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History

In the early 2000’s, Dr. Nate and his wife Cristina lived in Chicago, but as he finished his optometric residency in pediatric vision and vision therapy, they both knew they wanted to return to Florida to be closer to family. In 2006, they opened Bright Eyes Family Vision Care at a small storefront location in the Westchase area of Tampa.

As the practice grew and specialty services such as Vision Therapy and Orthokeratology increased, Bright Eyes needed more space, so we moved to our nicer, larger Westchase location on Linebaugh Avenue. Patients love it and so do we!

At Bright Eyes Family Vision Care, about 40% of our patients are children. Over the years, patients from distant locations such as Gainesville, Winter Haven, and Sebring have come to the Westchase office for specialty children’s services not offered at typical optometry practices. In an effort to make these trips easier, we opened Bright Eyes Kids in 2014 in the New Tampa area. This office is designed specifically for patients 0 to 18 years old.