Dr. Kari Ann Smart

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  • Studied science at the University of Alberta before her early acceptance to Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon
  • Awarded with a scholarship to attend Pacific University and was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society in all four years of her attendance
  • Worked as a teachers’ assistant for multiple optometry courses
  • Was President for the school’s College of Optometrists in Vision Development chapter and contributing as a council member of the American Optometric Student Association
  • As part of her clinical experience, she had the opportunity to manage and treat children with binocular conditions at Alderwood Vision Therapy Center in Seattle, Washington
  • Provided comprehensive eye care at both the Eye Care Group of Southern Oregon and the Panama City Air Force Base
  • At the Central California Veterans Hospital, she treated many ocular conditions including glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and pre and post-surgical management of cataract patients
  • Upon graduation, Dr. Smart was awarded for her contribution to vision therapy and pediatric eye care
  • Enjoys reading and photography