Dr. Niyati Patel joined Digby Eye Associates in 2012 and is a native of North Carolina. She received her undergraduate degree in biology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and her Doctor of Optometry from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She continued her training by completing a residency at W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center in Salisbury, NC. There she gained experience in diagnosing and treating various ocular diseases including cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, and macular degeneration.
Dr. Patel is trained in fitting a wide variety of contact lenses. She also provides excellent primary eye care services. Dr. Patel is an active member of the American Optometric Association, American Academy of Optometry, and the North Carolina State Optometric Society. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and exploring new places, hiking, and spending time with family and friends.