Community Healthcare Network

Charis-Ann Ricketts, O.D., FAAO


Dr. Ricketts is a board-certified Optometrist at Community Healthcare Network. She treats patients at our Washington Heights, Crown Heights, South Bronx, DBS, Williamsburg, and Long Island City Health Centers in the Optometry Mobile Unit.

Dr. Charis-Ann Ricketts graduated from the University of the West Indies with a BSc in Optometry. She then earned her Doctoral Optometry degree from New England College of Optometry in Boston where she completed clinical rotations through private practice, community health centers, and Ophthalmology practices. She completed a residency program in Primary Care specializing in Cornea and Contact Lenses at Nova Southeastern University.

Dr. Ricketts believes in a comprehensive and integrated approach to healthcare. Her sound clinical background and desire to provide high-quality care are evident in each patient encounter. She is proud to be part of an establishment dedicated to patient care, education, and creating optometric service platforms for sustainable vision care.

New patients, please call 866-246-8259 to make an appointment.

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Dr. Ricketts can help you with:

  • Refractive error (Blurred Vision)
  • Conjunctivitis/Pink eye (Eye infections)
  • Dry Eye Syndrome (Burning, itching, tearing, redness)
  • Pain in and around the eyes
  • Headaches – Migraines
  • Allergies (Seasonal, contact dermatitis)
  • Cataracts

  • Glaucoma
  • Hypertension
  • Diabetic Eye exams
  • Blepharitis – eyelid inflammation
  • Computer Visions
  • Foreign body removal
  • Emergencies – including (flashes of lights, floaters)

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