Dr. Michelle Battaglia-Capogna is a graduate of The New England College of Optometry. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Manhattanville College in Purchase, NY. Dr. Battaglia-Capogna’s prior position as a Research Analyst at the State University of New York College of Optometry influenced her decision to pursue her career as an optometrist. As a Research Analyst, she co-authored several posters and papers which primarily focused on the various technologies that currently aid in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of optic nerve neuropathies and various retinal lesions. Her publications include a comparative article on numerous technologies utilized in the eye care industry and detailed a case study on the usefulness of the Optomap retinal exam.
Dr. Battaglia-Capogna is an affiliate doctor with TLC Laser Center in Garden City, NY for pre and post-op care for LASIK/PRK vision correction. She provides a comprehensive eye health analysis and contact lens fittings. Her contact lens specialties include fitting sophisticated rigid gas permeable lenses, soft contact lenses for astigmatism correction, and multifocal designs.
Dr. Battaglia-Capogna is a member of the American Optometric Association, New York State Optometric Association, and Nassau County Optometric Society.