Tammie KrisciunasO.D., M.Ed.

  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine

Expertise

  • Optometry

Special focus on

  • Contact Lenses (Adult) - Optometry
  • Eye Exams (Adult) - Optometry
  • Optometry

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Biography

Tammie Krisciunas, O.D., is an optometrist at Casey Eye Institute. She specializes in elective contact lens fitting, including contact lenses for astigmatism (toric lenses) and for presbyopia (multifocal or monovision lenses). Her primary consideration is the health of the eyes, and she favors the single use contact lenses whenever possible.

Dr. Krisciunas received her undergraduate degree from Claremont McKenna College in California. She graduated with a double major in studio art and literature. She received her O.D. from Pacific University, College of Optometry, graduating with the highest of honors. A Beta Sigma Kappa honor society member, she was awarded the Outstanding Graduate Award, the highest award given at the college, as well as a handful of other awards for academic and clinical excellence. Simultaneous to pursuing the doctor of optometry, Dr. Krisciunas attained a Masters in education, visual function in learning.

Dr. Krisciunas directs the refraction course and the optics course for ophthalmology residents at Casey Eye Institute. She was awarded the residency program Teaching Award in 2011 and again in 2016.

Dr. Krisciunas is married, and she and her husband enjoy skiing, travel, and dinner with friends.

Education

  • B.A., 1983, Claremont McKenna College
  • O.D., 1996, Pacific University College of Optometry
  • M.Ed., 1996, Pacific University College of Optometry

Languages

  • English

Memberships and associations

  • American Optometric Association

Patient ratings

4.9 out of 5 (303 Ratings, 144 Comments)

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