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Marianne E. Boltz, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Office Location

Penn State Hershey Eye Center
500 University Drive, UPC I, Suite 800
Hershey, PA 17033
Tel: 800-243-1455 / 717-531-5690 / (717) 531-5690 Fax: 717-531-5009



Patient Services Provided

Optometry, Pediatric Low Vision rehabilitation, Pediatric & Adult Amblyopia (lazy eye) Strabismus, Pediatric & Adult Contact lens fitting, Pediatric Eye care

Biographical Information

Dr. Boltz graduated magna cum laude from Lebanon Valley College with a Bachelor of Science in Biology.  Prior to joining the Penn State Hershey Eye Center faculty in 2003, she was in private practice as an optometrist in the Harrisburg area for six years.

Professional Education

Residency, Pediatric Optometry, Illinois College of Optometry (1997) O.D., Pennsylvania College of Optometry (1996)

Research Interests

  • Amblyopia treatment
  • Effect of low vision rehabilitation on depression

Academic Interests

National, state, and local lecturer on pediatric optometry and low vision rehabilitation

Honors and Awards

Board of Directors, Pennsylvania Optometric Association (2007-present) Pennsylvania Optometric Association Optometrist of the Year (2007) Central PA Optometric Society Young Optometrist of the Year (1999)