|Sarasota, Florida – January 23, 2014 – Center For Sight, the premier vision, cosmetic and skin care practice in Southwest Florida, invites the public to join the grand opening celebration for its new Englewood facility. The Taste of Englewood event takes place on Thursday, January 30, 2014, from 4pm – 7pm, and will feature facility tours, complimentary beverages and free samples of signature dishes from a variety of local restaurants. The family event will also have games for children, chance drawings for wonderful prizes and live music.
Center For Sight’s new state of-the-art facility is located at 1800 South McCall Road at the intersection of McCall Road (SR-776) and Pine Street/Placida Rd in the heart of Englewood. The new office will offer patients in Englewood, Boca Grande, Rotonda, Cape Haze and Charlotte County an expanded optical boutique, convenient office hours, 24/7 emergency vision care and the most advanced diagnostic testing equipment available in the area.
In addition to primary eye care by optometric physicians Campbell Gaunt, O.D. and Elizabeth McVey O.D., Center For Sight’s nationally recognized surgeons David Shoemaker, M.D., Joshua Kim M.D., William Mestrezat, M.D. and Brandon Parrott, M.D., Ph.D. will provide specialty cataract, glaucoma, macula and retina care. John Fezza, M.D. will offer facial cosmetic surgery and skin rejuvenation, and Maria Tindal, P.A.-C. will provide dermatology and skin care services under the direction of Joshua Newman, M.D.
Dr. Gaunt and Dr. Shoemaker joined forces nearly 25 years ago to develop an integrated approach to delivering comprehensive eye care through the joint efforts of optometry and ophthalmology. This approach to eye care allows for greater convenience to the patient while ensuring effective care coordination between primary eye care and specialty eye surgeries. Now, Center For Sight is bringing the nation’s leading eye and cosmetic surgeons to the Englewood community.
The facility will offer top technology in the hands of experienced physicians and surgeons trusted by the patients in the area for decades. “Expanding our Englewood presence offers patients better access to an array of state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and specialty services,” said Dr. Shoemaker. “As with each Center For Sight location, we welcome the opportunity to provide the region’s most advanced vision, cosmetic and skin care to the people of our community.”
Center For Sight’s new Englewood facility opens for patients on Monday, January 27, 2014, followed by “The Taste of Englewood” community open house and grand opening event on January 30. Each of the eight local restaurants participating in the Taste of Englewood will host a food station with a featured dish of appetizers or a portion of a popular entrée. “We have always appreciated our neighbors and businesses throughout the Englewood community,” said Dr. Shoemaker, Founder and Director of Cataract and Lens Replacement Surgery. “With our Taste of Englewood grand opening celebration, we have the opportunity to bring everyone together to enjoy some local flavors while we introduce our newest Center For Sight location.”
Attendees of the family-friendly event will meet the Center For Sight Englewood office staff and physicians, and receive a special punch card for the assortment of food stations. By filling out the back of the punch card, guests will be automatically entered into a drawing for a chance to win designer sunglasses, fashion frames and other special prizes. “I have met so many wonderful people throughout my years of serving the vision care needs of Englewood,” said Dr. Gaunt, who heads the new office. “I’m excited to welcome them all as we celebrate this new beginning for our Englewood facility.”
About Center For Sight
Currently with eight locations throughout Southwest Florida, Center For Sight is the nation’s leading multi-disciplinary physician group providing patients worldwide with advanced healthcare in ophthalmology, optometry, dermatology, cosmetic facial surgery and hearing services. Under the clinical direction of David W. Shoemaker, M.D., and William J. Lahners, M.D., F.A.C.S., Center For Sight serves Manatee, Sarasota and Charlotte counties. For more information, visit CenterForSight.net.
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