Meet Dr. Jessica Vickery
Dr. Jessica Vickery, O.D. brings to our practice some much welcomed southern charm. She graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Biology from Fayetteville State University in North Carolina. Dr. Vickery was also awarded both the Department of Biology Student of the Year and the College of Arts and Sciences Student of the Year Awards.
She has contributed research in STEM programs and continues to participate in ocular research today. She has published her work in the journal Modern Optometry and works alongside Dr. Pramanik with the Johns Hopkins School of Biomedical Engineering mentoring young engineers who seek to develop the next generation of diagnostic and therapeutic equipment. Her optometric education was completed at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN where she graduated with honors. She was also awarded Clinical Excellence in the field of Gas Permeable Contact Lenses. Dr. Vickery also expanded her training in ocular disease while serving our veterans at the Greenville Veterans Affairs Health Care Center in Greenville, NC. She has a deep respect for all veterans that was enriched after her year of training with the Army ROTC at Campbell University. At Piedmont Eye Care Associates in Charlotte, NC, her training was focused on Dry Eye Disease management. She is dedicated to treating patients with dry eye disease of varying complexities including Sjogren’s syndrome. Dr. Vickery is very passionate about helping her patients becoming successful contact lens wearers. She completed a residency with training in specialty contact lenses and management of corneal diseases. Upon completion, she earned the Bernard Blaustein Resident of the Year Award. She is currently adjunct faculty through Salus University and contributes to the training of doctors in our residency program. Dr. Vickery has contributed to published materials and a podcast on topics educating about various ocular diseases. She would love to meet you and manage your eye care needs in our Towson, MD and York, PA locations. When Dr. Vickery is not taking care of patients, she enjoys being in the mountains and being outdoors. She loves trying new foods and is open to any suggestions to explore in our area!