Gulf Coast Eye Institute

Nitya Murthy, O.D

OPTOMETRIST

SPECIALIZING IN

Primary Vision Care

Ocular Disease

Glaucoma

OPTOMETRIST

Nitya Murthy, O.D

Dr. Nitya Murthy is a board-certified Glaucoma specialist practicing full-scope optometry, emphasizing cornea, specialty contact lenses, ocular surface disease, and myopia management. Her specialties include scleral lenses, rigid gas permeable lenses, orthokeratology, and dry eye treatments.

Dr. Murthy is a native of Miami, Florida, and graduated from the Kentucky College of Optometry in 2020. She has worked in primary care, tertiary care, and corporate settings in primarily under-served communities. In addition, Dr. Murthy served as a clinical instructor and research associate at the Indiana University School of Optometry, where she conducted clinical trials and research studies related to clinical optics and contact lenses. She has given several talks relating to myopia control, dry eye, and corneal abnormalities and has presented her research widely at several national and international conferences. She continues to engage in scholarly work alongside her clinical practice and has special interests in retina and glaucoma.

In her free time, Dr. Murthy enjoys event planning, gardening, cooking, and spending time with her husband and child. She has also authored children’s books and is passionate about access to education.

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