Elizabeth Muckley, O.D., F.A.A.O

Dr. Muckley is the Director of Optometric Services at NE Ohio Eye Surgeons in Kent, Ohio where she concentrates in medical glaucoma and post-operative care of the anterior segment.  A nationally recognized leader in the profession of optometry, Dr. Muckley was President of the Ohio Optometric Association in 2020, and subsequently served on the OOA Board of Directors for 9 years.  She also served as past Legislative Chair, where she was instrumental in the passage of 3 Ohio Laws including scope of practice expansion. 

Dr. Muckley’s passion for managing glaucoma led her to be the 2nd female optometrist to be accepted in the Optometric Glaucoma Society in 2004 and glaucoma chapter author in Lou Catania’s upcoming 3rd edition of the Primary Care of the Anterior Segment textbook. She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Optometry, where she previously served on the Nominating (Chair) and Research Committees. She currently is on the AAO Governance Task Force and AOA Research and Information Committee.  She is also the Education Chair of the East West Eye Conference. 

Dr. Muckley has received many career awards for her service to the profession and patient care, but most notably was recognized in 2008 as the American Optometric Association’s Young Optometrist of the Year and in 2021 as the Ohio Optometrist of the Year.