Nicole D. Verachtert, O.D. specializes in comprehensive eyecare, contact lens care, pediatric care, and the diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease.
Dr. Verachtert earned her undergraduate degree in Biology at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles where she was awarded the Mayor Richard Riordan Epic Award for outstanding community service. Dr. Verachtert received her Doctorate from the Illinois College of Optometry in 1998. Her medical education was enhanced by fulfilling interships in ocular disease at the Veterans Administration Clinics in Hampton, VA, and Huntington, WV. She received additional contact lens, pediatric, and low vision training; and received the Pediatric and Binocular Vision Achievement Award. She is a member of the National Honor Roll and Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society.
While away from work, Nicole enjoys spending time with her husband Tony, daughter Lauren and son Nathan.