Welcome to Illinois Eye Associates

Your Optometrists in Manhattan and Peotone, IL.
Call us today.

Welcome to Illinois Eye Associates. Dr. Jeff PietrzykDr. Christa Pietrzyk, and the staff strive to provide the finest in optometry services. We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our clinic and invite you to join our patient family by scheduling an eye exam appointment at our Manhattan or Peotone office.

Illinois Eye Associates is a full service eye and vision care provider that sees patients with eye emergencies as well as scheduled appointments. Patients in Manhattan, Peotone and the surrounding areas come to Illinois Eye Associates because they know they will receive personal attention and professional care. Our doctors and our care providers are dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable and well-informed at all times. At Illinois Eye Associates, we will explain the exam process, any procedures, and answer all of our patients' questions. Additionally, we will work with vision and medical insurances to ensure the best vision care for all of our patients.

Our Approach to Optometry

Our one-on-one approach to optometry makes our doctors and the Illinois Eye Associates staff the eye and vision care providers of choice in the greater Manhattan and Peotone area. Our offices offer the following services: complete eye exams, contact lenses, glasses, glaucoma/cataract/dry eye and macular degeneration management, emergency services, and pre- and post-operative care. For a complete list of services, visit our services page or call our office.

At Illinois Eye Associates, we are dedicated to providing high-quality service in a comfortable environment. Call us or schedule an appointment today online.

Dr. Jeff and Dr. Christa Pietrzyk
Illinois Eye Associates  
540 W North St., Suite 209 Manhattan, IL 60442

116 N. Second St. Peotone, IL 60468

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Your vision needs are important to us. Let us be your convenient and reliable choice for your exam, glasses and contacts!



Vision

Vision Service Plan (VSP)

EyeMed

Humana Vision Care Plan (VCP)

Davis Vision


Most Major Medical Plans

BCBS

Aetna

Cigna

PBA

Great West Healthcare

Humana

Medicaid (Exams only, not glasses)

Medicare

United Health Care

Union Policies

Meet The Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Liz

    Liz, our Head Optician, comes to our office with a wealth of optical knowledge. She has more than 20 years of experience helping patients choose the right glasses as well as working in the lab edging lenses. She is a current member of the American Board of Opticianry and National Contact Lens Examiners. Liz is married with 2 children and 3 lovely grandchildren who she loves spending as much time with as she can. She loves to garden and travel to Michigan with her husband whenever she can.

  • Jamie

    Jamie, our medical biller, has been a valued employee with Illinois Eye Associates since March 2008. Her work in credentialing, appeals and finance allow for us to accept a variety of vision and medical insurances which allows for us to provide the high quality of care that we are known for.  Jamie and her husband are kept busy with their children and their sports and activities.

  • Brittney

    Brittney joined our team with the expansion to Peotone. As office manager she is trained in all departments including optical, patient care, reception, billing and more. In her free time she enjoys reading, playing piano, going to the beach and spending time with her family.

  • Jacki

    Jacki comes from a customer service industry bringing those skills to the front desk of IEA. Jacki is married  and extremely proud to have 2 beautiful daughters and 3 lovely grandsons.

  • Tammy

    Tammy is a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant with over 10 years of experience in the field. She previously worked with Dr. Jeff in Bourbonnais for several years. When not at work, Tammy enjoys spending time with her husband, children and grandchildren.

  • Sheri

    Sheri is our primary office assistant in Peotone and joined us with over 12 years of medical field experience .  She enjoys traveling and spending time with her family on their boat.

  • Ramie

    Ramie joined us  with 10 years experience in advertising and 8 years with local school districts. We are thankful for the positive direction she plans on taking Illinois Eye Associates, our staff and our patients. Ramie enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and gardening when not at work.

  • Megan

    Megan is the most recent addition to the IEA family. She joins us with over 8 years of front desk experience in the optometry and ophthalmology fields. When not at work, Megan enjoys spending time with her friends and family.

Testimonials

Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

    “We love Dr. Jeff!!!!”

    (from Kimberly V.)

    “The staff is friendly and welcoming!!! Thank you for all that do!!!”

    (from Jenna V.)

    “Dr. Jeff is very thorough and with 3 appointments scheduled we were out on time. I highly recommend Illinois Eye Associates.”

    (from Jaclyn K.)

    “Great visit Dr. And staff were first class.”

    (from David B.)

    “Everyone is very friendly and courteous.”

    (William B.)

    “We were taken care of very well ! Thank you!!!”

    (from Joseph V.)

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