Dr. Jamie Kuzniar Will Be Joining Our Practice July 15!
Birmingham Vision Care is proud to announce that our clinic is expanding. Dr. Jamie Kuzniar will be joining our practice July 15th.
Dr. Jamie Kuzniar was born and raised in Saginaw, Michigan. She received her Bachelor ofScience degree from Saginaw Valley State University. During her undergraduate career, Dr. Kuzniar interned at The Dow Chemical Company in their toxicology and environmental research department.
Dr. Kuzniar received her Doctorate of Optometry degree from Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University. During optometry school, she received in depth training in specialty contact lenses and the treatment and management of ocular diseases – such as macular degeneration and glaucoma. She also had clinical training at the Wyoming VA (Grand Rapids, MI) and Kresge Eye Institute. Dr. Kuzniar was the president of SVOSH (Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity) and traveled to Coya, Peru and San Carlos, Mexico onoptometric mission trips to provide eye examinations to the less fortunate. She also was awarded the Gas Permeable Lens Institute: Clinical Excellence in the Field ofGP Contact Lenses Award.
After optometry school, Dr. Kuzniar completed a Corneal Disease and Contact Lens Residency atIndiana University. During her residency, she gained advanced experience with specialty contact lenses to treat various conditions such as irregular astigmatism, keratoconus, post-corneal transplants, post-LASIK ectasia, post-RK corneas, and severe dry eye. Dr. Kuzniar has a passion for fitting scleral contact lenses, which are cutting-edge large diameter gas permeable lenses used to treat advanced corneal conditions. She also enjoys fitting orthokeratology (CRT) lenses and challenging multifocal patients.
Dr. Kuzniar is currently pursuing her Fellowship of the American Academy of Optometry as well as her Fellow of the Scleral Lens Education Society. She is also an active member of the AOA (American Optometric Association) and the MOA (Michigan Optometric Association). Dr. Kuzniar is happily married with one dog. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, and cheering on the Detroit Red Wings.