Angelica C. Scanzera, OD

Academic Profile

Angelica C. Scanzera, OD, MPH, FAAO, FSLS
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Contact Lens Service
Director, Medical Contact Lens Fellowship
Director, Tele-ophthalmology Service
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago


BBA- Loyola University Chicago
OD- New England College of Optometry
MPH- University of Illinois at Chicago
Residency- Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center
Clinical Fellowship in Medically Necessary Contact Lenses- University of Illinois at Chicago

Recent Journal Articles

Scanzera AC; Shorter E. Case Series: Management of Neurotrophic Keratitis from Familial Dysautonomia. Optometry and Vision Science, 2018 Aug.

Scanzera AC, Bontu S, Joslin CE, McMahon T, Rosenblatt M, Shorter E. Prevalence of Ocular Surface Disease and Corneal Irregularity and Outcomes in Patients Using Therapeutic Scleral Lenses at a Tertiary Care Center. Eye & Contact lens. 2019.

Scanzera AC, Tu E, Joslin CE. Acanthamoeba Keratitis in Minors with Orthokeratology (OK) Lens Use: A Case Series. Eye & Contact lens. 2020.

Hallak J, Scanzera AC, Azar DT, Chan RP. Artificial Intelligence in Ophthalmology during COVID-19 and in the post COVID-19 Era. Current Opinion in Ophthalmology. July 2020.

Scanzera AC, Cole E, Valikodath N, Pham C, Vajaranant TS, Edward DP, Hallak J, Leiderman YI, Kalinoski L, MacIntosh P, Aref AA, Shukla D, Bhat P, Tu E, Chan RP. Implementation of COVID-19 Protocols and Tele-Triage in an Academic Ophthalmology Department. Journal of Academic Ophthalmology. 2020.

Scanzera AC, Dunbar G, Shah V, Cortina S, Leiderman YI, Shorter E. Visual Rehabilitation with Contact Lenses Following Open Globe Trauma. Eye & Contact Lens. 2020.

Scanzera AC, Kim SJ, Paul Chan RV. Teleophthalmology and the digital divide: inequities highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Eye (Lond). 2020.

Scanzera AC, Ahmad A, Shorter E. Adjunct use of Therapeutic Scleral Lens for Exposure Keratopathy after Severe Chemical Burn. Case Reports in Ophthalmology. 2021.