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Dr. Fred Carlin (Emeritus) O.D.

Dr. Fred Carlin (Emeritus) O.D.


  • B.S. Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • O.D. Pennsylvania College of Optometry

Specializes in: 

  • Specialized contact lenses, Lasik surgery and glaucoma

Associations and Certifications:

  • Dr. Carlin has been in private practice in State College since 1975.
  • He has also been active in the State College community.
  • He served as vice president and board member of the Centre Area Health Council
  • Served as president of the American Cancer Society of Centre County
  • Served as chairman of the State College Borough Parking Authority.
  • Dr. Carlin served as president of the Mid-county Optometric Society and currently serves as treasurer.
  • He served on the Resolution and Bylaws committee of the Pennsylvania Optometric Society.
  • Additionally, he is a member of the contact lens section of the American Optometric Association

Awards and Achievements:

  • Centre County volunteer of the year in 1979 and 1987
  • Co-founder and board member of the Sightloss Support Group of Central Pennsylvania
  • “Best of State College” 2016, 2017, 2018 (State College Magazine)


  • Windmere