OUR Libertyville EYE DOCTORS
730 North Optometry is proud to have been serving Libertyville and the surrounding communities for over 20 years. We enjoy providing a full scope of services for the entire family. In addition, Dr. Pak has extensive training in children’s developmental vision and vision therapy.
Meet Dr. Angela Pak, Dr. Pearl Santilukka Dr. Diana Yin & Dr. Michael DeStefano - Optometric Team Near You
Dr. Angela Pak received her Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics at the Illinois Institute of Technology. She earned her Doctorate of Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry. Clinical rotations were completed at the Optometric Vision Development Center which specializes in vision therapy, the Illinois Eye Institute Center for Corneal Excellence, Spectrios Institute for Low Vision and the VA Hudson Valley Health Care System. Dr. Pak is a member of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development. Dr. Pak also received her orthokeratology certification to fit the Euclid Emerald lens for myopia management and treatment.
Dr. Pearl Santilukka graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a double major in Biology and English. She then earned her Doctorate of Optometry through the Illinois College of Optometry. While there, she was inducted into both the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society and the Tomb and Key Honor Society. She completed clinical rotations at the Illinois Eye Institute, the North Chicago VA Hospital and at Chicago Glaucoma Consultants. She specializes in the management and treatment of ocular disease for both pediatric and adult patients. Dr. Santilukka is especially interested in myopia management treatment options and has received her orthokeratology certification to fit the Euclid Emerald lens.
Dr. Diana Yin graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She then moved to the west coast to attend Pacific University College of Optometry outside of Portland, Oregon where she earned her Doctorate of Optometry. She was awarded Student of the Year from the American Optometric Student Association in her second and fourth year of the program. She completed her clinical rotations in many different specialties including vision therapy at Pacific University, ocular disease at the Portland VA Hospital, and primary care at multiple private practices in Eugene, Oregon. Her specialty is in primary care optometry as well as treatment and management of ocular disease.
Dr. Michael DeStefano is the newest behavioral optometrist at 730 North Optometry. He received his Bachelor of Science in biology and his Bachelor of Arts in Italian at Loyola University Chicago, where he graduated with high honors in 2016. Dr. DeStefano received his Doctor of Optometry degree in 2021 from Midwestern University’s Chicago College of Optometry, where he was valedictorian of the school’s inaugural class and a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society. His extensive knowledge in vision therapy includes serving as the founder and former president of Midwestern University’s chapter of College in Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) as well as working under neuro-optometrist Dr. Deborah Zelinsky at the Mind-Eye Institute while in school. Dr. DeStefano’s professional interests include caring for patients with traumatic brain injuries and helping struggling students achieve academic success.
Dr. DeStefano also considers himself a kid at heart. When he isn’t seeing patients, he is typically spending time with his wife and Italian family. He is also a big fan of the Chicago Cubs, Pokemon, and Nintendo games.