Dr. Jennifer Stone
Dr. Jennifer L. Stone graduated summa cum laude from Michigan State University, with a Bachelor's of Science in Human Biology. She completed her Doctor of Optometry training at Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia. Dr. Stone received numerous awards for her scholastic and clinical achievements, including the Varilux Scholarship, the Alcon Clinical Excellence Award and the American Academy of Optometry Travel Grant Fellowship Award.
Dr. Stone completed her residency in ocular disease at the Baltimore Veterans Affairs Hospital. During that time, she also trained with the faculty from the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital in the sub-specialties of glaucoma, retina, cornea, LASIK surgery and specialty contact lenses.
Dr. Stone’s research pursuits have included isolating a genetic link for glaucoma, exploring novel medication delivery systems and educating patients and colleagues about all aspects of eye drop compliance and adherence. Dr. Stone has also traveled to Madurai, India to teach and assist in developing a new optometry curriculum for the Aravind Eye Hospitals, the largest self-sufficient eye care system in the world. Prior to joining the Mercy Department of Ophthalmology, Dr. Stone practiced in a glaucoma practice diagnosing and treating all forms of the disease.
Awards and Recognitions:
American Academy of Optometry Travel Grant Fellowship Award
Alcon Clinical Excellence Award
Candidate for Fellowship in the American Academy of Optometry
Member of the Optometric Glaucoma Society