Dr. Leah Akin completed her Doctor of Optometry degree at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. A native of Northern KY, she graduated Cum Laude from Thomas More College and currently resides in Erlanger with her dog Pepper.
During her externships at SCO, Dr. Akin travelled to Alaska and Vermont to complete her clinical training. She was Vice President of the Student Volunteers in Optometric Service to Humanity (SVOSH) and as a member travelled to Belize, Nicaragua, and Ecuador to provide eye care to underprivileged areas.
Dr. Akin was a student Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. She is a current member of the Kentucky Optometric Association and American Optometric Association, as well as a board member for the Boone County Local Board of Health. She enjoys practicing Primary Care optometry, with a special interest in pediatric exams and ocular disease management.
In her free time, Dr. Akin loves to travel, work out at OrangeTheory Fitness, knit, and bake. She is excited to join the Opticare Vision team and provide comprehensive care at the Newport and Ft. Mitchell offices!