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Researcher | Research Overview

Dr. Heidary's clinical work focuses on pediatric neuro-ophthalmology and the management of pediatric and adult strabismus.

Dr. Heidary’s primary research interests focus on improving treatment and management of pediatric neuro-ophthalmic disease through clinical and translational research. Recent projects include multicenter collaborations focused on biomarkers of disease progression in NF1-associated optic pathway gliomas, development of a noninvasive method to assess intracranial pressure, a prospective natural history study of pediatric optic neuritis, and the development of quantitative visual field assessment methods in infants and toddlers.

Researcher | Research Background

Dr. Heidary received her MD, PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. She completed her ophthalmology residency at the Harvard Medical School Residency Program in Ophthalmology. She is dually fellowship trained, having completed a fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus at Boston Children's Hospital and a second fellowship in Neuro-ophthalmology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear.


Researcher | Publications