Dr. Christin Hand grew up in Des Plaines, IL She attended St Olaf College where she graduated with a B.A. in psychology and family studies. She graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry in 2003. While at I.C.O., she completed clinical rotations at the Great Lakes Naval Base and the Illinois Eye Institute for Pediatrics, Vision Therapy and Low Vision. She also earned membership in the Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society.
Dr. Hand has been a member of the American Optometric Association and the Illinois Optometric Association since optometry school. Dr. Hand is an InfantSee provider, loves helping children see for the very first time, fitting contact lenses and co-managing cataract surgery and laser vision correction. Dr Hand is an active member of her church, serving in youth ministry, and enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, two dogs, a ferret and sometimes, her daughter's hedgehog.