Micaela Quebbemann is a certified orthoptist who specializes in eye care at Ticho Eye Associates in Chicago Ridge and Tinley Park, IL. She is certified in orthoptics by the American Association of Certified Orthoptists and has been practicing for over five years. Micaela graduated from the University of Iowa with a bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering and continued her education at the university's department of ophthalmology to complete her fellowship training.
Skills and specialties
As a certified orthoptist, Micaela is highly trained in the treatment of amblyopia, strabismus, and double vision. She also specializes in vision therapy for adults and children. She loves what she does and following her patients from the beginning to the end of their treatment journeys.
Micaela in Clinic
Publications and research
Micaela has publications in multiple ophthalmology journals, including Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, the Journal of AAPOS, and JAMA Ophthalmology. She continues to conduct research through the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group (PEDIG). PEDIG is a multi-center, collaborative network focused on the management of pediatric eye diseases.
Micaela is an active member of the following organizations:
- American Association of Certified Orthoptists
- American Academy of Pediatric Ophthalmology
- University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary
"Had two eye surgeries with Dr. Ticho. He and the staff are absolutely wonderful! Would highly recommend!"
"Nicole was wonderful in Munster, the office is gorgeous, the staff is so professional and nice, Dr Ticho as always is the best! Thank you!"
"Dr. Ticho and his staff are amazing! I had a shingles that moved into my eye. They developed a plan with different eye drops and monitored my changing condition frequently. Staff is friendly, knowledgeable and caring. Highly recommend!"
"Outstanding care We came in under an emergency situation. Hadnt’t slept and the in-take person brought us coffee. From the tech to the ophthalmologist, they were caring and explained instructions very clearly to my aging memory- deficient senior parent. They were also very thorough in conducting tests. I would highly recommend this office."
"I was here for an opthalmologist and optician. Ashley (scheduler), Evelyn (front desk), Dr. Dawson and Nicole the Sunshine of Ticho, made my appointment more pleasurable. Think of it, exam lasted 1.5 hours and then, the pressure of picking out the exact right pair of glasses can be exhausting and frustrating. Not here. My morning was great. And, to top it off, Nicole, helped me save a ton of money. HIGHLY RECOMMEND"
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