Dr. Elsa Sheerer received her Doctor of Optometry degree from SUNY College of Optometry. She completed her residency training in pediatric optometry at SUNY College of Optometry and Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center in Brooklyn, New York. She specializes in diagnosis and treatment of various ocular and visual conditions affecting the pediatric population such as amblyopia, strabismus, and refractive error. She also manages pediatric ocular disease.
In addition to performing comprehensive eye exams for adults and children, Dr. Sheerer also enjoys providing eye care to children and adults with special needs such as Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and autism.
Dr. Sheerer is the current Vice President of the Optometric Society of the City of New York. Dr. Sheerer is a member of the American Optometric Association, American Academy of Optometry (AAO), College of Optometrists in Visual Development (COVD). Dr. Sheerer has volunteered her time with Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity in a mission trip to Peru. Dr. Sheerer has previously presented at the AAO and COVD annual meetings.
Dr. Sheerer speaks fluent English and Spanish.