Susan Schuettenberg, OD

Associate Clinical Professor
Languages: English, Spanish
Specialties: Primary Eye Care

Bio

Dr. Schuettenberg is currently the supervisor for SUNY's Primary Eye Care Residency, with an emphasis in ocular disease.
She joined the faculty at SUNY Optometry in July 1990 after completing a Residency in Hospital Based Optometry.
Received OD degree, SUNY College of Optometry, Class of 1989
Attended Fordham University obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Biology, 1985.

Specialities

  • Primary Eye Care

Education

  • OD, Doctor of Optometry, SUNY College of Optometry, 1989
  • BS, Biology, Fordham University, 1985

Residency/Other Post Graduate Training

  • VA Residency in Hospital-based Optometry - St. Alban's VA Extended Care Center, 1990

Affiliations

  • ABO Board Certification - American Board of Optometry, 2013
  • Fellow - American Academy of Optometry, 1993
  • New York State Optometry License - , 1989

Awards/Honors

  • SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2011
  • Billie M. Lyons Memorial Award for Distinguished Service , 1989
  • Dr. Irving Coleman Memorial Award for Distinguished Performance, 1989

Professional Experience

  • Attending Optometrist, Montefiore Medical Center New Rochelle, 2013 - Present
  • Associate Clinical Professor, SUNY College of Optometry, 1993 - Present
  • Attending Optometrist, Sound Shore Medical Center, 1998 - 2013
  • Attending Optometrist, Open Door Family Medical Center, 2004 - 2007
  • Clinical Optometrist, New York Hospital of Queens, 1994 - 1998
  • Optometrist, Maple Eye Surgical Center, 1992 - 1996
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, SUNY College of Optometry, 1990 - 1993
  • Chief, Eye Service, East New York Neighborhood Family Care Center, 1990 - 1992

Research Interests

Clinical vision research with respect to adult primary eye care

Clinical Interests

-Primary Eye Care

-Ocular Disease

Publications

  • A two-year journey from bilateral uveitis to a multifocal choroiditis diagnosis – sometimes a uveitis is not idiopathic. , 2021
  • Progressive didanosine-induced retinopathy despite medication cessation. , 2021
  • Acute hemorrhagic Papillary Conjunctivitis as the First Clinical Presentation of Syphilis. , 2020
  • Epikeratophakia: Contact Lens Challenges Following a “Living Contact Lens. , 2020
  • The Utilization of Electroretinography (ERG) in the Diagnosis of Congenital Stationary Night Blindness (CSNB) in a Young Male. , 2020
  • Postural Inversions: A Risk Factor in the Progression of Normal Tension Glaucoma. , 2019
  • Unilateral Proptosis as the First Clinical Presentation of Lymphoma: A Team Approach to an Urgent Diagnosis and Treatment. , 2019
  • Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy Masquerading as Monocular Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) in an African American male. , 2018
  • Recurrent Corneal Erosion Masquerader: A Unique Case of a ruptured Bullae from Bullous Keratopathy with Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency. , 2018
  • A case of Osteogenesis Imperfecta with ocular involvement misdiagnosed for 25 years. , 2017
  • A Rare Presentation: Chronic Panuveitis Associated with Multiple Sclerosis. , 2017
  • Optical coherence tomography and fundus autofluorescence imaging of helicoid peripapillary chorioretinal degeneration in an African-American female. , 2017
  • Concept Mapping as a Tool for Didactic Learning and Case Presentation in an Optometric Curriculum, Journal of Optometric Education 42 (1): 1-6 1-6, 2016
  • Concept mapping as a tool for didactic learning and case presentation in an optometric curriculum., Journal of Optometric Education Fall (Fall 2016): 2016
  • A Rare Case: Closer Look Into The Diagnosis And Treatment of Blepharophimosis, Ptosis, Epicanthus Inversus Syndrome (BPES). , 2016
  • OCT-A: A New Clinical Tool to Aid in the Diagnosis & Management of Retinal Vascular Diseases. , 2016
  • It’s All About the Angle: Anterior Segment Dysgenesis and Secondary Glaucoma in a Young Adult Patient. , 2015
  • Breakable Bones Can Make You Blind: How Osteopetrosis Affects Vision. , 2015
  • Special Testing to Accurately Diagnose Corneal Hydrops. , 2014
  • Unilateral Congenital Cataract Surgery: A Case Study. , 2014
  • Cosmetic Contact Lens Fitting and Optometric Management Following Boston Type I Keratoprosthesis Implantation, 2013
  • Atypical Steroid-Induced Retinal Pigment Epithelial Detachments (PEDS) in Systemic Lupus Erythematosis (SLE). , 2013
  • Cosmetic Contact Lens Fitting and Optometric Management Following Boston Type I Keratoprosthesis Implantation. , 2013
  • Making the Diagnosis of Cone- Rod Dystrophy in a Patient with Progressive Vision Loss. , 2012
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome: Promising Treatment Options. , 2012
  • An Unusual Case of Reiter’s Syndrome in a Female., 2011
  • Two Cases of Torpedo Maculopathy with OCT scans, one demonstrating a unique deep pit with visible bare sclera, 2011
  • Benign Choroidal Osteoma in a Healthy Male. , 2009
  • Neurofibromatosis Type I, 2008
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease, 2001
  • Co-management of glaucoma in the primary care office, 1992
  • Patient drug schedules and compliance., Journal of the American Optometric Association 62 (6): 478-480 478-480, 1991
  • Patient drug schedules and compliance. , Journal of the American Optometric Association 1991
  • Nodular scleritis, episcleritis and anterior uveitis as ocular complications of Crohn's disease., Journal of the American Optometric Association 62 (5): 377-381 377-381, 1991

