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Joseph Pizzimenti, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Joseph Pizzimenti, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Dr. Joseph Pizzimenti is a full-time faculty member and tenured Professor at the Rosenberg School of Optometry at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, TX. He earned his Doctor of Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry. Dr. Pizzimenti completed a residency Ocular Disease and Rehabilitative Optometry at the University of Houston. […]

Jessica Steen, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Jessica Steen, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Dr. Jessica Steen is an Assistant Professor at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry where she serves as Director of the Glaucoma Service and as an attending optometric physician at the College’s Eye Care Institute. Dr. Steen teaches the course in glaucoma and ocular pharmacology at NSU where she has a special interest in pharmaceutical […]

Joseph Sowka, O.D., F.A.A.O., Diplomate

Joseph Sowka, O.D., F.A.A.O., Diplomate

Dr. Joseph Sowka received his Bachelor of Sciences Degree with Distinction from Cornell University, and his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) at Salus University in Philadelphia, PA. He completed his residency at PCO as well. Following residency, Dr. Sowka accepted a university appointment at Southeastern University of the Health […]

Barry J. Frauens, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Barry J. Frauens, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Dr. Barry J. Frauens graduated with honors from Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry in 1996 and thereafter completed a one-year residency program in Primary Care optometry at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. Dr. Frauens is a full-time faculty member at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry where he holds the rank of Associate Professor […]

William J. Lahners, M.D., F.A.C.S.

William J. Lahners, M.D., F.A.C.S.

A specialist in All-Laser LASIK, cataract and glaucoma surgery, Dr. Lahners earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas, and his medical degree with honors from Louisiana State University. During his medical education, he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society, was one of only six students to complete the four-year […]

Joshua W. Kim, M.D.

Joshua W. Kim, M.D.

As a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma, Dr. Joshua W. Kim is committed to delivering exceptional cataract and glaucoma care to Center For Sight patients. Dr. Kim brings the unrivaled combination of second-to-none medical training and extensive experience with the latest technology to achieve superior results. As a native of the Pacific […]

William L. Soscia, M.D.

William L. Soscia, M.D.

Dr. William L. Soscia is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He is a decorated Army officer, having served in the Persian Gulf War in Iraq. Following his military career, Dr. Soscia was admitted to the University of Florida College of Medicine, where he graduated with honors in research and was […]

Joaquin O. De Rojas, M.D.

Joaquin O. De Rojas, M.D.

Dr. De Rojas is a board-certified, fellowship-trained cataract, refractive and corneal surgeon who also serves as the Director of Cornea and Ocular Surface Disease at Center For Sight. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Boston College, graduating at the top of his class and from the Honors Program, and then received his medical degree from […]

Jesse T. McCann, M.D., Ph.D.

Jesse T. McCann, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Jesse McCann is fellowship trained in vitreoretinal disease and surgery from Columbia University and the Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital. A native of Westchester County, New York, he graduated from Dartmouth College with honors, receiving his bachelor’s degree in chemistry. While at Dartmouth, Dr. McCann was a recipient of the Merck Index Award, […]

Tanuj P. Banker, M.D.

Tanuj P. Banker, M.D.

Dr. Tanuj Banker is a Bascom Palmer fellowship trained retina surgeon specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of retinal disease and ocular oncology. He was the Valedictorian and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Georgetown University, where he completed his undergraduate degree. He was accepted early into medical school and attained his medical degree from Georgetown […]