Meet Dr. Neda Gioia

Optometrist Dr. Neda Gioia, OD CNS® FOWNS, founder of Integrative Vision, has 22 years of experience in eye care that spans the country. She discovered the importance of whole-body health and the power of the body to heal itself with proper nutrition and lifestyle. While she was always passionate about delivering exceptional eye care as an optometrist, she realized that there was a better way. She believes this whole-body approach is the best way to protect and preserve your eye health life. She is currently the President of (OWNS) Ocular Wellness and Nutrition Society with a mission of global influence of nutrition in eye care.

Having grown up in New Jersey, Dr. Gioia, OD CNS® FOWNS graduated from Rutgers University with a B.A. in Biology and Psychology followed by a doctorate in Optometry at SUNY College of Optometry. More recently, she completed a certified nutrition specialist program (CNS®) through the University of Western States. Subsequently after achieving a fellowship in the Ocular Wellness and Nutrition Society she now sits as a board member. She has also completed the AFMCP module at the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM).

Dr. Gioia, O.D. currently calls the Jersey Shore home, where she lives with her husband and two daughters. When she isn’t in the office, she spends her time furthering her education and improving the health of her family and friends. She enjoys traveling to experience different cultures, hiking, music and, of course, family time. She believes in living life to its fullest and being grateful for every day.

Dr. Gioia’s extensive training includes —

  • BA Biology/Psychology Rutgers, the State University of NJ
  • Doctorate of Optometry, SUNY College of Optometry
  • CNS®, Certified Nutrition Specialist
  • CFMP, Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner
  • FOWNS, Fellowship Certification Ocular Wellness and Nutrition Society
  • President of the Ocular Wellness and Nutrition Society
  • Integrative Healthcare Symposium attendee, 2016, 2017, 2020, 2022, 2023
  • Institute for Functional Medicine AFMCP module and member
  • American Optometric Association member
  • New Jersey Society of Optometric Society member
  • American Nutrition Association member
  • Theia innovation award winner
  • Women in Optometry Advisory Board 2022-2024

Book Dr. Gioia for a Speaking Engagement

Dr. Neda Gioia, OD CNS® FOWNS, leading optometrist in the functional medicine field, is available for speaking engagements covering the fields of ocular primary care and functional medicine and nutrition.Dr. Gioia has engaged medical colleges and spoken at several campuses.  She regularly appears on podcasts in the Functional Nutrition and the ocular sub-speciality fields and is the President of the Ocular Nutrition and Wellness Society.Those who can benefit from her insights include medical and functional medicine conferences, academical institutions and local community groups.If you are interested in learning more, kindly use the link below to email us directly.

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