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Department of Vision Science

This department provides courses that promote an understanding of the theory and application of optics, as well as the structure and function of normal and abnormal visual systems. The curriculum includes optics, vision testing, binocular vision, and visual neuroscience.
Department Chair: Nancy Coletta, OD, PhD

Department of Vision Science Faculty



Research Scientist



Department of Vision Science Courses

Nancy Coletta

Nancy Coletta, OD
Department Chair Vision Science

"Imaging the retina is a hot area of research, because if you can see what’s going on in the eye in early phases of a disease process, this might lead to earlier intervention, and more effective treatment."
Nancy Coletta, OD, PhD, Director of Graduate Studies

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