Penny Straughn, O.D.

Penny E Straughn, O.D. - Background

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Biography

Dr. Penny Straughn is Director of Contact Lens Service at the University of Florida. She graduated with honors from University of Missouri in 2003 and completed her residency training at the VA Medical Center. She worked as residency director and chief of the eye clinic at Lake City VA Medical Center before joining the faculty at University of Florida in 2007. Her interests are in specialty contact lens fitting for the management of keratoconus, post-corneal transplant, post-refractive surgery and severe dry eye. She fits a variety of contact lens options including scleral, hybrid, gas permeable and custom soft contact lenses. Dr. Straughn also provides low vision services and comprehensive pediatric ophthalmic care.