Daniella Rutner, OD

Assistant Clinical Professor
Languages: Russian
Specialties: Head Trauma, Pediatric Eye Care, Vision Therapy

Bio

Dr. Daniella Rutner is an Associate Clinical Professor at the University Eye Center and the Chief of Vision Rehabilitation. She earned both her Doctor of Optometry and Masters of Vision Science degrees from SUNY College of Optometry in 2002. She completed a cornea and contact lens fellowship at SUNY College of Optometry and has been at the college and University Eye Center since. She is currently involved in clinical teaching, patient care and clinical research.


Specialities

  • Head Trauma
  • Pediatric Eye Care
  • Vision Therapy

Education

  • MBA, Health Care Leadership, SUNY, Empire State College, 2022
  • MS, Vision Science, SUNY College of Optometry , 2002
  • OD, Doctor of Optometry, SUNY College of Optometry, 2002

Residency/Other Post Graduate Training

  • Cornea and Specialty Contact Lens - SUNY, College of Optometry, 2003

Affiliations

  • Diplomate American Board of Optometry - American Board of Optometry , 2013
  • Fellowship - College of Optometrist in Vision Development , 2007
  • Certification - Paragon – Corneal Refractive Therapy, 2005
  • Fellow - American Academy of Optometry, 2004
  • Certification - AO Monoplex , 2003

Awards/Honors

  • Dean's Medal, 2022
  • NYSOA Optometrist of the Year, 2018
  • Promising Inventor Award , 2003

Professional Experience

  • Chief of Vision Rehabilitation , SUNY College of Optometry , 2016 - Present
  • Privacy Officer, SUNY College of Optometry , 2015 - Present
  • Associate Clinical Professor , SUNY College of Optometry , 2008 - Present
  • Director of Optometry , Ezra Medical Center, 2007 - Present
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, SUNY College of Optometry , 2003 - 2008

Research Interests

PEDIG
Vision Rehabilitation

Clinical Interests

Binocular Vision
Vision Rehabilitation
Biofeedback
Neuro Optometric Rehabilitation

Publications

  • Accommodative and Vergence Therapy, Optometric Extension Program Foundation 2022
  • Readalyzer as a novel approach in visual biofeedback treatment of congenital nystagmus: A Case Study, Vision Development and Rehabilitation 8 (2): 82-86 82-86, 2022
  • Effectiveness of App-Based Home Vision Therapy on Symptom Reduction During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Optometry & Visual Performance.
  • Letter: vision therapy: occlusion, prisms, filters, and vestibular exercises for mild traumatic brain injury. , Survey of Ophthalmology. 66 (4): 674-676 674-676, 2021
  • Visual Snow Syndrome: Evolving Neuro-Optometric Considerations in Concussion/Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. , Concussion 6 (2): published online published online, 2021
  • Some Thoughts on Clinical Eye Movement Testing. , Vision Development and Rehabilitation 7 (1): 7-16 7-16, 2021
  • COVID-19 and Vision Therapy: An Academic Experience, Vision Development and Rehabilitation 6 (2): 95-98 95-98, 2020
  • Astigmatism and Early Academic Readiness in Preschool Children, Optometry and Vision Science 92 (3): 279-285 279-285, 2015
  • Adolescent Interstitial Keratitis Secondary to Intrauterine TB Exposure, Optometry - Journal of the American Optometric Association 80 (6): 307 307, 2009
  • Profile of selected aspects of visually-symptomatic individuals with acquired brain injury: a retrospective study., Journal of Behavioral Optometry 19 (1): 7-10 7-10, 2008
  • Medications prescribed to brain injury patients: A retrospective analysis, Optometry - Journal of the American Optometric Association 79 (5): 252-258 252-258, 2008
  • Medications prescribed to brain injury patients: a retrospective analysis. Optometry., Optometry 79 252-258 252-258, 2008
  • The frequency of occurrence, types, and characteristics of visual field defects in acquired brain injury: A retrospective analysis, Optometry - Journal of the American Optometric Association 79 (5): 259-265 259-265, 2008
  • The frequency of occurrence, types, and characteristics of visual field defects in acquired brain injury: a retrospective analysis., Optometry 79 59-65 59-65, 2008
  • Vision therapy for oculomotor dysfunction in acquired brain injury: a retrospective analysis. Optometry., Optometry 79 (1): 18-22 18-22, 2008
  • Vision therapy for oculomotor dysfunctions in acquired brain injury: A retrospective analysis, Optometry - Journal of the American Optometric Association 79 (1): 18-22 18-22, 2008
  • Spontaneous, bilateral intraocular lens dislocation in a patient with exfoliation syndrome, Optometry - Journal of the American Optometric Association 78 (5): 220-224 220-224, 2007
  • Frequency of occurrence and treatment of ocular disease in symptomatic individuals with acquired brain injury: a clinical management perspective., Journal Behavioral Optometry 18 (2): 31-36 31-36, 2007
  • Occurrence of oculomotor dysfunctions in acquired brain injury: A retrospective analysis, Optometry - Journal of the American Optometric Association 78 (4): 155-161 155-161, 2007
  • Occurrence of oculomotor dysfunctions in acquired brain injury: a retrospective analysis., Optometry 78 (4): 155-161 155-161, 2007
  • Occurrence of ocular disease in traumatic brain injury in a selected sample: a retrospective analysis., Brain Injury 20 (10): 1079-1086 1079-1086, 2006
  • Occurrence of ocular disease in traumatic brain injury in a selected sample: A retrospective analysis, Brain Injury 20 (10): 1079-1086 1079-1086, 2006
  • Monocular deprivation in an identical twin, Optometry - Journal of the American Optometric Association 76 (10): 579-587 579-587, 2005
  • Monocular deprivation in an identical twin., Optometry (St. Louis, Mo.) 76 (10): 579-87 579-87, 2005
  • MONOCULAR DEPRIVATION IN AN IDENTICAL TWIN., Optometry and Vision Science 79 (Supplement): 216 216, 2002
  • Multi-Sensory Feedback Therapy for Oculomotor Dysfunction, 741-769 741-769, 2002
  • A NEW AND OBJECTIVE VISUAL FEEDBACK OCULAR MOTOR TRAINING SYSTEM., Optometry and Vision Science 78 (SUPPLEMENT): 151 151, 2001

Presentations

  • Retinal Macrovessel in a Pediatric Patient, 2022
    Poster
  • Differentiating Functional from Pathological Vision Loss , 2021
    Lecture
  • New Onset Collateral Vessels in a Pediatric Patient, 2021
    Poster
  • Clinical Management of Nystagmus with Biofeedback. , 2020
    Lecture
  • Telehealth in Rehabilitative Optometry Clinical Pearls, 2020
    Oral Presentation
  •  Examining and Prescribing for the Pediatric Patients in Your Primary Care Practice COPE , 2019
    Lecture
  • Characteristics of visual field defects in acquired brain injury: a retrospective analysis, 2008
    Poster
  • Oculomotor vision therapy in acquired brain injury: a retrospective approach., 2007
    Poster
  • Oculomotor rehabilitation in acquired brain injury, 2007
    Poster
  • Occurrence of ocular motor dysfunction in acquired brain injury: a retrospective analysis, 2006
    Poster
  • Occurrence of ocular disease in acquired brain injury: a retrospective analysis., 2005
    Poster
  • Medications prescribed to brain injury patients and their effects on the progress of vision rehabilitation: a retrospective analysis, 2005
    Poster
  • Medications prescribed to brain injury patients: a retrospective analysis, 2005
    Poster
  • Occurrence of ocular disease in acquired brain injury: a retrospective analysis, 2005
    Poster
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