Originally from Houlton, Dr. Nickerson graduated with a bachelor of science in biology from the University of Maine in 2011. She went on to earn her doctor of optometry degree from the New England College of Optometry, where she received the COVD (College of Optometrists in Vision Development) award for her performance in vision therapy. Dr. Nickerson’s clinical rotations included VA Maine Healthcare System at Togus, vision therapy training at the New England Eye Institute, medical pediatrics at the Boston Medical Center, and primary care at the Dorchester Community Health Center. Following graduation, she began her primary care and ocular disease residency at the VA Maine, seeing patients at the Bangor and Togus locations. Dr. NIckerson is certified by the American Board of Optometry. Her interests include pediatric optometry, vision therapy and binocular vision management, as well as diagnosing and managing conditions such as age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic eye disease and dry eye. Dr. Nickerson provides comprehensive vision care to patients of all ages. In her free time, you can find Dr. Nickerson running, hiking or spending time with family and friends.
OFFICES: Dr. Nickerson sees patients in the Old Port at 455 Fore Street and in the Westgate area at 1440 Congress Street.