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Overview

Dr. Rebecca Heaps is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Vision Rehabilitation department at the SUNY College of Optometry. She completed her Doctor of Optometry degree at the SUNY College of Optometry, where she then went on to complete her residency in Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation. Her areas of interest include binocular vision, strabismus, amblyopia, pediatrics, and traumatic brain injury.

Specialities

Vision Rehabilitation

Education

OD,  SUNY College of Optometry, 2020

BS, Biology, The College of New Jersey, 2015

Residency

Dr. Irwin B. Suchoff Residency in Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation - SUNY College of Optometry, 2021

Research

Awards/Honors

Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society, 2019

Philip and Sylvia Soden Memorial Scholarship, 2019

P. Gregory Hess Scholarship, 2018

Scott Tasker Folsom Scholarship, 2018

Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society, 2017

Charles and Mildred Schnurmacher Scholarship, 2017

Dr. Nathan and Laura Millman Scholarship, 2017

 

Professional Experience

Assistant Clinical Professor, SUNY College of Optometry, 2021 - Present

 

Publications

Binasal occlusion in the management of a patient with Acute Demyelinating Encephalomyelitis, Vision Development and Rehabilitation 2021

Emergent ocular findings in a patient with Neurofibromatosis Type 1, 2020

 

Presentations

The Eye and Brain Connection: Psychological Impacts on Vision, 2021 Oral Presentation

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