¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Nina P. Christensen, O.D. received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Psychology from the University of California, San Diego, in 1994. She went on to receive a Doctorate of Optometry from Illinois College of Optometry in 1999 and completed two externship rotations at Providence Veterans Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island and Sidney Hillman Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. ¬†She continued her training with a residency at Edith Nourse Veterans Memorial Hospital in ¬†Bedford, Massachusetts.
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† Dr. Christensen provides comprehensive eye exams for glasses and contact lenses, including specialty contact lenses. She has extensive experience in evaluation and management of cataracts, diabetes, glaucoma, infectious disease, and macular degeneration. In her free time, Dr. Christensen enjoys¬†doing crafts and spending time with her husband, also an optometrist, and two daughters.
“My role as an eye care provider is to help preserve the gift¬†of sight by setting high standards in vision care. In addition,¬†my goal is to educate my patients of the importance of how¬†the visual system is a reflection of their overall health care¬†and therefore, the significance of preventative eye care.”
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Steve M. A. Christensen, O.D., received his Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Iowa StateUniversity and earned his Doctor of Optometry degree at the Illinois College of Optometry in 1998.¬† He completed his post graduate residency in Primary and Advanced Care Optometry at the Illinois Eye Institute in Chicago, Illinois. ¬†His clinical experience includes externship rotations at the Lowell Veteran Administration Outpatient Clinic in Lowell, Massachusetts and at the Dayton Veteran Administration Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio. ¬†Dr. Christensen is board certified by the American Board of Optometry. ¬†He is also a member of the Wisconsin and American Optometric Associations. ¬†Dr. Christensen provides comprehensive eye exams for glasses and contact lenses. ¬†He has extensive clinical experience in the evaluation and management of glaucoma, diabetes, dry eye disease, infectious disease, macular degeneration, cataracts, LASIK, strabismus and amblyopia. ¬†Outside the workplace, Dr. Christensen enjoys his time with his wife Nina, also an optometrist, and their children, Isabella and Olivia. ¬†He also enjoys sports activities such road and mountain biking.
¬† ‚ÄúI feel my role as an optometrist is to be the patient‚Äôs primary eye care gatekeeper. ¬†I strive for lifelong learning to help educate my patients on why preventative eye care is so critical to overall health care.‚ÄĚ¬†¬†