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.
In addition to providing exams for glasses and contact lenses, Dr. Finke has extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of ocular diseases including dry eye disease, glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. She also has over a decade of experience in pre- and post-operative cataract surgery care.
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.
We are proud to welcome Dr. Marla Moon as the newest addition to our optometric team! Dr. Moon graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science degree, and then went on to graduate with honors from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1982. She completed her residency in Pediatrics and Binocular Vision Rehabilitation at the Eye Institute of PA College of Optometry.
Dr. Moon has 39+ years’ experience in her field. She has additionally been a member of the American Optometric Association (AOA), the Pennsylvania Optometric Association (POA), and the Mid-Counties Optometric Association (MCOS) for her entire professional career.
Dr. Moon specializes in treating pediatric and geriatric patients, as well as patients with special challenges, vision and learning issues, vision therapy/rehabilitation, concussion/traumatic brain injury, and all vision rehabilitative care needs.
In her spare time, Dr. Moon enjoys getting heavily involved in our community, currently serving on the Centre County United Way Women’s Leadership Committee and the Centre County Local Children’s Team committee.
Give us a call today and we'll be happy to discuss your needs and come up with a treatment that works for you. Our eye doctors serve State College, Pennsylvania and the greater surrounding area.
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