Bonita Miles, OD, CHC
Education: Dr. Miles attended the University of Maryland, Baltimore Co., and graduated with a Bachelors in Biological Science – Psychology. She then received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the New England College of Optometry in Boston, MA. She was awarded the National Optometric Student Achievement Award. During her clinical internships Dr. Miles was trained in Primary Eyecare at Martha Eliot Health Center, Jamaica Plains, MA, Ocular Disease diagnosis & management at Omni Eye Specialist in Baltimore, MD and Low Vision Rehabilitation at the VA Medical Center in West Haven, CT.
Professional: Dr. Miles began her career in an Optometric group practice in Baltimore and later joined an Ophthalmology Practice as the Medical Optometrist. Becoming an entrepreneur, she opened Global Eye Care and for 7 years she practiced holistic eyecare. In 2011 Dr. Miles relocated to Charlotte, NC to become a Board Examiner at the National Board of Examiners in Optometry. She was practicing at a well-established Ophthalmology office in Rock Hill, SC prior to joining Metrolina Eye Associates.
Special Interest: Dr. Miles has 18 years of experience as a Medical Optometrist. She specializes in both Diabetic and Autoimmune eye exams, Pre and Postoperative care of Cataract and LASIK surgeries, and Therapeutic treatment of Glaucoma and Eye infections. Dr. Miles performs eye exams in both English and Spanish. Her passion is Science-based clinical nutrition and its role in Eye health. She received a certification as a Nutritional health counselor from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. She has written articles on Health & wellness and Holistic nutrition. She is a member of the National Optometric Association, the Ocular Wellness and Nutrition Society, and the Glaucoma Optometric Society.
Personal Background: Dr. Miles is an Essential oils specialist and focuses on healthy living with her family. She is a tennis enthusiast and plays often. She also enjoys traveling and being a cheer Mom for her daughter’s competitive cheer team