Delegate Profile

Shana Zeitlin

Job TitleOD

Company NameHomeSight Eye Care

About

Dr. Zeitlin is the CEO and Medical Director of HomeSight Eye Care, providing medical optometric services to patients in skilled nursing, assisted, and independent living facilities, as well as to homebound patients by doing house calls. Prior to starting the company in 2018, she worked as an optometrist both in these alternative settings and in the traditional office setting. She continues to care for office patients at Ozer Family Vision Care in Boothwyn, Pennsylvania. Dr. Zeitlin is also an adjunct professor in both fall and spring semesters for the Ophthalmic Technician program at the Community College of Philadelphia. Before entering optometry school, she spent two years in virology research at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia, with a focus in vaccine development. She has contributed to several publications and abstracts in top research journals. Dr. Zeitlin is a 2013 graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University, where she was her class president and was active in multiple student advisory boards. Having worked closely with the Department of Ophthalmology at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, Dr. Zeitlin has extensive experience in the field of ocular disease, including the diagnosis of macular degeneration and visually significant cataracts, and the treatment of multiple types of glaucoma. Dr. Zeitlin has a particular interest in medical optometry, especially geriatric eye care. She has worked in numerous skilled and assisted nursing facilities, and has developed proficiency working with patients who can be difficult to examine, including those with dementia, advanced multiple sclerosis, and marked cerebral palsy. Dr. Zeitlin is also skilled in contact lens fittings, including multifocal, toric, and gas permeable lens fittings, as well as general primary care optometry. Dr. Zeitlin licensed in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey to the highest therapeutic level. She is a current member of the American Optometric Association and the Pennsylvania Optometric Association. She served as the chair of the POA Student Membership Committee and is a current member of the POA Legislative Action Committee. She is a board member and the immediate past president of the Bucks-Montgomery Optometric Society. Dr. Zeitlin lectures nationally to allied health personnel, including ophthalmic technicians and opticians. Dr. Zeitlin currently resides in Philadelphia with her husband, son, and their small white fuzzy dog. In her spare time, Dr. Zeitlin enjoys ballet and ballroom dancing, cooking gourmet meals, and planning her family's next vacation.

Education Sessions

  • The Medical Bases for Optical Prescription Changes

    September 25, 2020, 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    The optician often encounters the patient where the visual outcome after dispensing may not be as expected. This may result from changes in the patient's ocular...

    • Language: English
  • What the Patient Says vs. What the Patient Means

    September 25, 2020, 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    This is basic front desk/triage material with an emphasis on the correct questions to ask in order to ferret out the true meaning of a patient complaint. Case p...

    • Language: English
  • Clinical Ocular Concepts for Opticians and Technicians

    September 25, 2020, 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    This is a repeat of the same immersion level talk we have done for years that we used to call Boot Camp. I feel there is value in providing this course at every...

    • Language: English
  • Cataract Surgery Comanagement for Opticians - Optical Solutions to Suboptimal Outcomes

    September 25, 2020, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Cataract surgery provides excellent outcomes for the majority of patients. There are patients, however, with nagging visual complaints where intervention by the...

    • Language: English
  • Optical Boot Camp

    September 26, 2020, 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Immersion for the individual new to ophthalmic practice. You will learn basic anatomy and function of the eye.

    • Language: English
  • Eye Disease with Deadly Consequences

    September 26, 2020, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Perhaps the most important eye conditions for anyone involved in eye care to be aware of are those with severe disease associations and possible deadly conseque...

    • Language: English