Bita Asghari OD, FAAO

Bita Asghari OD, FAAO

Dr. Asghari is the Associate Director of Clinical Education for BostonSight. Her clinical practice is patient-centric, collaborative and focuses on caring for those with complex ocular surface and corneal diseases with the aid of advanced customizations of scleral lenses.

As the Associate Director of Clinical Education, she also serves as adjunct clinical faculty for MCPHS school of Optometry and New England College of Optometry (NECO), working with students and contact lens residents. Dr. Asghari completed her Doctorate in Optometry from Southern California College of Optometry, graduating summa cum laude. Prior to joining BostonSight, she completed her PROSE clinical fellowship, as well as her post-doctoral residency in Cornea & Contact Lens and Ocular Disease from The Ohio State University Havener Eye Institute.

Dr. Asghari is equally passionate about education as she is about patient care. She enjoys working with students, lecturing, and writing for publications with her professional goal of expanding the understanding and scope of treatment for ocular surface diseases. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (FAAO), was awarded the VSP/AOF Practice Excellence Scholarship and was elected as a Top Doctor by the National Keratoconus Foundation (NKCF) in 2018 and again in 2021.

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Resources
Eyes On 2022 Optometry On Demand
Optometry Industry Info
Eyes On 2022 Optometry On Demand

Missed Eyes On 2022? You can still catch some of the top sessions from the largest virtual event of the year for ECPs. From updates in presbyopia and orthokeratology to innovations in MIGS, this year’s event was packed with value-rich sessions. Access on-demand recordings from 11 sessions now.

December 14, 2021
Sight After Hydrop: One Cornea's Journey
Case Reports
Sight After Hydrop: One Cornea's Journey

With adequate visual rehabilitation with a scleral lens, patients who heal from acute corneal hydrops may avoid a PKP and its associated risks. Learn how to monitor and assess your patient’s vision potential following resolution of acute corneal hydrops.

November 3, 2021
Considerations for Scleral Lens Wearers with Glaucoma
Clinical Guides
Considerations for Scleral Lens Wearers with Glaucoma

As more patients are fit with scleral lenses, it is important to maintain perspective on each patient’s overall ocular health and not solely focus on the fit of the lens. Learn the important factors to consider when fitting a glaucomatous eye with a scleral lens.

September 13, 2021