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Dr. Eilene Kinzer, O.D., M.Ed. / V.F.L., F.A.A.O.


Content Development & Editor

Dr. Eilene Kinzer is an Editor for Optical Training Institute. As an Editor, her responsibilities include reviewing content for the Optician Development Program and continuing education courses as well as evaluating content for technical accuracy.

In addition to serving as an Editor for the Optician Development Program, Dr. Kinzer serves as an Associate Professor of Optometry at University of Pikeville’s Kentucky College of Optometry. In this role, she teaches myriad courses ranging from Basic Optometry Theory and Techniques I and II to Ophthalmic Optics and Ocular Anatomy to Leadership in Health Care and Personal Development. Her research interests include diabetes and glaucoma.

Dr. Kinzer earned her Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) from Pacific University College of Optometry, where she graduated with honors. Dr. Kinzer completed an Advanced Ocular Care residency at Indiana University College of Optometry. She also earned a Master of Education, Visual Function in Learning (M.Ed. / V.F.L.) degree from Pacific University and a Bachelor of Science in Biology (B.S.), summa cum laude, from Metropolitan State College of Denver. Dr. Kinzer is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.