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 Rantoul 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 Rantoul community through enhanced vision.
Dr. Ryan Witt
Dr. Ryan Witt is a native of Central Illinois and grew up in Rantoul. He started working with Chittick Family Eye Care during his undergraduate studies at the University of Illinois. He returned to join the doctors at Chittick after graduating from the Illinois College of Optometry in 2014. Dr. Witt enjoys all aspects of Optometry including working with difficult to fit contact lenses and diabetic eye care.
Dr. Witt is the Medical Director for Chittick Family Eye Care and provides administrative support in addition to his patient care responsibilities. He serves as the membership Trustee for the Illinois Optometric Association and is Past President of the East Central Optometric Society. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Illinois Optometric Association. Dr. Witt resides in Savoy and in his free time enjoys cheering on the Fighting Illini.
Dr. George Rix
Dr. George Rix grew up outside of the small town of Seneca, Illinois. He earned a bachelor's degree in biology from Eastern Illinois University in 2010 and then attended the Illinois College of Optometry, graduating in 2014. Dr. Rix joined Chittick Eye Care in 2018 and looks forward to providing comprehensive eye care to the Central Illinois community. He enjoys all aspects of practicing optometry, but has a particular interest in anterior segment disease and fitting multifocal contact lenses. Dr. Rix is a member of Illinois and American Optometric Associations. Dr. Rix now resides in Champaign with his wife, Sarah, and toy fox terrier mix, Tilda. In his spare time, Dr. Rix enjoys reading, seeing movies, playing video games, and small woodturning.
Dr. Melanie Wehrman
Dr. Melanie Wehrman grew up in the Champaign community and she recently returned to the area after spending time in the Denver area. Dr. Wehrman attended the University of Illinois and graduated with BS in Biology. She then attended the Illinois College of Optometry and graduated in 2001. Dr. Wehrman is a member of Illinois and American Optometric Associations. In her spare time, she loves spending time outdoors with her husband and two kids.