Dr. Hilary Gaiser is an Assistant Professor of Optometry in the department of Primary Care with interests in the areas of pediatric optometry, vision-screening technology and binocular vision. She is particularly interested in clinical research related to amblyopia and strabismus and technology to better detect and manage these conditions. Dr. Gaiser is the lead instructor for the Principles and Practices of Optometry (PPO III) course as well as a lecturer on introductory binocular vision theory and methods for testing. She also serves as a lab instructor for PPO and has served as facilitator for the Clinical Reasoning II & III courses.
After receiving her Doctor of Optometry Degree in 2015, she went on the complete her Master’s of Vision Science in 2016 on the detection of refractive amblyogenic risk factors in preschoolers by the Spot™ vision-screening device. She continues to pursue clinical research in the areas of vision-screening technologies, amblyopia and binocular vision. Dr. Gaiser currently precepts OD2, OD3 and OD 4 students at Charles River Community Health Center and enjoys teaching her students about working with a diverse patient base.