Dr. Ann Rea Miller graduated cum laude with a Doctor of Optometry degree from The Ohio State University in 2008. She is a 2000 graduate of Kalida High School. Dr. Miller did her undergraduate work in pre-optometry and psychology at The Ohio State University.
While in Optometry school, Dr. Miller was the vice-president of her class, Secretary of Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society and a member of Lions Club. She was the treasurer of Students Who Volunteer in Optometric Services in Humanity (SVOSH). This organization volunteers their time sorting through glasses donated by Lions Clubs and distributes them to those in underserved countries.
Dr. Miller traveled on mission trips to Nicaragua in 2006 and 2007. While in Nicaragua, the group provided free eye exams and glasses to over 1,000 individuals per week.
She was the 2008 recipient of the Alcon Case Study Award for her report on Corneal Infiltrates versus Corneal Ulcers.
Dr. Miller joined the practice of Optometry with Dr. Stephen CaJacob in Lima in 2008 as an associate.
In February 2014 Dr. Miller opened her own practice, Visual Eyes, Inc. The practice offers comprehensive eye care for all ages with an emphasis on glasses, contact lenses and the diagnosis and management of eye diseases. The office also offers InfantSEE exams where infants 6 months to 12 months old are encouraged to receive their first eye exam at no charge.
She is active in the Ohio Optometric Association and served as Zone 10 Governor from 2010-2011. She was the membership coordinator from 2009-2010. Dr. Miller is involved in the community with the Lima Chamber of Commerce and Lima Host Lions Club. She serves on the advisory board at St. Rita’s Medical Center. Dr. Miller is a member of Kalida Saint Michael’s Catholic Church where she is a Eucharistic minister and minister to the sick.
In her spare time, Dr. Miller enjoys running. She has completed three half-marathons and several 5Ks. She also enjoys spending time with her family. Dr. Miller and her husband, Keith, reside in Kalida with their son Briggs.