Prior to graduation at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry Dr. Bateson completed her internship in four locations and specialties; Pediatrics in Denver, Colorado, Eye Disease at both the Lebanon VA Hospital and Laurel Eye Clinic in Altoona, PA, and Low Vision at Salus University. In addition, Dr. Bateson attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) receiving a bachelor’s degree in Natural Science Pre-Optometry Track and graduated from Penns Manor Jr. Sr. High School.
Dr. Bateson prides herself in being the only board certified Optometrist in Indiana County. Board Certification is a voluntary process that demonstrates a Doctor of Optometry exceeds the basic requirements and is maintaining the appropriate knowledge, skills and experience to deliver quality eye care. Maintaining board certification requires additional education and training annually.
Dr. Bateson enjoys spending time with her husband and their two children. Dr. Bateson is active participating in adventure triathlons and half marathons, and also enjoys snowboarding, biking and travel.