Prior to returning to Eastern Iowa and co-founding Copeland Eyecare, Dr. Bildstein spent five years working at a community hospital in New York focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease arising from illnesses such as diabetes, hypertension and thyroid diseases.
She attended the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. After graduating in 2003, Dr. Bildstein went on to complete a two-year fellowship and masters program at Ohio State University School of Optometry specializing in cornea disease and specialty contact lens fitting, with a focus on bifocal contact lens fitting, rigid lens fitting for corneal diseases and treating eye infections.
Dr. Tracy Bildstein was born and raised in Cedar Rapids, IA. She graduated from Linn Mar High School in 1995 and from UNI in 1999. She is excited to be back in Eastern Iowa with her family.