalmology; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine



Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

225 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60611

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Lurie Children's Hospital Outpatient Center in Lake Forest

Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Campus
900 N. Westmoreland, Suite 110 (Bays Medical Office Building, 1st Floor)*
Lake Forest, Illinois 60045

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Lurie Children's Hospital Outpatient Center in Lincoln Park

2515 N. Clark Street/467 W. Deming Place
Chicago, Illinois 60614-3393

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Lurie Children's Hospital Outpatient Center in Westchester

Surgical Treatment Center
2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, Illinois 60154

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Dr. Magdalena Stec is a pediatric optometrist at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. She has worked in the Division of Ophthalmology since 2008 and specializes in caring for children with myopia and other refractive errors, post-concussion syndrome, specialty contact lenses, amblyopia, strabismus screening, and low vision rehabilitation. Dr. Stec sees patients with failed vision screenings and kindergarten exams as well as general exams. She practices evidence-based medicine and participates in a multitude of studies in her field. She is compassionate and loves to work with pediatric patients. She strives to make their eye exams fun-filled and comfortable. Dr. Stec provides a comprehensive exam to all children and offer treatments and collaborative care that is according to latest research. Outside of work, Dr. Stec enjoys spending time with her family. They love sports, outdoor activities and traveling.

Clinical Interests

Myopia; concussion; amblyopia; low vision rehabilitation; specialty contact lenses; learning dyslexia; research


Education & Training

Education: Illinois College of Optometry, 2007

Postgraduate Training: Fellowship at the American Academy of Optometry, 2012

Board Certifications: Optometry

Professional Organizations: American Academy of Optometry, Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group, Illinois Society to Prevent Blindness

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