Lisa V. Davis, OD
Lisa V Davis, OD is a Doctor of Optometry(optometrist), which is an independent primary health care professional for the eye. She is trained to examine, diagnose, treat, and manage diseases, injuries, and disorders of the visual system, the eye, and associated structures as well as identify related systemic conditions affecting the eye.
Dr. Davis obtained her bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland, College Park, and her Doctor of Optometry from The Pennsylvania College of Optometry. Serving the greater Philadelphia area since 1993, she has extensive experience in primary care, cataract and glaucoma management, dry eye management and complex contact lens fitting. In addition, she has had the unique experience of working in a surgical retina practice for 17 years giving her insight especially into diabetic eye disease and age-related macular degeneration.
Dr. Davis continues to grow and innovate in her practice and has demonstrated her dedication to lifelong learning by electing to obtain the highest level of optometric licensure available from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. In addition, she has chosen to earn and maintain Board Certification through the American Board of Optometry. After achieving Diplomate status, she has been selected to serve as both reviewer and author of test items for the board. Dr. Davis holds memberships in the American Association of Optometrists, American Diabetes Association and the National Glaucoma Society. She has been honored by Phi Kappa Phi, and Golden Key Honor Societies. She is also a member of the National Flute Association.
Fortunate to practice her life’s passion in an office with her exceptional staff, Dr. Davis also a classically trained musician, enjoys playing music. She has three fabulous daughters, whom she is so proud of, and lives with much love in her life, in Elkins Park, PA.
- Doctors of Optometry prescribe medications, low vision rehabilitation, vision therapy, spectacle lenses, contact lenses, and perform certain surgical procedures.
- Optometrists counsel their patients regarding surgical and non-surgical options that meet their visual needs related to their occupations, avocations, and lifestyle.
- An optometrist has completed undergraduate education in a college or university and four years of professional education at a college of optometry, leading to the Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree. Some optometrists complete an optional residency in a specific area of practice.
- Optometrists are eye health care professionals state-licensed to diagnose and treat diseases and disorders of the eye and visual system.