William R. Najem, O.D., is a graduate of The Illinois College of Optometry, and received his undergraduate degree in biology from Kent State University. While attending the Illinois College of Optometry, Dr. Najem completed an internship at the Naval Hospital in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. He has collaborated with the Vistakon Corporation on the development of the Acuvue Advance Astigmatism and Acuvue Oasis contact lenses. These new lenses are designed to enhance vision and comfort for bifocal contact lens wearers and those suffering from dry eye.
On his days off, Dr. Najem can be found playing guitar, enjoying a football game, hitting a golf ball around, or exploring the great outdoors with his wife, Kate, and their children, Erin and Henry.