Perla Najman, O.D. graduated from Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry in 1999. Following graduation, she worked for a year as an independent doctor of Optometry. She then returned to Nova Southeastern University to complete a one-year residency program in Primary Care Optometry with Emphasis in Cornea and Contact Lenses, and went on to serve as Chief Resident until 2002.
Since that time she has been a full-time faculty member, where she currently holds the rank of Assistant Professor of Optometry. Dr. Najman has been honored with receiving the “Most Student-Friendly” award from the class of 2003 and the “Contact Lens Preceptor of the Year” award from the classes of 2006 and 2008. She has published posters in various topics in ocular disease and contact lenses, and has played a supporting role for the NBEO. Her current research interests include specialty contact lenses and primary care optometry
Dr. Najman’s teaching assignments have included OTM and Contact Lens laboratories, clinical student preceptor for both Primary Care and Contact Lens clinics and residency supervisor. She has also guest lectured in the Resident’s journal club, Physician’s Assistant program, International Congress for Visual Health and has participated in a number of contact lens workshops.