Dr. Kara Heying graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry in 1998, where her external clinical training included the Veteran’s Hospital in Hampton, Virginia and Perry Point, Maryland. Further emphasis into pediatric optometry was done at the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. Upon graduating, Dr. Heying received highest honors in the area of pediatric clinical training. She also received the Cribb Scholarship for exemplary patient care performance. After graduating, she returned to her home town of Cedar Rapids, IA and began in private practice. Building upon her interest in children’s eyecare, she developed a sub-specialty within her private practice including children’s eyecare and vision therapy.
Today, Dr. Kara Heying has a successful pediatric and vision therapy practice. She is a fellowship trained Developmental Optometrist with the College of Optometrists in Vision Development and has 11 years of experience. She lectures locally, nationally and internationally on the connection between vision and learning. To learn more about her specialty field of vision care please visit her website at creyecare.com or covd.org or pavevision.org.
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