Welcome to Illinois Eye Associates

Your Optometrists in 

Manhattan and Peotone, IL.

Call us today.

Manhattan Office (815) 478-0100

Peotone Office (708) 258-3225

3 Docs

Welcome to Illinois Eye Associates!

Dr. Jeff PietrzykDr. Christa Pietrzyk, Dr. Lindsey Rector, 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 request an appointment online today:

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Dr. Jeff Pietrzyk

Dr. Christa Pietrzyk

Dr. Lindsey Rector

Illinois Eye Associates   540 W North St., Suite 209 Manhattan, IL 60442

Illinois Eye Associates   116 N. Second St. Peotone, IL 60468

HIPAA Certified

Meet The Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Carol
    Manhattan Front Desk Reception

    Carol and her husband happily moved to Manhattan 4 years ago. She comes to Illinois Eye Associates with over 20 years experience in medical assisting, billing, insurance, and reception.  Carol enjoys spending time with her children and 7 grandchildren.

  • Brittany
    Ophthalmic Technician

    Brittany joined Illinois Eye Associates in 2021 as an Ophthalmic Technician. Brittany splits her time working in both the Manhattan and Peotone offices. Brittany enjoys cooking for her friends, being on her side-by-side, and spending time with her family and two dogs.

  • Julie
    Manhattan Ophthalmic Technician

    Julie recently joined IEA with the addition of Dr. Lindsey. She has an ophthalmology background working with glaucoma specialists. We are excited to have Julie as a part of the Illinois Eye Associates team.

  • Liz
    Optical Manager

    Liz has lead our optical department at Illinois Eye Associates for over 10 years.  She is in charge of quality assurance with our eyewear manufacturing. She regularly meets with frame vendors to keep a variety of popular styles on our floor. Liz enjoys working in her garden, traveling to Michigan, and spending time with her grandchildren.

  • Erika
    Manhattan Ophthalmic Technician

    Erika S joined the IEA team in 2002. Erica came to us from a retina practice and works for us part-time. As a resident of Manhattan Erika enjoys serving her community and is kept busy with her young son. 

  • Erika
    Manhattan Ophthalmic Technician

    ErikaT joins her sister, Brittany, in working for IEA. Erika's medical background in other specialties helps to round out the staff's knowledge base. Erika likes to 'Netflix and chill'.  She also enjoys spending time with friends and family and trying new things!

  • Amy
    Manhattan Optician

    Amy joined Illinois Eye Associates recently bringing nearly 20 years of optical experience to the staff to better serve our patients. Amy is a recent newlywed and has relocated to the nearby area. She looks forward to being part of the community. Amy likes to spend time reading Stephen King books and watching horror movies.

  • Brittney
    Peotone Office Manager

    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.

  • Sue
    Manhattan Certified Paraoptometric Technician

    Sue joined IEA recently with the addition of Dr. Lindsey. She comes to us with many years of optometric experience. Sue has been seemlessly working a hybrid role at both the front desk and in patient clinical care. She is currently training to run the Chicago Marathon.

  • Jamie
    Billing Manager

    Jamie has been a valued employee with Illinois Eye Associates since 2008. Her work in credentialing, appeals and finance allows us to accept a variety of vision and medical insurances. This affords us the ability 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.

  • Terri
    Clinic Director

    When Illinois Eye Associates expanded Terri joined the practice as the Clinic Director. Terri has experience in several medical specialties, including ophthalmology and optometry, with over 30 years of healthcare management experience.  Terri leads the office staff in providing an exceptional experience to our patients. In her free time Terri enjoys traveling and attending Cubs games with her family.

  • Heather
    Peotone Optician

    Heather previously worked with Dr. Christa at another practice and is excited to work with her again.  Her days off are spent managing her specialty bakery.

  • Sheri
    Peotone Office Assistant

    Sheri is our primary office assistant in Peotone and has over 15 years of medical field experience.  She enjoys traveling and spending time with her family on their boat.

  • Jaime
    Manhattan Front Desk Reception

    Jaime joined Illinois Eye Associates in 2022. She has over 8 years of billing experience in vision care. Jaime  enjoys the outdoors and spending time with family. Jaime recently adopted a new kitten named Nala to join Skittles and Bruno. She also owns several reptiles including bearded dragons, leopard geckos, and snakes.


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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