BS, San Diego State University
Residency in Pediatric Optometry and Vision Therapy, SCCO
Catherine Heyman, OD, received her Doctor of Optometry degree in 1993 from the Southern California College of Optometry after earning her BS degree in Biology from San Diego State University. She then completed a residency in Pediatric Optometry and Vision Therapy at the Southern California College of Optometry in 1994.
She is a Fellow and a Diplomate in the Binocular Vision and Vision Perception Section of the American Academy of Optometry as well as a Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development. Her research interests include the effects of visual impairment in children on accommodation, amblyopia and strabismus.
At present, Dr. Heyman is an Associate Professor and the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs at the Southern California College of Optometry. She is the Coordinator of the Vision Program at the Blind Children’s Learning Center in Santa Ana and coordinates the Special Population/ Pediatric Visual Impairment Service at the University Eye Center at Ketchum Health.