3 faculty named to Newsweek’s Best Optometrists list

Three NECO faculty and attending optometrists were recently named in in Newsweek’s America’s Best Eye Doctors. Newsweek published a list of the top 150 optometrists, as recognized through a survey measuring different attributes including quality of care, continuity of care, and quality of technical equipment used.

Anita Gulmiri, OD, FAAO is an assistant professor of clinical optometry at NECO, attending optometrist at NECO Center for Eye Care, and a recognized expert in contact lenses. She specializes in fitting and managing both routine contact lens as well as specialty design lenses for the treatment of irregular corneal conditions and ocular surface disease such as keratoconus, post- penetrating keratoplasty, aphakia, and severe cases of dry eye, amongst many other corneal conditions.

Nicole Pogue, OD, FAAO is an assistant professor of clinical optometry and clinical director of optometry services and residency at The Dimock Center, where she is also attending optometrist.  After graduating from optometry school, Dr. Pogue completed her residency in community health optometry at the Dimock Community Health Center in Roxbury, MA through New England College of Optometry’s residency program.

Lexi Malkin, OD, FAAO is an associate professor of optometry and attending optometrist at NECO Center for Eye Care with a focus on low vision rehabilitation, Dr. Malkin also has an interest in clinical research directed at gaining a better understanding of outcome measures and improved access to low vision care. She has published numerous peer-reviewed manuscripts in low vision rehabilitation and clinical outcomes. and has lectured throughout the US and internationally on a variety of topics including patient outcomes, optics, and technology in low vision.