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Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

Susanna Tamkins, OD

General Information

Susanna  Tamkins, OD


Academic Title

  • Pediatric Optometrist
  • Research Scientist

Clinical Specialties


Clinical Areas

Pediatric Optometry and Strabismus
Primary Eye Care

Research Interests

Amblyopia treatment
Contact lens correction in children
Convergence insufficiency
Epidemiology of childhood visual impairment
Impact of visual impairment on the quality of life in children
Refractive error development
Strabismus, history and treatment


University of Scranton

Scranton, PA

B.S. and O.D.
College of Optometry University of California

Berkeley, CA

The Eye Institute Pennsylvania College of Optometry

Elkins Park, PA

Practice Locations

  • UMHC - Lennar
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at Miami