Geneva Cleveland, OD, FAAO is board-certified by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry. She is also a clinical instructor of ophthalmology at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences and the director of Contact Lens Services at The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates. Dr. Cleveland received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Missouri – St. Louis College of Optometry. She completed her residency in Primary Eye Care and Vision Rehabilitation through the State University of New York College of Optometry’s residency program at the Northport Veterans Administration Medical Center. Dr. Cleveland is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.
As a clinical assistant instructor at SUNY College of Optometry, she was able to foster her love for education, precepting optometry students from colleges throughout the east coast. Additionally, she has been able to lecture on a variety of eye health topics to students, peers, and patients. Dr. Cleveland is also active in the clinical education of interns and residents here at GWU, regularly lecturing on contact lenses, low vision, and optics.
Dr. Cleveland provides comprehensive eye care and specializes in contact lens fitting. She fits contact lenses to address nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, and the need for reading glasses. She also provides specialty contact lens fitting for eye problems such as keratoconus, irregular corneas, corneal ectasia, aphakia, high myopia, anisometropia, severe dry eyes, and irregular pupils.
Dr. Cleveland is also experienced in providing low vision rehabilitation for a variety of eye health diseases, including macular degeneration, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy, as well as acquired brain injury.
Dr. Cleveland is interested in building long-lasting relationships with her patients and hopes to foster clear communication and trust.