Dr. Roxanne Achong-Coan received her Bachelors of Science at the University of Toronto in Canada and received her Doctorate in Optometry from the New England College of Optometry in 1998. She has current therapeutic Pharmaceutical Certification in Florida and has the certification in the management and treatment of ocular disease. She also completed her residency in cornea and contact lenses at the Pacific University College of Optometry in Oregon where she is currently a clinical adjunct assistant professor where she assists with clinical research projects. She won the top clinical research poster at the Global Specialty Lens Symposium in 2012 on keratoconus versus normal eyes. In Nov 2016, she was also voted as one of the top 250 doctors out of approximately 40,000 optometrists in the nation by Primary Care Optometry News. She also lectures to other optometrists for their continuing education on specialty fitting of contact lenses and has performed several contact lens workshops. She is currently a consultant for two contact lens companies.
Dr. Achong-Coan is a member of the American Optometric Association, Florida Optometric Association, Central Florida Society of Optometric Physicians. She is also a member and a fellow of the Orthokeratology Academy of America and a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.
She is currently in private group practice in the Orlando area for the past 16 years where she does primary care, specialty contact lens evaluations, and has recently developed the Dry Eye Center of Orlando.