Dr. Chase Smith was born and raised in Mitchell, South Dakota. He received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry earning honors in his clinical coursework. Prior to optometry school, he graduated cum laude from Minnesota State University with a bachelors degree in Human Biology. During his final year in Optometric training, Dr. Smith completed multiple clinical rotations across the country: Swagel Wooten Hiatt Eye center in Phoenix, AZ, Hampton Veterans Hospital in Virginia Beach, VA, and Hellerstein & Brenner Denver, CO. He has volunteered for numerous vision screenings, including the Special Olympics that is held at the United Center yearly.
Dr. Smith is licensed to prescribe therapeutic medications. He has joined Absolute Vision Care with the goal to provide comprehensive eye care for the entire family, with a special interest in pediatrics.
He currently has made the move from South Dakota to Chicago, Illinois, and has recently become engaged to his fiancé, Megan. He enjoys playing and watching sports, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.