Dr. Skowron is from a family of seven and attended Willowbrook High School in Villa Park and went to Western llinois University where he graduated with honors receiving a Bachelor of Science degree. He attended the Illinois College of Optometry and earned his Doctor of Optometry Degree in 1981. He purchased the practice of his childhood optometrist in 1983, creating Skowron Eye Care.
Dr. Skowron has been a clinical investigator for various contact lens and solution companies, served on numerous state committees, and is a member of both the Illinois and American Optometric Associations and the Illinois Society of the Prevention of Blindness. From 1995 to 2005, he served as president of the West Suburban Optometric Association, a society that contains over 120 local optometrists. He is a current member of the Lions Club and the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce. He regularly donates his time helping the elderly and less fortunate.
His areas of advanced studies are contact lenses, ocular disease including retina and glaucoma, and pediatrics. He has extensive experience in co-managing and consulting cataract and LASIK surgeries. Dr. Skowron underwent LASIK surgery in 1998. He enjoys most outdoor activities especially golf and skiing.