Heidi Miller, O.D., F.A.A.O., F.S.L.S.

Heidi Miller, O.D., F.A.A.O., F.S.L.S.



Contact Lenses

Medically Necessary Contact Lenses

Ocular Surface Disease


  • Principal Optometrist


To see if Heidi Miller is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).

Cadillac Drive Facility

77 Cadillac Dr., Suites 101 & 120
Sacramento, CA 95825
Driving Directions

Primary Phone:

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

4860 Y St., Suite 2400
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions

Primary Phone:

Additional Phone Numbers

Clinic Phone: 916-734-6650
Clinic Phone: 916-734-4641
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Clinical Interests

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.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Miller's current research studies include scleral contact lenses and keratoconus..



Center/Program Affiliation

Eye Center


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

Board Certifications

Atropine for Myopia Management,

DreamLens Orthokeratology,

Euclid Orthokeratology,

EyePrint Pro,

MiSight for Myopia Management,

Paragon CRT Orthokeratology,

ScanFit Pro,

Professional Memberships

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.