Carmen N. Barnhardt, O.D., M.S.Ed, FCOVD, FAAO
Associate Professor
Assistant Chief, Vision Therapy Service

Joined us in 1996

M.S.Ed., California State University, Fullerton
Residency in Pediatric Optometry and Vision Therapy, SCCO

714.449.7423 • Fax 714.992.7846

Dr. Barnhardt received her degree in Optometry from the Southern California College of Optometry, where she also completed a residency in Pediatric Optometry and Vision Therapy. Dr. Barnhardt joined the Vision Therapy and Pediatric Vision Care faculty in 1996. She is a fellow in the American Academy of Optometry and in the College of Optometrists in Vision Development and a Diplomate in the Pediatric, Binocular Vision, and Perception Section of the American Academy of Optometry. She is also a member of the American Optometric Association and the California Optometric Association. Dr. Barnhardt completed a Masters Program in Education with an emphasis in Special Education at California State University, Fullerton. Currently, she is an associate professor and teaches the Management of Nonstrabismic Binocular Vision Conditions. In addition, she does clinical teaching of optometric interns in the Vision Therapy and Pediatric Services. She is the Assistant Chief of the Studt Center for Vision Therapy. Her research interests include binocular vision, pediatric optometry, and learning-related vision problems. Dr. Barnhardt's service interests include Special Olympics, where she volunteers at the Opening Eyes vision screening program.