Micaela Gobeille, OD, MS, FAAO

  • Assistant Professor of Optometry


Fellowship, Lions Low Vision Rehabilitation, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Residency, Primary Eye Care, Vision Therapy, and Low Vision Rehabilitation, Northport Veteran’s Affairs Hospital
MS, Vision Science, New England College of Optometry
OD, New England College of Optometry

Areas of Expertise

Professional Honors & Awards

Research Awards
Travel Grant Recipient, ARVO 2020
Allergan Resident Travel Fellowship, American Academy of Optometry, 2018
Edward I. Goodlaw Student Travel Fellowship, American Academy of Optometry, 2017
Minnie Flaura Turner Fund for Impaired Vision Award, 2017
Beta Sigma Kappa Student Research Grant, 2016
Envision-Atwell Award, 2016
NIH T35 Research Training Fellowship, 2015

Clinical, Academic, & Extracurricular Awards
William Feinbloom Low Vision Award, NECO, 2018
Bill Mattingly Memorial Scholarship, El Paso Community Foundation, 2018
Alumni Scholarship, NECO, 2018
VOSH-ONE Student Grant Award, VOSH-ONE, 2017
Beider Moral Obligation Scholarship, NECO, 2017
Allard Compassionate Clinician Award, NECO, 2017
Walmart Scholarship, 2016
J. Pat Cummings Scholarship, American Optometric Foundation, 2016
Presidential Scholarship, NECO, 2014-2018
Alumni Leadership Scholarship, NECO, 2014-2018
Irving Fradkin Honorary Scholarship, NECO, 2014-2018

Practice Locations

Boston Medical Center
Holyoke Community Health Center
Lynn Community Health Center
NECO Center for Eye Care
The Carroll Center

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Optometry, Fellow
American Optometric Association
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
Connecticut Association of Optometrists
Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity, Connecticut chapter

Research Interests

Low Vision

Publications & Presentations

  • Gobeille M, Bradley C, Goldstein J, Massof R. Calibration of the Activity Inventory Item Bank: a patient-reported outcome measurement instrument for low vision rehabilitation. Transl Vis Sci Technol. 2021;10(6):12, https://doi.org/10.1167/tvst.0.0.2748.
  • Gobeille M, Patel S, Meltzer B, Fischer M. Evaluation of diplopia complicated by advanced visual field loss: A clinical application of luster testing. Optom Vis Perf 2020;8(3): 122-7.
  • K Squier, M Gobeille. (2019) ‘Optical Principles and Magnification of Devices’ Low Vision Rehabilitation. Ridgeview Publishing.
  • Gobeille M, Malkin A, Jamara R, Ross N. Utilization and abandonment of low vision devices prescribed on a mobile clinic, Optom Vis Sci 2018; 95: 859–864. doi: 10.1097/OPX.0000000000001267
  • Gobeille M, Malkin A, Jamara R, Ross NC. Clinical outcomes of low vision rehabilitation delivered by a mobile clinic. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 2018; 38: 193–202. doi: 10.1111/opo.12440