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Elaime Hernandez, OD, FAAO

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Section of Optometry

Elaime Hernandez, OD, FAAO is an assistant professor of Ophthalmology in the section of Optometry at Emory Eye Center and Grady Hospital. Dr. Hernandez’s emphasis is in primary care and ocular disease. She provides comprehensive eye exams including glasses and the management of ocular health.

National Recognition

Dr. Hernandez is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and a member of the Georgia and American Optometric Associations.  Dr. Hernandez is recipient of the Robert Johnson’s Pediatric and Binocular Vision Award given by the National Optometric Association in 2013.

Areas of Clinical Interest

• Comprehensive eye examinations;

• Prescriptions for eyeglasses and soft contact lenses;

• Low vision and visual rehabilitation;

• Conducting vision screenings in health fairs for Hispanic and underserved communities.

Elaime Hernandez, OD Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science, Psychology, Fordham University, New York, NY, 2005-09

Postgraduate: Doctor of Optometry, State University of New York College of Optometry, New York, NY, 2010-14

Residency: Residency in Ocular Disease, Low Vision, and Acquired Brain Injury, Veterans Administration Hospital, West Haven, CT, 2014-15


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