Learn more about Dr. Juanita Collier
About Dr. Collier
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Dr. Collier’s Training and Experience
Dr. Collier earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from the University of Pennsylvania. She then graduated from the State University of New York, State College of Optometry with her Doctor of Optometry degree. While on the Dean’s List, she conducted research on Computer Vision Syndrome and received her Master’s degree in Vision Science from the Schnurmacher Institute of Vision Research. She has also completed an additional Pediatric and Vision Therapy externship with an emphasis on Visual Perception at the University Optometric Center in New York City. She is licensed in treating and diagnosing ocular disease and is proficient in the latest technologies for ocular disease management.
Dr. Collier’s research has been published in Ophthalmic and Physical Optics; the Journal of the College of Optometrists, Optometry; Journal of the American Optometric Association, and Review of Optometry. She has also completed an additional Pediatric and Vision Therapy externship with an emphasis on Visual Perception at the University Optometric Center in New York City. She is licensed in treating and diagnosing ocular disease and is proficient in the latest technologies for ocular disease management. She is a Behavioral Optometrist who specializes in post-concussion care, vision-related learning difficulties, and primary vision care for patients of all ages.
She has lectured extensively to physicians, therapists, school faculty, healthcare professionals and students on the importance of visual functioning with the intention of making vision rehabilitation available to individuals of all ages and abilities. She was recently recognized by the Women in Optometry Magazine, a publication of the Review of Optometry, for her work in pediatric optometry.
Dr. Collier is one of only a handful of Optometrists in Connecticut to earn Fellowship status by the International Examination & Certification Board (IECB) of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development.