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Margaret R. Albertson, OD, FAAO

dr woodComprehensive ophthalmology practice offering state-of-the-art medical services, laser eye surgery, comprehensive eye exams and surgical treatment for eye diseases.

Northwest Eye Physicians

Dr. Margaret Albertson studied Biology at Shippensburg University and went on to obtain her doctorate from the Illinois College of Optometry in 2012. She received her clinical training at the Illinois Eye Institute in Chicago, the University of Florida Department of Ophthalmology in Jacksonville, the Huntington Veterans Affairs Medical Center in West Virginia, and Hellerstein & Brenner Vision Center in Colorado. After receiving her doctorate, Dr. Albertson completed a residency in primary care at the Dayton VAMC in Ohio. In 2014, she became a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. Her special interests include the treatment and management of ocular disease, specialty contact lens, and full scope primary care.
Clinical Research, Illinois College of Optometry (2010-Present)

  • Optics of Various Silicon Hydrogel Multifocal Lenses and the Effect of Add Power and Pupil Size on Higher Order Aberrations as Measured by Wavefront Aberrometry
  • Faculty Mentor: Dr. Gary Gunderson
  • Fellow Student Investigator: Ashley Lowdermilk


  • Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (Nov. 2014- Present)
  • American Academy of Optometry Poster Presenter (Oct 2012)
  • A Case of Ocular and Bulbar Myasthenia Gravis
  • Clinical Honors, Dean’s List (May 2011- May 2012)
  • Illinois College of Optometry Academic Deans List (Nov. 2010-May 2011)
  • Contact Lens Society (Fall 2010-Present)
  • American Optometric Student Association (Fall 2008- Present)
  • Illinois College of Optometry Private Practice Club (Fall 2008-2012)
  • Illinois College of Optometry Leo Club (Fall 2008-Fall 2010)


  • CPR certification (2010- Present)
  • Paragon certification for Corneal Refractive Therapy (2010-Present)


  • Illinois College of Optometry
  • Doctorate of Optometry, May 2012
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, May 2008