Presentations

  • A Rare Presentation: Chronic Panuveitis Associated with Multiple Sclerosis, 2017
    Poster
  • A case of Osteogenesis Imperfecta with ocular involvement misdiagnosed for 25 years. , 2017
    Poster
  • Optical coherence tomography and fundus autofluorescence imaging of helicoid peripapillary chorioretinal degeneration in an African-American female, 2017
    Poster
  • A Rare Case: Closer Look Into The Diagnosis And Treatment of Blepharophimosis, Ptosis, Epicanthus Inversus Syndrome (BPES). , 2016
  • Collaborative Practice: Cases in Team-Based Care, 2016
    Lecture
  • OCT-A: A New Clinical Tool to Aid in the Diagnosis & Management of Retinal Vascular Diseases. , 2016
    Poster
  • Breakable Bones Can Make You Blind: , 2015
    Oral Presentation
  • Interprofessional Management of Hypertension, 2015
    Lecture
  • It’s All About the Angle: Anterior Segment Dysgenesis and Secondary Glaucoma in a Young Adult Patient. , 2015
    Poster
  • Ocular and Systemic Effects of Hypertension, 2015
  • Special Testing to Accurately Diagnose Corneal Hydrops. , 2014
    Poster
  • Unilateral Congenital Cataract Surgery: A Case Study. , 2014
    Poster
  • Atypical Steroid-Induced Retinal Pigment Epithelial Detachments (PEDS) in Systemic Lupus Erythematosis (SLE). , 2013
  • Cosmetic Contact Lens Fitting and Optometric Management Following Boston Type I Keratoprosthesis Implantation. , 2013
  • Atypical steroid-induced retinal pigment epithelial detachments in systemic lupus erythematous, 2013
  • Cosmetic contact lens fitting and optometric management following Boston Keratoprosthesis implantation, 2013
  • Making the Diagnosis of Cone- Rod Dystrophy in a Patient with Progressive Vision Loss. , 2012
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome: Promising Treatment Options, American Academy of Optometry meeting, 2012
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome: Promising Treatment Options. , 2012
  • An Unusual Case of Reiter’s Syndrome in a Female., 2011
  • Two Cases of Torpedo Maculopathy with OCT scans, one demonstrating a unique deep pit with visible bare sclera. , 2011
  • Benign Choroidal Osteoma in a Healthy Male, 2009
  • Case Report – Neurofibromatosis Type I. , 2008
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