Amanda Steele, OD - Investigator

Amanda Steele, OD earned her undergraduate degree at Meredith College in Raleigh, NC followed by her Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN graduating with top clinician awards in both her final years. Dr. Steele completed a fellowship in refractive surgery co-management at LaserVue in Orlando, FL. Dr. Steele returned to Raleigh in 2001 where she practiced all facets of comprehensive eye care at Eye Care Associates/MyEyeDr and received the Optometrist of the Year Award in 2008. She was invited to join the faculty of Duke University Eye Center in Durham as Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology in 2018 where she specialized in ocular surface diseases such as meibomian gland dysfunction and dry eye disease. She worked collaboratively with the surgeons and provided post-operative care in addition to comprehensive eye care. Dr. Steele has had the privilege of mentoring many Triangle-area optometrists throughout the last several years in clinic as well as in local continuing education lectures. She is an active member of the American Optometric Association, North Carolina Optometric Society and the Eastern District Optometric Society. Dr. Steele has dedicated her career to the research and management of ocular surface disease and is very passionate about educating patients about their visual system as well as diagnosing and treating their ocular conditions. She is particularly passionate about treating dry eye disease.

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