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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Focused Eye Care the leading provider of vision care products and services in Buffalo Grove.


Nathan E. Goldberg, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Dr. Goldberg grew up in Buffalo Grove and is the founder of Focused Eye Care. A Stevenson High School graduate, he obtained his Bachelor of Science from Purdue University and went on to earn his Doctorate of Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry. After graduating from optometry school, Dr. Goldberg was accepted into the ocular disease and low vision residency at Jesse Brown VA Medical Center and Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital. During his residency, Dr. Goldberg managed complex ocular diseases and also learned to fit specialty contact lenses and provide low vision services to visually impaired individuals.

Dr. Goldberg is a fellow in the American Academy of Optometry and board certified through the American Board of Certification in Medical Optometry. This certification signifies that Dr. Goldberg possesses specialized, advanced knowledge, skills and competence in the practice of medical optometry. He is also a member of the American Optometric Association, the Illinois Optometric Association, and Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society.

At Focused Eye Care, Dr. Goldberg enjoys providing comprehensive eye care to families and individuals of all ages. He has a special interest in contact lenses and ocular disease management. Outside of the office, Dr. Goldberg enjoys spending time with his wife, Kali, and their rescue dog and cat, Chelsea and Chloe. He also enjoys working out, eating out, and listening to podcasts from NPR.


Yvonne Bartos

Yvonne is our head optician and frame stylist. With more than 20 years’ experience in the optical field, Yvonne is an expert at finding the right frame to fit your face and personality. In addition, she is current on the latest lens technologies and works closely with Dr. Goldberg to design your perfect pair of glasses. Yvonne also helps new contact lens wearers successfully learn how to wear and care for their contacts.


Nancy Lankford

Nancy will usually be the first person you meet when you visit Focused Eye Care. Nancy takes care of our scheduling and insurance to make sure you are seen in a timely manner and eligible to take advantage of all of your benefits.