Elise B. Ciner, OD


Elise B. Ciner, OD



  • BS, Cornell University
  • OD, the New England College of Optometry

Role at Salus University:

  • Pennsylvania College of Optometry,
    The Eye Institute
    • Director, Infant Vision Service
    • Co-Director, Special Populations Assessment and Rehabilitation Center

Clinical Specialty:

  • Pediatrics, Vision Training, Learning-related Vision Problems

Research Activities:

  • Preschool Children's Vision Screening Study Group: 1994- 2000 Executive board member and Genetic Studies of Myopia – Collaborative Research project with the University of Pennsylvania.

Selected Representative Publications:

  • Ciner, E.B., Scheiman, M., Schanel-Klitsch, E., and L.Weil, Stereopsis testing in children ages 18 - 36 months using operant preferential looking. Optometry & Vision Science, 1989. 66(11):p.780-787.
  • Ciner, E.B., Management of refractive error in infants, toddlers and preschool children. Problems in Optometry, 1990 2(3):p.294-319.
  • Ciner, E.B., and C. Hearzberg, Optically Induced Consecutive exotropia. Journal of the American Optometric Association, 1992. 63.
  • Ciner, E.B., Schael-Klitsch, E., and M. Scheiman, Stereo acuity development in young children. Optometry & Vision Science, 1991. 68(1):p. 533-536.
  • Ciner, E.B., Macks, B., and E., Schanel-Klitsch, A cooperative demonstration project for early intervention vision services. Occupational Therapy Practice, 1991. 3(1):p.42-56.
  • Ciner, E.B., If the problem isn't pathology; How to sleuth for disease like an expert: Functional Vision Problems. Optometric Management, 1992. 8 p.61-63.
  • Ciner, E.B., Schanel-Klitsch, E., and H., Herzberg. Stereoacuity development: 6 months to 5 years.Optometry & Vision Science, 1996. 73(1).
  • Ciner, E.B., Graboyes, M., Appel, S., and A. Zambone, Assessment & rehabilitation of children with special needs Optometry Clinics 1996:5(2)p.187-226
  • Ciner E.B., and S., Appel. Management of Vision problems for developmentally disabled. In Understanding and Managing Vision Deficits: A Guide for Occupational Therapists. In. Scheiman, M., ed. Slack Inc. 1996.
  • Ciner, E.B., Examination procedures for infants and young children. Journal of Optometric Vision Development, 1996. 27(2). Panel Member-The Optometric Clinical Practice Guideline on Care of the Patient with Hyperopia-American Optometric Association-Moore, B., - primary author
  • Ciner, E.B., Refractive error in young children. In: Eye Care for Infants and Young Children. In. Moore, B., ed. Butterworth-Heinneman 1997:p.47-74.
  • Ciner, E.B., Examination procedures for infants and young children. In: Eye Care for Infants and Young Children. In. Moore, B., ed. Butterworth-Heinneman 1997:p.75-88.
  • Ciner, E.B., Schmidt, P., Orel-Bixler, D., et al., Vision screening of preschool children in the United States: Evaluating the Past, Looking Toward the Future. Optometry & Vision Science 1998:75(8)p.571-84
  • Ciner, E.B., Convergence Excess. Accepted for Publication in Handbook of Optometry: 1998 In Press.
  • Ciner, E.B., Dobson, V., Schmidt, P., et al., A survey of preschool vision screening in the United States. Survey of Ophthalmology 1999:43(5)p,445-57.
  • Ciner, E.B., Graboyes, M., and S., Appel, Evaluation and management of special needs individuals. Brilliant, R., Appel, S. Clinical Low Vision, Butterworth.1999 p. 313-34.
  • Ciner, E.B., Refractive error in young children: evaluation and presentation. Practical Optometry, 1992. 3(4):p.182-190.