Dr. Amelia G. Bartolone is an optometrist specializing in pediatrics and vision therapy. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of the Holy Cross in 1991, and her Doctor of Optometry degree from SUNY State College of Optometry in 1995. Dr. Bartolone received her residency training in pediatrics and vision therapy at The Eye Institute in Philadelphia.
Dr. Bartolone is an Associate Clinical Professor at the SUNY State College of Optometry in New York City, where she examines infants, children and adults, while teaching current optometry students. She also devotes time to examining patients with special needs, and is involved in clinical research involving farsightedness, lazy eye, and learning delays. As a vision training specialist, Dr. Bartolone assists patients in overcoming aiming and focusing problems, which cause eye strain and interfere with learning. She also helps detect and treat problems which can lead to lazy eye.
Dr. Bartolone is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. She is a member of the New York State Optometric Association, and was named New York State Young Optometrist of the Year in 2003. She is published in a number of peer-reviewed journals, and lectures nationally. Dr. Bartolone is the visual rehabilitation consultant at the Northeast Center for Special Care, the largest traumatic brain rehabilitation facility in the northeast.
She lives in Stone Ridge with her husband and two daughters.