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Nataly M. Fahim, OD, FAAO

Assistant Professor

College of Optometry

E-Mail: nfahim@westernu.edu

Phone: 909-469-8612 | Fax: 909-706-3905

Website: www.westernu.edu

Join year: 2011

Education

Primary Care Optometry Residency, 2010, Southern College of Optometry

OD, 2009, Nova Southeastern University

BA, 2003, California State University

Certification

Fellow, 2012, American Academy of Optometry

Professional Experience

Primary care, Ocular disease and Contact lenses

Work Site

Western University of Health Sciences Eye Care Center, Staff Optometrist

Teaching Experience

Instructor, Elective II, Western University of Health Sciences, College of Optometry

Co-Instructor,  Principles and Practice of Optometry II, III, IV, V Labs, Western University of Health Sciences, College of Optometry 

Co-Instructor, Ocular Disease II Lab, Western University of Health Sciences, College of Optometry

Courses

Clinical Pearls for Becoming an Independent Clinician, College of Optometry

Principles and Practice of Optometry II Laboratory Instruction, College of Optometry 

Principles and Practice of Optometry III Laboratory Instruction, College of Optometry 

Principles and Practice of Optometry IV Laboratory Instruction, College of Optometry

Principles and Practice of Optometry V Laboratory Instruction, College of Optometry 

Contact Lens II Laboratory Instruction, College of Optometry

Ocular Disease II Laboratory Instruction, College of Optometry

Awards

Western University College of Optometry, Best Lab Instructor, 2012

Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Graduate and Lifetime Membership

Optometry Honors Program/Graduation with Professional Distinction

Organizations

Fellow, American Academy of Optometry

Member, American Optometric Association

Member, California Optometric Association

Member, Rio Hondo Optometric Society

Lifetime Mmember, Beta Sigma Kappa

Member, Arabic Christian Medical Association

Committees

Member, Curriculum Committee

Member, Student Performance Committee

Publication

Chronic versus Acute Presentations of Phlyctenular Keratoconjunctivitis.  Co-author, American Academy of Optometry 2014

Educational Effectiveness of Digital Imaging in Optometric Pre-Clinical Contact Lens and Anterior Lens Instruction.  Co-author, Global Specialty Lens Symposium 2013

From Anemia to HIV: What a Cotton Wool Spot May Indicate. Co-author, American Optometric Association 2011

Acute Retinal Necrosis: An Uncommon Ocular Complication of the Herpes Virus. Co-author; American Optometric Association 2010

Visual Recovery Secondary to a Cilioretinal Artery in Central Retinal Artery Occlusion. Co-author; American Optometric Association 2010