Residency Trained in Ocular Disease and Post-Operative Care
About Dr. Rachon
Dr. Katherine Rachon is an optometrist at Virginia Eye Consultants with a special interest in managing ocular disease and post-operative care. She received her undergraduate degree in biology from Ferris State University, and earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from Indiana University School of Optometry. Dr. Rachon took an active role in the American Optometric Student Association while at Indiana University, including serving as a delegate on the AOSA Board of Trustees. She received her Student Fellowship through the American Academy of Optometry, and was a presenter at an Academy meeting to share her research on the visual acuities of lifeguards. Dr. Rachon served as Vice President of the Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity chapter at Indiana University and traveled with them to Jamaica to assist in eye care missions for underserved patients. Her academic, leadership, and service pursuits were recognized by her peers who elected to award her with the Jack Bennett Humanitarian Award.
Dr. Rachon pursued her passion for ocular disease by completing a 13 month post-doctoral residency at Bennett and Bloom Eye Centers in Louisville, Kentucky, a competitive program where she trained intensively at glaucoma, retina, cornea, cataract and LASIK clinics.
Being active within her profession is important to Dr. Rachon. She is a member of Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society, Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society, the Kentucky Optometric Association, the Virginia Optometric Association, the American Academy of Optometry, and the American Optometric Association.
Originally from Rockford, Michigan, Dr. Rachon is excited to be near the coast. In her free time she enjoys swimming, tennis, traveling, volunteering, and exploring new cultures.
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