Dr. Kara Gibbs, O.D.

Dr. Gibbs is a life-long area native graduating from Panama Central School.She received a Bachelors Degree in Biology from Saint Francis University in 2000 and then attended The Ohio State University College of Optometry, where she earned the Doctor of Optometry (OD) degree in 2004.

Since graduating, Dr. Gibbs has worked in several area practices. To better serve the needs of her patients, she founded Southern Tier Optometry in February 2012. She has a special interest in pediatrics and vision therapy.

Dr. Gibbs is therapeutically licensed in New York and Pennsylvania. Dr. Gibbs resides in Panama with her husband Tom and children, Lauren and Lincoln. She enjoys running and has completed one half-marathon and is training for the next.