Alissa Coyne, OD, FAAO

Alissa Coyneassistant professor, Pennsylvania College of Optometry



  • Primary Care/Ocular Disease Residency at The Eye Institute
  • OD, Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University
  • BS, Vision Science, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
  • BS, Biobehavioral Health, Pennsylvania State University 

Role at Salus University:

  • Assistant Professor, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
    • Ocular Pharmacology Lecturer
    • Ophthalmic Laser Instructor
    • CPS 2A Facilitator
  • Staff Optometrist: Primary Care and Emergency Service

Clinical Specialty: 

  • Ocular Disease
  • Emergency Eye Care

Selected Representative Publications: 

  • Chigbu DI, Coyne AM. Update and clinical utility of on alcaftadine ophthalmic solution 0.25% in the treatment of allergic conjunctivitis. Clinical Ophthalmology. 2015;9:1215-1225.

Professional Honors and Activities: 

  • American Academy of Optometry – Fellow
  • American Board of Optometry - Diplomate
  • Association for Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics 
  • Women of Vision
  • Primary Care Optometry News Editorial Board
  • Journal of Ophthalmology and Optometry Research Editorial Board

Professional Certification: 

  • Laser Certification – NSUOCO
  • Advanced Procedures Certification – NSUOCO
  • Injectable Therapeutics Certification – PCO 

Teaching Awards:

  • Primary Care Optometry News 2017 PCON 300 Innovators in Optometry