She earned the distinction by participating in a rigorous evaluation of her knowledge and abilities in providing developmental and behavioral vision care. She also had to have a minimum of three years of direct patient management and submit written responses to a series of questions related to clinical diagnosis.
In addition, Liechty had to have a minimum of 100 hours of postdoctoral education, three peer reviewed case reports and six papers written on the examination, diagnosis and treatment of vision disorders. She also completed written and oral examinations in front of the international examination board.
Her colleagues note that receiving the fellowship is an honorable award, and it shows Liechty’s dedication, hard work and expertise in the field. She is one of only four doctors in the state to be so honored.
Liechty specializes in vision therapy and pediatric eye care and has had extensive training in primary care for adults, ocular disease and providing contact lens solutions for her patients.
A Southside native, she graduated from Center Grove High School and practices out of her office at 1160 N. State Road 135, Greenwood. Appointments can be arranged by calling 865-6829.