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Doctors & Staff

Meet the Palatine Vision Center Team!

Morris S. Lehrfeld, O.D.

Dr. Lehrfeld has been with Palatine Vision Center since 1991.  He received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, and earned his Doctor of Optometry from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Dr. Lehrfeld practices primary care optometry, and enjoys fitting of all types of contact lenses including hard to fit contact lenses. Dr. Lehrfeld is certified to fit MiSight contact lenses for myopia control. He is certified in the diagnosis and treatment of ocular diseases such as glaucoma, eye infections, and Dry Eye.  He also co-manages patients with laser vision correction and Cataract surgery. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, AOA Contact Lens Section, Illinois Optometric Association, and the Chicago North Side Optometric Society.

Dr. Lehrfeld and his wife, Jodi, have 2 children, Joshua and Lindsey.  Dr. Lehrfeld enjoys playing golf, running and biking when not in the office.


Laura M. Rosanova-Philipp, O.D.

Dr. Rosanova-Philipp joined our practice in 2002.  She was born and raised in Palatine, attending Fremd High School.  Dr. Rosanova-Philipp is a graduate of Marquette University where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree.  She earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry.

Dr. Rosanova-Philipp practices primary eye care and enjoys working with patients of all ages.  She is certified in the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases including glaucoma and eye infections and specializes in contact lenses, Dry Eye, and allergies. Dr. Rosanova-Philipp is certified to fit MiSight contact lenses for myopia control. She also co-manages patients having cataract surgery and Laser Vision Correction.

She is a member of American and Illinois Optometric Associations, the AOA Contact Lens Section, and the Chicago Northside Optometric Society.  Dr. Rosanova-Philipp lives in Palatine with her husband, Greg, and sons James and Luke.  She enjoys spending time with her family, vacationing anywhere warm and participating in the Marquette University Mentor Program.


Katie Cupuro Maurer, O.D.

Dr. Maurer earned her Bachelors of Science from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign while working at Palatine Vision Center as a technician. She completed her Doctorate of Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry and clinical rotations in a wide range of practice settings, including the VA healthcare system, the Illinois Eye Institute Pediatric/Vision Therapy Service, as well as an ophthalmology practice specializing in glaucoma and cataracts.  Dr. Maurer holds memberships in the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society, American and Illinois Optometric Society, as well as the Tomb and Key Honor Fraternity.

Dr. Maurer practices comprehensive eye care ranging from pediatric to senior eye care, ensuring all members of the family have their visual needs met.  She enjoys working with children, fitting contact lenses, as well as treating a wide range of eye conditions, including co-managing patients having cataract surgery and laser vision correction. Dr. Maurer is certified to fit MiSight contact lenses for myopia control.  She is certified to use medications to treat conditions such as eye infections, dry eye syndrome, and glaucoma.

Dr. Maurer and her husband, Drew, have 3 children, Emery, Easton and Everly.

Katherine Lenz, O.D.

Dr. Katherine Lenz is excited to be joining Palatine Vision Center! She grew up in the Palatine area and is a graduate of Fremd High School. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Elmhurst College. From there, she earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from Illinois College of Optometry, graduating with clinical honors.

Dr. Lenz practices comprehensive optometry and enjoys educating her patients on eye health and disease prevention. She is certified to manage and treat a wide range of diseases which include dry eye, glaucoma, eye infections, and allergies. She also fits a wide variety of contact lenses, including multifocal and gas-permeable lenses. Dr. Lenz is certified to fit MiSight contact lenses for myopia control. Her passion is pediatrics, which includes the management and treatment of amblyopia, as well as myopia control.

She is currently an adjunct faculty member at Illinois College of Optometry. Dr. Lenz is a member of the American Optometric association and the Illinois Optometric Association. In 2017, she was the recipient of the prestigious Young Alumni of the Year Award at Elmhurst College. This award is for alumni who demonstrate outstanding achievement in community service and career accomplishments.

During her free time, Dr. Lenz loves to cook, spend time outdoors, cheer on Chicago sports teams, and be a mom! She lives Barrington with her husband, Jeff, and daughters, Emelia and Eloise.

The Palatine Vision Center Optometrists

The Palatine Vision Center Front Desk and Tech Team

The Palatine Vision Center Optical Team