Dr. Rim Makhlouf earned her undergraduate degree form McGill University in 2005, where she majored in Biochemistry. She then went on to pursue her career in Optometry at the University of Montreal where she graduated in 2010. She practiced for one year in Quebec, Canada in retail settings providing primary care and contact lens examinations. Dr. Makhlouf completed a
residency in Primary Care with emphasis in Ocular Disease at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry (NSUCO) in 2012, and then joined the faculty at NSUCO with the rank of Clinical Instructor and is now an Assistant Professor. Her professional interests lies in primary care and ocular disease. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and a member of the Optometric Glaucoma Society. She has presented continuing education courses, and published articles and
posters in various topics of ocular disease.
Dr. Makhlouf’s teaching responsibilities at NSUCO include precepting optometry students as well as supervising residents in primary care clinics. She also teaches the “Seminars in Laser and Surgical Ophthalmic Care” course. She also serves as an assistant lab instructor for the “Optometric Theory and Methods” course, and has been a guest lecturer in various courses in topics of ocular disease.