Eyecare Services in East Bradenton, FL

Are you seeking quality, comprehensive eyecare in East Bradenton, FL? The Eye Associates consists of trained and skilled optometrists, ophthalmologists and other eye care professionals that share the same passion of helping individuals enjoy the gift of eyesight. Utilizing the most advanced technologies and methods available today, The Eye Associates is able to provide precise and accurate diagnosis and treatments for a wide range of vision problems, as well as hearing and cosmetic services.

To discuss your visual needs and goals with a member of our trusted team, contact our East Bradenton office at 941-792-2020.

We offer the following services at our East Bradenton, FL location:

  • Comprehensive eye exams
  • Cataract evaluations and surgery
  • Dry eye treatment
  • Treatment of retina conditions, including macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, retinal tears
  • Corneal transplants
  • Glaucoma treatment
  • LASIK and Clear Lens Replacement (CLR)
  • Free LASIK and CLR screenings
  • Eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty)
  • Cosmetic procedures, including facial laser surgery, Botox, dermal fillers
  • Free cosmetic screenings
  • Optical services
  • Eyeglasses, sunglasses and contact lenses
  • Free hearing evaluations
  • Hearing aids

Our East Bradenton, FL  Eyecare and Surgery Center Providers


Brian Foster, MD
Board Certified

Bladeless Laser Cataract Surgeon, Corneal Specialist, Clear Lens Replacement Surgeon, & LASIK Surgeon

Dr. Brian Foster is a board certified ophthalmologist that specializes in bladeless laser cataract surgery and LASIK . Dr. Foster is also trained in performing corneal transplantation, including DSAEK for Fuch’s Endothelial Dystrophy and DALK for keratoconus. The trusted eye doctor has a special interest in dry eye syndrome and recently published a chapter on the condition in the textbook Ocular Surface Disease. Dr. Foster regularly lectures to the community on numerous eye care topics.


Richard Hector, MD
Board Certified

General Ophthalmologist, Corneal Specialist

Dr. Richard Hector  has delivered quality eye care with The Eye Associates for over 30 years. Dr. Hector is well known for his friendly demeanor and expertise in eye conditions, including dry eye, external eye and corneal diseases.


BJ Ahn, MD
Board Certified

Retina Specialist

Dr. BJ Ahn is a retina specialist who began his ophthalmic career as an optometrist. He completed his ophthalmology degree at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Dr. Ahn completed a medical retina fellowship at the prestigious Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami.


Charles Anthony, MD
Board Certified

Oculoplastic Cosmetic Surgeon

Dr. Charles Anthony is a fellowship trained oculofacial plastic surgeon. He is fully trained and experienced in performing cosmetic and functional eyelid surgery, brow lift, ptosis surgery, entropion and ectropion repairs, tear duct repair and surgery for skin cancers on the eyelid. Dr. Anthony also performs laser skin resurfacing, Botox and other cosmetic procedures. Dr. Anthony is passionate about giving back to the community.


Michael Camp, OD
Board Certified

Board Certified Optometric Physician

Dr. Michael Camp joined The Eye Associates in 1997 and is now one of our senior optometrists. Dr. Camp earned his doctorate degree in optometry from Nova Southeastern University, after spending many years in the optical fabrication and retail side of the industry.

Shawn Anderson, LHAS

Licensed Hearing Aid Specialist

Shawn Anderson joined The Eye Associates’ team in 2018. He brings a wealth of knowledge working with hearing impaired patients. His eight years of experience with programming hearing aids and giving guidance on picking out the best hearing product has made him a valuable asset to The Eye Associates.