Originally from Long Island, New York, Dr. Silecchia received her undergraduate degree from SUNY College at Cortland. After receiving her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences, she went on to attend Pennsylvania College of Optometry, graduating with a Doctorate in Optometry and a Bachelor of Science in Vision science.
During the last year and a half of her time at Pennsylvania College of Optometry Dr. Silecchia rotated at different eye clinics throughout the east coast. Including offices in Miami, Philadelphia, the DC area and the Charleston area. Each rotation included emphasis on different aspects of Optometry, including disease, contact lenses, and primary care. At the conclusion of her rotations Dr. Silecchia graduated with Honors and received an award for Clinical Excellence in Primary Care.
Dr. Silecchia is licensed to practice Optometry in South Carolina and New York. She is a member of the American Optometric Association, South Carolina Optometric Association and the Coastal Carolina Optometric Society.
When she’s not in the office, Dr. Silecchia enjoys spending time with her husband Cody and their pug Romeo, relaxing at the beach with a good book, and many other outdoor activities around the area.