Cecelia C. Koetting, O.D., FAAO


Dry eye disease, Neuro-optometry, Glaucoma, Diabetic eye care, Pre-/post-operative care, Emergency eye care, Clinical Research

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Getting to Know Dr. Koetting

Externship Program Coordinator VEC

Since joining Virginia Eye Consultants in 2014, Dr. Koetting has become a locally and nationally known lecturer and author. With topics ranging from ocular disease, surgical co-management and neuro-optometry, she helps to educate other optometrists and their staff. Within the office Dr. Koetting serves as the Externship Program Coordinator, a program in which fourth year optometric students are able to join the clinic and assist in patient care for a semester.

Dr. Koetting is actively involved with the local, state, and national optometric association and currently serves as the president of the local Tidewater Optometric Society. Statewide she currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Virginia Optometric Association (VOA). In 2019, she was recognized with the prestigious VOA Young OD of the Year award.

Dr. Koetting grew up in St. Louis, Missouri and is a fourth generation optometrist. She and her husband, Zak, a Deputy for the VB Sheriff’s Department, both enjoy the Virginia Beach community. In free time she enjoys yoga, kayaking, running and playing cello.

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  • Education & Training
  • Memberships & Affiliations
  • Honors & Awards

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Education & Training
  • Doctor of Optometry
    Southern College of Optometry
  • Residency in Ocular Disease/Primary Care
    Veteran Affairs Medical Center Cincinnati OH
Memberships & Affiliations
  • American Academy of Optometry
    Fellow, Anterior Segment Section
  • American Board of Optometry
    Ambassador, Diplomate
  • American Optometric Association
    Member, CPC Board Review
  • Tidewater Optometric Society
  • Virginia Optometric Society
    Board of Trustees, Legislative Regional Coordinator
  • Optometric Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Society
  • American Diabetes Association
    Virginia Advocacy Committee
Honors & Awards
  • Young OD of the Year, Virginia Optometric Association, 2019

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