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Welcome to The Mind-Eye Connection
Your Optometrist in Northbrook, Illinois 

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Welcome to The Mind-Eye Connection in Northbrook, IL. Dr. Deborah Zelinsky, Dr. Parres Wright, Dr. Grace Yoon, Dr. Daniel Nast and the Mind-Eye Connection team strive to provide the finest optometry services. We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our optometry services, and join our patient family by scheduling an eye exam appointment at our office.

The Mind-Eye Connection is a full-service eye and vision care provider that takes eye emergencies as well as scheduled appointments. Patients throughout the Chicagoland area come to The Mind-Eye Connection because they know they will receive the personal attention and professional care that is our foundation. Drs. Zelinsky, Wright, Yoon, Nast and our team are dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable and well-informed at all times. At our office, we will explain every exam and procedure and answer all of our patient's questions. Additionally, at The Mind-Eye Connection, we pride ourselves on ensuring good eye health and vision care for all of our patients.

Our Approach to Optometry

Our one-on-one approach to optometry makes Dr. Deborah Zelinsky, Dr. Parres Wright, Dr. Grace Yoon, Dr. Daniel Nast and the staff, THE eye and vision care providers of choice in the Northbrook area. Our optometrists offer the following services: complete eye exams, contact lenses, glasses, glaucoma testing, and pre- and post-operative care. For a complete list of services, visit our services page or call our Northbrook office at 847-501-2020.

At The Mind-Eye Connection, we are dedicated to providing high-quality optometric services in a comfortable environment. Call us at 847-501-2020.

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Dr. Deborah ZelinskyDr. Parres WrightDr. Grace Yoon Dr. Daniel Nast
Northbrook, IL Optometrist | The Mind-Eye Connection| 847-501-2020

1414 Techny Rd
Northbrook, Illinois 60062


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  • Dr.
    Deborah Zelinsky
    O.D., F.N.O.R.A., FCOV

    Deborah Zelinsky, O.D., F.N.O.R.A., FCOVD graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry in 1985 and founded the Mind-Eye Connection in 1993. She has spent the past thirty years developing methods for assessment of brain function with emphasis on the often untested linkage between eyes and ears. Dr. Zelinsky's cutting edge research in retinal circuitry and three patents in novel usages of retinal stimulation have been described in neuro-optometric rehabilitation publications and optometric courses worldwide.

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Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "In our daughter's own words, she says "Dr. Zelinsky has blown my mind away with the amazing things she has done, I have noticed such a difference!" Simply put - you have made a difference in our child's life and we can't thank you enough!"
    - From the Penner Family / Northbrook, IL

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