Chittick Family Eye Care is your Family Care Professional for diagnosis, treatment and management of eye diseases, injuries and disorders of the visual system.
We strive to provide each patient with excellence in vision and eye health. Our experienced eye doctors offer comprehensive vision examinations at our Paris optometry office and specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide array of eye diseases, conditions, and problems. We use advanced diagnostic technology and vision correction products and are committed to improving the quality of life of persons in the Paris community through enhanced vision. Give yourself the gift of clear vision – schedule an appointment with your eye care provider today.
Robert J. Blumthal, O.D.
Dr. Blumthal is an Illinois native who was raised in Paris, IL. He comes from a 3 generation optometric family. He graduated Cum Laude from Northeastern Illinois University in 1976 with a double major in Biology and Psychology. Dr. Blumthal received his Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) from Illinois College of Optometry in 1981. While attending optometry school Dr. Blumthal was selected to Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities and the Gold Key Optometric Honor Society. In addition, he also received the Bausch and Lomb Award for Clinical Excellence in Contact Lenses. Dr. Blumthal has been in practice in Paris, Peoria, and Springfield for the past 37 years, before returning home to Paris to continue practicing as a licensed therapeutically-certified optometrist at Chittick Eye Care. He is dedicated to serving his community which previously includes Early Riser Kiwanis and Paris District 95 School Board in Paris. He is accepting new patients at the Paris office of Chittick Eye Care.
Dr. Erin Switzer
Dr. Erin Switzer graduated with honors from the University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry in 2014. She received her undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Vincennes University in 2010. She is a member of the American Optometric Association as well as the Illinois Optometric Association. She enjoys seeing patients of all ages and providing for their optometric needs. Dr. Switzer is also currently studying Spanish to better serve her patients.
Dr. Switzer lives in Marshall, IL with her husband where they enjoy running, cycling, video games, and disc golf. She and her husband love to travel and have plans to see the world!