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OUR Munster OPTOMETRIC TEAM


Meet our optometric team in Munster, Indiana. We offer a full range of eye health services to clients of all ages - all with personalized attention and a smile. In our eye care office, every patient is treated warmly. Individualized attention is the foundation of our care, to ensure that your eyes remain healthy. We're dedicated to optimizing your vision!

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Meet Dr. Suzanna Acosta - Optometric Team Near You

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Suzanna Acosta O. D.

Suzanna Acosta O. D.

Dr. Suzanna Acosta was born and raised in Northwest Indiana. She attended Munster High School followed by Indiana University Northwest, where she completed her B.S. in Biology on a full merit scholarship. She completed her O.D. at Illinois College of Optometry, where she received a scholarship for underrepresented populations. Dr. Acosta completed clinical externships at the Tallahassee VA Outpatient Clinic, FL, Commonwealth Eye Surgery, KY, and Hoosier Eye Doctor, IN.

Her optometric interests include managing ocular disease including dry eye and glaucoma, contact lenses, and routine care for all ages. She strives to ensure that each patient leaves with a full understanding of their refractive and eye health. Dr. Acosta’s training and experience include 5 years of patient care in private practice settings, as well as extensive continuing education encompassing glaucoma, diabetes, retina, dry eye, and refractive and cataract surgery.

Dr. Acosta is fluent in Spanish. She enjoys spending her free time with family and friends, discovering new restaurants and enjoying time outdoors. 

Veronica Ralick O.D.

Veronica Ralick O.D.

Dr. Veronica Ralick is a 2004 graduate of Indiana University Optometry School. After graduation Dr. Ralick completed a year long residency program in primary care ocular disease at the Boston Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Massachusetts. Dr. Ralick has been practicing for over 18 years and specializes in comprehensive eye exams, glaucoma management, diagnosis of eye disease and dry eye. One of her favorites aspects of clinical practice is getting to know her patients and their families over the years.

When Dr. Ralick is not in clinic she enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, reading, and playing pickle ball. Her kids are heavily involved in extracurricular activities around Northwest Indiana and she enjoys watching and cheering them and their teams.

Dr. Ralick is excited to be a part of Gailmard Eye Center and provide the best possible care to established patients as well as new patients.

Dr. Steven Chander

Steven Chander O.D.

I became fascinated with vision as a young child. My sister needed eyeglasses at a very young age. Her first pair of glasses made such a wonderful impact on her life, I knew that I wanted to help others the way my sister was helped with our most precious gift...our eye health and vision. I concentrated on spending many years in advanced training, including several externships in specialized areas of medical and visual eye health. Even now as an optometrist, I spend over the required amount of time learning new advancements in our profession. It is a passion of mine.

I believe in very personalized one-on-one attention and care, all of our patients receive unhurried attention every step of the way. That's why I will thoroughly explain your condition and treatment options in very simple easy to understand language.

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Gailmard Eye Center in Munster

Gailmard Eye Center provides innovative eye care services to patients from in and around Munster. We offer comprehensive eye health assessments, ocular disease diagnosis and treatment, contact lens evaluation and fitting, and prescriptions.

The team at Gailmard Eye Center aims to provide the best possible solution for the patient's eye health and vision needs. By utilizing the latest technologies and evidence-based treatments, we can ensure that each patient maintains optimal eye health.

We welcome new patients and accept most major forms of insurance.