Lauren C. Ristin, OD
Hospital Appointment: 2008
B.S., 2002, Northern Michigan University
Magna Cum Laude
O.D., 2006 Pennsylvania College of Optometry
Residency, 2008, Ocular Disease and Low Vision Rehabilitation, Jesse Brown VAMC and Hines VAH; Chicago IL
Dr. Ristin has been on staff part time at the Jesse Brown VAMC since completing her residency in 2008. After completing her residency she obtained her fellowship in the American Academy of Optometry and became active in the National Board of Examiners in Optometry, initially as a Clinical Skills Examiner and now as an Remote Examiner. She holds an adjunct faculty appointment at the Illinois College of Optometry. Her responsibilities at Jesse Brown include direct care as well as consultation with residents and students. Dr. Ristin also practices with a local ophthalmology group where she directs the contact lens and low vision aspects of the practice. Dr. Ristin is a member of the National Association of VA Optometrists, American Academy of Optometry and Beta Sigma Kappa.