Education & Training

Allied Health School

University of Missouri - St. Louis

Residency

  • John Cochrane VA Medical Center

Insurances

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Academic Information

Director of Optometry Service
Assistant Professional Practice Professor

Areas of Expertise

  • Medical optometry
  • Binocular vision evaluations
  • Specialty contact lens assessments/fittings
  • Low vision care
  • General/ocular health evaluations for all ages

Awards & Honors

  • Anterior Segment Laser Certification - July 2006
  • Advanced Competence in Medical Optometry since June 2009

Publications

Publications

  • Nazarian SM, Shaon KY, et al. Bilateral Optic Neuropathy After Erythematous Rash. J of Neuroophthalmology. 2015 June; 35(2) 205-209.

Posters

  • Conjunctival lesion and anterior segment lesions. Presented at Southeastern Educational Congress of Optometry (SECO) Annual Meeting - February 2007
  • Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia and the retinal vascular effects. Presented at Southeastern Educational Congress of Optometry (SECO) Annual Meeting, Primary author - February 2008
  • Spots, spots everywhere but not a spot to see – Presented at North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society 39th Annual Meeting, Frank Walsh Session, (NANOS), Secondary author – February 2013.
  • A Severe Case of Ocular Ischemic Syndrome. Presented at American Academy of Optometry (AAO) Annual Meeting, Secondary author – October 2013.
  • Diplopia and Bilateral Optic Nerve Edema: A Case of Lateral Sinus Thrombosis (LST) Secondary to Mastoditis in the Pediatric Patient. Presented at American Academy of Optometry (AAO) Annual Meeting, October 2017.
  • Leptomeningeal Carcinoma Found on Routine Eye Exam. Presented at American Academy of Optometry (AAO) Annual Meeting, October 2017.
  • Bilateral Infiltrative Optic Neuropathy and Retinopathy Secondary to Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia. Presented of the Heart of America of America Eye Congress, February 2018.