Dr. Cynthia R. Collins graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2011 with a degree in Anthropology. She then went on to obtain her Doctorate at the University of California Berkeley School of Optometry and graduated with honors in 2015. While attending Optometry school, she was inducted into Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society for academic excellence. Her optometric training included rotations throughout the United States with emphasis in ocular disease, specialty contact lens fittings, surgery co-management, and traumatic brain injuries.
Prior to moving to Myrtle Beach, Dr. Collins practiced full scope optometry in Colorado with emphasis in dry eye disease, glaucoma, diabetes management, special needs and pediatrics as well as refractive and cataract surgery co-management. In Colorado, she held various board member roles for her local Optometric Society. She and her husband Michael, own and operate a real estate investment business servicing the Grand Strand. In her free time, she enjoys outdoor activities such as mountain biking and wake boarding as well as supporting Hope Bilingial Academy in Nicaragua, a faith-based school encouraging low income students to become the leaders of tomorrow.