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Saleha Z. Munir, OD, F.A.A.O

Academic Title:

Clinical Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences


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Education and Training

Saleha Munir, O.D., F.A.A.O,  joined the University of Maryland in September 2014, as a part-time Faculty and Clinical Instructor in Optometry. She received her B.S. in Science of Optometry and Doctor of Optometry diplomas as a Presidential Scholar, from the New England College of Optometry in 2012. Initially, Dr. Munir worked in a commercial practice at Pearle Vision, in Boston, Massachusetts. Then, she went on to receive advanced competency in primary and secondary eye care through the residency training program in Ocular Disease and Primary Care at the Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System at Brockton and Worcester, MA, in 2013-2014.

Highlighted Publications

1. Munir S, Aylward J. A review of ocular graft-versus-host disease. Optometry and Vision Science, in press.

Additional Publication Citations

Dr. Munir has presented on topics such as ocular graft versus host disease and band keratopathy, as well as the following:

  1. Azam F, Iqbal S, Munir S, Naji M. Ocular Complications Associated with Application of Eye Makeup in High School Students, American Academy of Optometry, Orlando, FL, 2009
  2. Munir WM, Munir SZ, Wong MM, Shukla AN. Correlation of Central Corneal Volume to Central Corneal Thickness in Normal Eyes, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2012
  3. Munir S, Aylward J. Band Keratopathy as a Manifestation of Multi-Organ Calcific Deposition in the Setting of Normocalcemia, American Academy of Optometry, Seattle, WA, 2013

Research Interests

Dr. Munir's research interests include ocular graft versus host disease, glaucoma management, use of ocular coherence tomography (OCT) in the assessment of ocular diseases including glaucoma and retinal pathology.

Clinical Specialty Details

Dr. Munir specializes in comprehensive and medical optometry, and performs routine soft contact lens fittings, comprehensive diabetic eye exams, screenings for glaucoma and other eye diseases, and annual eye exams. Dr. Munir currently provides compassionate eye care at our Redwood office in downtown Baltimore, and our Waterloo office in Columbia.

Awards and Affiliations

Dr. Munir is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (FAAO).  Dr. Munir is an active member of the American Academy of Optometry and American Optometric Association.