Dean McGee Eye Institute Announces Appointment of Optometrist/Contact Lens Specialist

Dean McGee Eye Institute Announces Appointment of Optometrist/Contact Lens Specialist

OKLAHOMA CITY— The Dean McGee Eye Institute (DMEI) announced the appointment of optometrist and contact lens specialist Dr. Rosita Ghazanfari, who is now seeing patients at the Institute’s Oklahoma Health Center facility in Oklahoma City and at its Edmond location. She is a clinical instructor in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine.

Dr. Ghazanfari began her educational career at the University of Oklahoma, earning her bachelor’s degree in Zoology and Biomedical Sciences. Her graduate work took her to Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, where she graduated summa cum laude with a Doctor of Optometry degree.

She subsequently completed rigorous training in specialty contact lens fitting at the State University of New York (SUNY) University Eye Clinic in New York City, which also included clinical experience at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, before joining the Dean McGee Eye Institute.

Dr. Ghazanfari offers a comprehensive optometry and contact lens practice in the Institute’s central location at 608 Stanton L. Young Boulevard in Oklahoma City and in Edmond at 1005 Medical Park Boulevard.

About the Dean McGee Eye Institute
The Dean McGee Eye Institute is dedicated to serving all Oklahomans and the global community through excellence and leadership in patient care, education and vision research. It is one of the largest and most respected eye institutes in the United States and houses the Department of Ophthalmology for the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Its research and training programs are among the most highly regarded in the country. Nineteen of the Institute’s ophthalmologists are listed in the Best Doctors in America; its Director of Vision Research is a Past President of the International Society for Eye Research, Past Vice President of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) and a recipient of ARVO’s prestigious Proctor Medal; two members of the faculty are recent or current directors of the American Board of Ophthalmology; three serve on the Board of Trustees of the American Academy of Ophthalmology; one is Vice Chair of the Residency Review Committee in Ophthalmology for the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education; and one is President of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a Past President of the American Glaucoma Society. For more information, visit

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