Heidi Miller, O.D., F.A.A.O., F.S.L.S.
Medically Necessary Contact Lenses
Ocular Surface Disease
- Principal Optometrist
Cadillac Drive Facility
77 Cadillac Dr., Suites 101 & 120
Sacramento, CA 95825
Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
4860 Y St., Suite 2400
Sacramento, CA 95817
Additional Phone Numbers
Dr. Miller is an experienced clinician with an expertise in anterior segment disease and fitting a wide variety of specialty contact lenses. She specializes in therapeutic contact lens fittings for patients with keratoconus, corneal scarring, postsurgical eyes, aphakia, ocular surface disease, dry eyes, and other complex corneal diseases. She has extensive experience with prosthetic contact lenses, scleral lenses and specialty contact lenses as a whole. She also fits contact lenses for astigmatism, myopia management, multifocal contact lenses, and infants.
Dr. Miller enjoys providing comprehensive eye care for patients of all ages and monitors conditions such as diabetes, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. She is involved in research endeavors, lectures at national subspecialty conferences, and provides clinical education to optometrists and students as a consultant. She lectures and publishes on topics related to dry eye, anterior segment disease, and specialty contact lenses.
Dr. Miller's current research studies include scleral contact lenses and keratoconus..
O.D., Southern California College of Optometry, Fullerton CA 2014
B.S., UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara CA 2010
Cornea and Contact Lenses, Southern California College of Optometry, Fullerton CA 2014-2015
Atropine for Myopia Management,
MiSight for Myopia Management,
Paragon CRT Orthokeratology,
American Academy of Optometry - Fellow
American Optometric Association
California Optometric Association
Gas Permeable Lens Institute - Board Member
Sacramento Valley Optometric Society - President
Scleral Lens Education Society - Fellow
Women in Optometry
Honors and Awards
President, Sacramento Valley Optometric Society, 2020
Young Optometrist of the Year, California Optometric Association, 2019
Sacramento Valley Optometric Society - Executive Board Member, 2017
American Academy of Optometry - Fellow, 2015
Gas Permeable Lens Institute - Board Member,
Scleral Lens Education Society - Fellow,
Gas Permeable Lens Institute, Rising Stars Spotlight Case of the Quarter Award, 2014
Nick Meneakis Memorial Endowed Award, Excellence in Ocular Pharmacology, 2014
California Optometric Council Endowed Scholarship, Excellence in Student Leadership, 2013
Hispanic Endowed Scholarship, Clinical Proficiency and Commitment to the Profession, 2013
Dr. Reynaldo J. Carreon, Jr. Endowed Scholarship, Bilingual Students of Hispanic Heritage, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Dr. Herbert McCracken Dixon Memorial Endowed Scholarship, Academic Excellence, 2011, 2012
Select Recent Publications
Ensley R, Miller H. GPs: Now and Beyond. Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses. 2019 Nov/Dec:10-11.
Miller H, Ensley R. Dead Set on Sclerals. Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses. 2019 Sep/Oct:10-11.
Miller H, Ensley R. Finding the Perfect Alignment. Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses. 2019 Mar/Apr:8-9.
Paugh JR, Chen E, Heinrich C, Miller H, Gates T, Nguyen AL, Edrington T, Weissman BA. Silicone Hydrogel and Rigid Gas-Permeable Scleral Lens Tear Exchange. Eye Contact Lens. 2018 Mar;44(2):97-101. doi:10.1097/ICL.0000000000000400. PMID:29369227.
Miller H, Ensley R. Spice it Up With Specialty Lenses. Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses. 2018 Nov/Dec:6-7.
Miller H, Ensley R. Sclerals: The New Normal? Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses. 2018 May/Jun:8-9.
Miller H, Ensley R. Managing Corneal GP Complications. Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses. 2017 Nov:12-13.
Ensley R, Miller H. Overcoming GP Lens Obstacles. Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses. 2017 Sep:12-13.
Miller H, Ensley R. Deterring Discomfort Dropouts. Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses. 2017 May:12-13.
Miller H, Ensley R. Treating Infantile Aphakia: Think GPs. Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses. 2017 Feb:33-35.