COVID-19 Update

Patients, please read our COVID-19 Policy/Procedures.

alarm-ringing ambulance angle2 archive arrow-down arrow-left arrow-right arrow-up at-sign baby baby2 bag binoculars book-open book2 bookmark2 bubble calendar-check calendar-empty camera2 cart chart-growth check chevron-down chevron-left chevron-right chevron-up circle-minus circle city clapboard-play clipboard-empty clipboard-text clock clock2 cloud-download cloud-windy cloud clubs cog cross crown cube youtube diamond4 diamonds drop-crossed drop2 earth ellipsis envelope-open envelope exclamation eye-dropper eye facebook file-empty fire flag2 flare foursquare gift glasses google graph hammer-wrench heart-pulse heart home instagram joystick lamp layers lifebuoy link linkedin list lock magic-wand map-marker map medal-empty menu microscope minus moon mustache-glasses paper-plane paperclip papers pen pencil pie-chart pinterest plus-circle plus power printer pushpin question rain reading receipt recycle reminder sad shield-check smartphone smile soccer spades speed-medium spotlights star-empty star-half star store sun-glasses sun tag telephone thumbs-down thumbs-up tree tumblr twitter tiktok wechat user users wheelchair write yelp youtube

Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Bloomington Family Eyecare the leading provider of vision care products and services in Bloomington.

Andrew W. Backus, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Bachelor of Science: Indiana University.

Doctor of Optometry: Indiana University School of Optometry.

Post Doctoral Studies:

  • Indiana University School of Optometry
  • Illinois College of Optometry
  • University of Alabama School of Optometry
  • Pennsylvania College of Optometry
  • University of Missouri School of Optometry
  • University of Houston College of Optometry
  • The New England College of Optometry
  • The Ohio State University College of Optometry

Additional Training & Certifications

  • Certified in the diagnosis and treatment of eye disease, glaucoma, eye injury, and the prescribing of ocular medications.
  • Specialized training in contact lens fitting for all types of vision anomalies and contact lens problem management.
  • Extensive clinical and research study with children in the areas of visually-related learning difficulties and general vision problems.
  • Vision Improvement Program – A highly effective screening and therapy program for vision-related learning problems of which Dr. Backus is the exclusive certified provider in this area of the country.
  • Certified for pre and post-operative care for refractive surgery including, RK, PRK, LASIK, and Intacs Corneal Rings.
  • Qualified provider of special testing and treatment for computer user’s vision needs and related eyestrain.
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (F.A.A.O.).
  • Member, American Optometric Association.
  • Charter Member, American Optometric Association Section on Contact Lenses.
  • Member, Illinois Optometric Association.
  • Member and Past President, Bloomington Regional Optometric Association.