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Sasha Patel, OD

Dr. Sasha Patel is an optometrist who was raised in Macon, “the heart of Georgia.” This is where she hustled as a competitive gymnast for 10 years. Her goal of achieving a perfect 10 soon became one of providing patients with perfect 20/20! Dr. Patel completed her undergraduate studies at Georgia Institute of Technology and earned her doctorate of optometry from Nova Southeastern University.

Her passion resides in primary eye care and ocular disease, with emphasis on dry eye and nutritional eye care. Currently, she offers optometric care to the Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton communities in Florida.

In her free time, she enjoys a cup of morning chai, making jewelry, and acrylic painting.

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Resources
How to Perform an Optometry Exam for Patients on the Autism Spectrum with Cheat Sheet
Eyecare August 15th, 2022
How to Perform an Optometry Exam for Patients on the Autism Spectrum with Cheat Sheet

Effectively performing comprehensive eye exams for patients with ASD is our responsibility as optometrists and may require additional care, attention, and approaches. Learn tips, guidelines, common findings, and considerations.

How to Write Special Accommodation Letters for Visually Impaired Patients
Eyecare August 1st, 2022
How to Write Special Accommodation Letters for Visually Impaired Patients

Learn how to suggest appropriate accommodations and provide proven, substantial methods to support your low vision patients.

What You Need to Know about Coats Disease
Eyecare July 1st, 2022
What You Need to Know about Coats Disease

A timely diagnosis of Coats disease is essential to preventing pathological deterioration and progressive vision loss. Learn how to spot and treat this rare retinal condition.

Retinoscopy from A to Z—with Downloadable Cheat Sheet
Eyecare April 28th, 2022
Retinoscopy from A to Z—with Downloadable Cheat Sheet

Retinoscopy is key to building a foundational understanding of refractive error. Whether you are learning the craft, need a refresher, or just want to hone your skills, this article will help.

What New OCT Protocols Mean For Your Patients
Eyecare October 27th, 2021
What New OCT Protocols Mean For Your Patients

As optometric technology evolves, utilizing OCT practices will be key to maximizing patient care. This article with ocular conditions and their corresponding OCT structures, will offer a deeper understanding in using this technology for early detection, diagnosis, management, and referrals.

A Review of the Impact of Glaucoma on Mental Health
Eyecare June 18th, 2021
A Review of the Impact of Glaucoma on Mental Health

With the toll a glaucoma diagnosis can have on quality of life, it is imperative to address the mental health component. This article explores how to help patients better cope at all stages of the disease.

The Optometrist's Guide to Blepharitis and Stress
Eyecare April 13th, 2021
The Optometrist's Guide to Blepharitis and Stress

Blepharitis is a chronic condition with a variety of risk factors and etiologies. For many patients, stress can be a contributing factor. Here's what to know about blepharitis and stress to help your patients move forward with their care!