Dr. Muckley is director of optometric services at NE Ohio Eye Surgeons in Kent, OH, where she concentrates on medical glaucoma and postoperative care of the anterior segment. She sits on the executive board of the Optometric Glaucoma Society and serves as trustee for the Ohio Optometric Association. She is an assistant professor at The Ohio State University College of Optometry and was named the 2008 AOA Young Optometrist of the Year.
Treating and managing chronic glaucoma can be rewarding as an optometrist. The frequency of office visits to monitor this chronic disease provides ODs an opportunity to develop a close relationship with their patients while providing medical eye care.