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Katherine Weise, OD, MBA, FAAO
Dr. Weise obtained her doctorate of optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry in 1995. She completed her residency in family practice with an emphasis in pediatrics at UAB in 1996 and joined the optometry faculty immediately following. She obtained her MBA from UAB in 2005. Dr. Weise is currently involved in several NIH-funded research projects including the Correction of Myopia Evaluation Trial (COMET) and several amblyopia treatment studies through the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group. She also joins Children’s of Alabama and other disciplines on the UAB campus in the study of mild traumatic brain injury and sports-related concussion.
Sports concussions: How they affect optometry, how ODs can help
Sports concussions: How they affect optometry, how ODs can help
Sports concussions continue to make the news as long-term effects continue to emerge. Katherine K. Weise, OD, MBA, FAAO, explains how concussions and optometry are related and how ODs can help assist patients who suffer side effects of sports concussions.
Reviewing pediatric primary care optometry
Primary care optometrists play a crucial role in the wellbeing of a child, often serving as the gatekeeper for the critical care of our youngest patients. After hours, these doctors must sift through a vast array of evidence-based literature to foster the insight required just to get through a day in the life.