The optometrists here at Heimer Eye Care specialize in the medical and optical care of the eyes and visual system. The care they provide includes eye exams as well as the diagnosis and medical treatment of some eye disorders and diseases. They also provide prescriptions for eyeglasses and contact lenses.
Dr. Finke graduated with honors from Indiana University with her doctorate of Optometry degree as well as a prior Bachelor of Science in Biology diploma. Upon graduation, Dr. Finke joined Heimer Eye Care, practicing in both State College and Tyrone.
Dr. Finke has extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of ocular diseases such as glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. Additionally, she is a specialist in the treatment of dry eye disease as well as the fitting of specialty contact lenses.
Although Dr. Finke was raised in the state of Indiana, she loves living in the Centre region. Outside of the clinic, Dr. Finke enjoys spending time with her husband and children as well as her extended family, all of whom happily live in the region as well.
Dr. Wood, a Bellefonte native, graduated with honors from West Chester University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science degree. She then went on to The New England College of Optometry in Boston where she obtained her doctorate of Optometry degree.
Dr. Wood specializes in the management of eye diseases like diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and dry eye disease. She also assists Dr. Jeffrey Heimer during the postoperative period following cataract extraction.
Dr. Wood worked in the Allentown area for one year before returning to Bellefonte with her husband and two children.
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