Dr. Michelle Blew is an optometrist at Seacoast Vision Care in Scarborough, ME and sees patients of all ages. She grew up in the midwest and graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies and a minor in Psychology. In 2010, she graduated cum laude with a Doctorate of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. She completed an ocular disease residency at the VA Boston West Roxbury Division in 2012.
Dr. Blew served as the Director of Eye Care Services at the Lynn Community Health Center from 2012-2015. Dr. Blew was a staff optometrist at VA Central Western Massachusetts's Worcester Outpatient Clinic from 2015-2018. Most recently, Dr. Blew provided optometric care at the Lowell Community Health Center, where she additionally coordinated the Eye Care Center's Clinical Education Program.
In contribution to her profession, she has participated in the clinical education of optometry students as an adjunct faculty member at the New England College of Optometry, the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Illinois College of Optometry and the Southern California College of Optometry. She was recognized as one of the 2014 NECO Clinical Preceptors of the Year. Dr. Blew is a board-certified diplomate of the American Board of Optometry and a Fellow in the American Academy of Optometry. Professional interests include the study, diagnosis, and management of ocular manifestations of systemic disease.
When not in the clinic, Dr. Blew enjoys her time at the beach with family, friends and her black lab, Dewey.