Vision Therapy, Comprehensive Eye Exams, Management of Ocular Disease, Contact Lenses
A Board Certified Doctor of Optometry, Christine R. Nicholson, O.D. enjoys practicing primary eye care as well as being involved in the treatment and management of ocular disease. She is a member of the American Optometric Association, a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and she has published various articles in peer-reviewed optometric journals.
Dr. Nicholson received her undergraduate degree in Biology from the State University of New York College of Cortland. She then went on to obtain her professional degree at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia. While there she received several scholarships and awards and was inducted into Beta Sigma Kappa National Optometric Honor Society. Following graduation, Dr. Nicholson continued her education at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry and completed a one-year residency program in Primary Care, which enabled her to co-manage with ophthalmology specialists.
In addition to providing quality eye care to adults and children, Dr. Nicholson also participates in the co-management of pre and postoperative cataract and glaucoma patients, as well as the consultation and management of LASIK laser vision correction patients. She has lectured on topics involving the aging eye, and early detection and treatment of eye problems.
Dr. Nicholson is an expert in vision therapy, where she utilizes various exercises to strengthen eye muscles in cases of eye coordination, double vision, and focusing problems.
Dr. Nicholson has also had LASIK performed on herself by Dr. Stein and testifies to the excitement of freedom from glasses and contact lenses! An avid sports enthusiast, she enjoys running and outdoor activities. Christine and her husband, Brian Cohen, who is also an optometrist, have three children, and reside in Yardley PA.