Dr. Olivia Bass graduated as salutatorian from the New England College of Optometry in Boston, MA after completing clinical training at Veterans Affairs Hudson Valley Health Care System, Open Cities Health Center in St. Paul, MN, Eye Centers of South Florida, and Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation in Bethel, AK. While receiving her optometric education, she was an active member of the Public Health Club and conducted research regarding eye care for the homeless population of Boston.
She completed her residency in Pediatric Optometry and Ocular Disease at BronxCare Health System in Bronx, NY. Dr. Bass’ interests include fitting pediatric specialty contact lenses, the treatment of strabismic, refractive and deprivational amblyopia, refractive and non-refractive forms of strabismus, binocular vision disorders, and pediatric and adult ocular- and neuro-pathology.
Dr. Bass is a member of the American Optometric Association, New York State Optometric Association and American Academy of Optometry. Dr. Bass knows conversational American Sign Language and speaks conversational Spanish.