Margaret Moore, O.D.

Dr. Moore is a residency-trained medical optometrist with a focus on comprehensive ocular health care (including diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration and dry eye syndrome) and contact lens exams (including soft lenses, RGP lenses and scleral lenses). Dr. Moore is also trained and interested in low vision care and disorders of binocular vision, including double vision or other visual manifestations of traumatic brain injury, including trouble reading and sensitivity to light.

While in optometry school, Dr. Moore served as President of the National Optometric Student Association, which performs glaucoma screenings in underserved communities of Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Moore also served on the board for Students Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (SVOSH) with which she helped to collect and sort donated eyeglasses from Lions Clubs and traveled to Toliman, Guatemala to perform eye exams.

During her residency, Dr. Moore saw patients every week in the Yale Ophthalmology retina, glaucoma, cornea, uveitis and neuro-ophthalmology clinics, provided low vision care for inpatients in the Eastern Blind Rehabilitation Center, and provided optometric care for veterans with a history of traumatic brain injury.

Dr. Moore has presented at multiple national meetings and is currently working towards fellowship in the American Academy of Optometry.

Education

Bachelor of Science – Biological Science

University of Notre Dame – Notre Dame, IN

Medical School

Doctor of Optometry – Ohio State University College of Optometry – Columbus, OH

Residency

Ocular Disease, Low Vision and Acquired Brain Injury Optometry – West Haven Veterans Affairs Hospital – West Haven, CT

Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Optometry
  • American Optometric Association
  • Connecticut Association of Optometrists
  • Beta Sigma Kappa optometric honor society