Dr. Zelkha, OD

Dr. Zelkha was born in Iran and grew up in Brookline, MA. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from the Simmons College, Boston in 2007. Dr. Zelkha earned her Doctorate of Optometry in 2014 from Western University of Health Sciences, College of Optometry. Additionally, she was a student fellow with the American Academy of Optometry.

Her clinical externships included: primary eye care at a busy Ophthalmology practice setting in Encino, CA, private practices in Southern California, a free outpatient clinic in Pacoima, CA, and behavioral optometry with a NeuroVision Rehabilitation and Vision Therapy in Valencia, CA.

Dr. Zelkha has had extensive training in ocular disease, pediatrics, geriatrics, specialty contact lenses, and pre- and post-operative co-management of patients undergoing LASIK and cataract surgery.

In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, hiking, traveling, and most importantly, spending quality time with family and friends.

ORGANIZATIONS

  • American Optometric Association
  • Massachusetts Optometric Association
  • Contact Lens and Cornea, AOA
  • CLINICAL
  • Dry Eye -comprehensive evaluation and treatment
  • Contact Lenses - scleral, rigid gas permeable, and hybrid
  • Primary Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exams
  • Emergencies

COMMUNITY

While in school, Dr. Zelkha was involved in an optometric service to humanity mission trip (SOSH) to El Salvador, where students provided much needed eye care to remote areas of the country. She was also involved in vision screenings, and school vision screenings for kindergarten and pre-school children.

Specialties

Retinal Specialist

As the leading cause of blindness in the United States, retinal disorders are serious conditions that require attentive medical care. The outstanding retinal treatment experts at Boston Eye Physicians & Surgeons lend their extensive experience and expertise to provide patients with high quality treatments for retinal conditions.