Dr. Dona Wratchford, OD
Dr. Dona Wratchford’s true passion is children. She focuses her practice on pediatrics and binocular vision including children with special needs. Through specialized testing and vision therapy she is able to diagnose and treat various issues with the binocular and perceptual pathways of the visual system. One in four children has vision problems. Many of these issues can be detrimental to a child learning. For the past eleven years she has been working closely with her community school system to detect and treat children whom may have been otherwise looked over in a school screening.
Dr. Wratchford was born and raised in West Virginia. She is a West Virginia University alumnus and graduated from Nova South Eastern University College of Optometry in 2005. She worked in Indian Health service for a year and focused on ocular disease and aid for the indigenous people. After graduation she joined a private practice in Oklahoma, where she became well known for her work with special needs children and those with learning disabilities. She is an active member of the American Optometric Association and also the College of Visual Development.
In June of 2014 Dr. Wratchford and her family including her young son returned to West Virginia to be closer to family. She enjoys spending time hiking, snow skiing, and camping with her family in the beautiful mountain state. She is also a skater for the Morgantown Roller Vixens. Dr. Wratchford has been playing Rollerderby for the past five years and greatly enjoys the comradery and charity work that comes with being part of a team.