Alexis G. Malkin, OD, FAAO

  • Associate Professor of Optometry
  • Attending, NECO Center for Eye Care, Commonwealth
  • Attending, Boston University Eye Associates, Middleboro and Brockton
  • Attending, The Cotting School
  • Attending, Boston Medical Center

Credentials

Lions Vision Rehabilitation Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Residency, Low Vision Rehabilitation and Vision Therapy, Northport VA Hospital
OD, New England College of Optometry

Areas of Expertise

Professional Honors & Awards

2021 Top 150 Eye Doctors in the United States, Newsweek Magazine
Fellow, American Academy of Optometry

Practice Locations

NECO Center for Eye Care, Commonwealth
Boston University Eye Associates, Middleboro and Brockton
The Cotting School
Boston Medical Center

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Optometry
Boston Host Lions Club
Friendship Works Far-Sighted Committee Member
Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (MAB), Board Member
New England College of Optometry Alumni Board Member

Research Interests

Low Vision
Clinical Outcomes
Technology for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Access to Care

Publications & Presentations

  1. Malkin A, Chan TL, Protosow K, Ross NC, Bittner, AK. Study of Optical Aids for Reading: A survey of perceived barriers among optometrists in referral and provision of low vision care for mild visual impairment. Optometry and Vision Science, 2020: 97:45-51.
  2. Gobeille M, Malkin AG, Jamara R, Ross NC. Utilization and abandonment of low vision devices prescribed on a mobile clinic. Optometry and Vision Science, 2018: 95: 859-864.
  3. Gobeille M, Malkin A, Jamara R and Ross NC. Clinical outcomes of low vision rehabilitation delivered by a mobile clinic. Ophthalmic and Physiologic Optics, 2018: 38, 193-202.
  4. Malkin A, Goldstein JE, Massof RW and the Low Vision Research Network Study Group. Multi-Variable regression model of the EuroQoL-5D (EQ-5D) in patients seeking outpatient low vision rehabilitation. Ophthalmic Epidemiology, 2017: 24, 174-180.
  5. Goldstein JE, Jackson ML, Fox SM, Deremeik JT, Massof RW and the Low Vision Research Network Study Group. Clinically meaningful rehabilitation outcomes of low vision patients served by outpatient clinical centers. JAMA Ophthalmology 2015: 133, 762-769