Dr. Ansel Johnson is the founder and owner of Vision Salon Eye Care Associates in Blue Island, Illinois. He received his BA in Biology from Illinois Wesleyan University and graduated from the New England College of Optometry. He has completed a post-graduate certificate from the Wharton School of Business Optometry Executive Program.
He is currently an adjunct professor at five optometry school programs. His office services as an externship site for 5 programs as well. He currently serves on staff at Advocate Trinity Hospital in Chicago, Illinois.
Dr. Johnson’s office is the first and only in the State of Illinois to incorporate a Nationally Certified Diabetes Self-Management Program within an eye care facility. He is a certified lifestyle coach for the CDC Diabetes Prevention Program.
Dr. Johnson is a national thought leader and industry consultant in eye care. Concentrating on eye care technologies, glaucoma, and diabetes management he is a national industry speaker.
In June 2020 Dr. Johnson founded and currently serves as CEO of the Health Living With A Vision Foundation. The 501c3 foundation has a mission to eliminate health and wellness disparities in underserved communities.
Twice listed in Black Enterprise Magazine as one of America’s top 101 African American doctors, He was honored in a White House ceremony as a Head Start success story for it’s 35th Anniversary.
Dr. Johnson for his professional lifetime is committed to making an impact on the eye care and health care of this country.