Dr. Richard received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. She then went on to receive her Doctorate of Optometry degree from New England College of Optometry in Boston. There she was the president of the Lion’s Club. She went on to complete internships at VA Jamaica Plain and New England Eye. Upon graduation, she worked in private practice in the greater Boston area gaining valuable experience in co-management of LASIK patients and monitoring medical conditions including glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetes
Dr. Richard joined Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston in 2012, as a member of Dr. Peter Rapoza’s team. She specializes in primary care optometry, contact lens fitting for irregular corneas such as those of patients with keratoconus and who have undergone prior corneal transplantation. She also has experience in managing pre and post-operative surgical patients with a primary focus on cornea and cataract surgeries.
Dr. Richard and her family reside in the suburbs of northeastern Massachusetts. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her young children, running and reading.