Primary Care Optometry and Contact Lenses

Katherine Mar Jip, O.D.Kathryn M. Mar Jip, O.D., practices comprehensive optometry, performing routine and diabetic eye examinations. She is passionate about primary eye care with an emphasis in contact lenses.

Dr. Mar Jip graduated Cum Laude from San Francisco State University in 2007 where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology with an emphasis in Cellular and Molecular Biology. A graduate of Indiana University School of Optometry, Dr. Mar Jip was involved with Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity throughout her time in optometry school. Through this organization, she traveled to Guanajuato, Mexico, where she helped see thousands of patients. That experience encouraged her to do one of her clinical rotations there, where she gained experience in diabetic and corneal disease.

Prior to joining Ocala Eye in 2016, Dr. Mar Jip completed rotations at Naval Health Clinic Quantico and The Villages VA Outpatient Clinic, both focusing on primary care.

A member of American Optometric Association, Florida Optometric Association, and North Central Florida Optometric Society, Dr. Mar Jip is dedicated to providing the most comprehensive possible eye care while developing long lasting relationships with patients.