Are you seeking comprehensive and personalized eyecare in Sarasota? The Eye Associates is the trusted choice for patients who seek superior vision expertise on a range of vision and hearing problems, as well as cosmetic treatments. Our board-certified optometrists, ophthalmologists and experienced staff are fully trained in the latest procedures and methods to diagnose and treat eye problems as early and accurately as possible. Our state-of-the-art facility is fully equipped with the most advanced technologies available today to ensure safe and precise treatment. No matter what your needs are, the team at The Eye Associates is ready to provide you with the exceptional eyecare you deserve.
To discuss your visual needs with a member of our experienced team, schedule an appointment with The Eye Associates and contact our Sarasota office today.
We offer the following services at our Sarasota, FL location:
Cosmetic procedures, including facial laser surgery, Botox, dermal fillers
Free cosmetic screenings
Eyeglasses, sunglasses and contact lenses
Free hearing evaluations
Our Sarasota, FL Eyecare and Surgery Center Providers
Cathleen McCabe, MD Board Certified
Bladeless Laser Cataract Surgeon and Clear Lens Replacement Surgeon
Dr. Cathleen McCabe is one of the top eye surgeons in the nation, having performed 40,000 cataract surgeries during her illustrious career. Dr. McCabe also specializes in advanced laser treatments for glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and macular degeneration. The esteemed surgeon has received numerous awards for her exceptional work, including Castle Connolly Top Doctor from 2015 to 2020, and Castle Connolly’s first-ever Exceptional Women in Medicine Award, and also in 2018, 2019, and 2020.
Dr. Robert Friedman is a board-certified ophthalmologist and renowned glaucoma specialist. His areas of specialty include glaucoma management and surgery, as well as cataract surgery and Toric IOLs. Dr. Friedman has served as a principle investigator for several glaucoma clinical studies. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and an active member of several prestigious organizations, including the Sarasota County Medical Society and the American Glaucoma Society.
Richard Hector, MD Board Certified
General Ophthalmologist, Fellowship Trained Corneal Specialist
Dr. Richard Hector has been a member of The Eye Associates team since 1986. He specializes in diseases and conditions of the external eye, including dry eye and cornea conditions. He is double board certified by the American Board of Eye Surgery and the American Board of Ophthalmology.
Joshua Mali, MD Board Certified
Fellowship Trained Medical and Surgical Retina Specialist
Dr. Joshua Mali is a board certified ophthalmologist specializing in retinal conditions, including macular degeneration, retinal detachment, tears and holes, and diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Mali is a well-respected industry leader and has published numerous scientific articles. He is passionate about giving back to the community and has contributed his time and medical expertise through various non-profit organizations.
BJ Ahn, MD Board Certified
Fellowship Trained Medical Retina Specialist
Dr. BJ Ahn began his ophthalmic career as an optometrist before earning his ophthalmology degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Dr. Ahn completed his retina fellowship at the prestigious Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami.
Charles Anthony, MD Board Certified
Fellowship Trained Oculoplastic Cosmetic Surgeon
Dr. Charles Anthony is a fellowship trained oculoplastic surgeon. He specializes in cosmetic and functional eyelid surgery, brow lift, ptosis, entropion, and ectropion repairs, tear duct repair and skin cancers on the eyelid. He is also expertly trained and skilled in an array of cosmetic procedures, including laser skin resurfacing, fillers and Botox. Dr. Anthony is regularly involved with community service.
Scott Han, OD Board Certified
Residency Trained Optometric Physician
Dr. Scott Han is a board certified optometrist who has contributed his expertise by serving on numerous research teams conducting FDA clinical studies on dry eye disease and glaucoma. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, the American Academy of Optometry and the International Academy of Sports Vision. Dr. Han is a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry, a prestigious certification held by fewer than 10 percent of optometrists in the U.S.
Dr. Robert Rego is an expertly trained optometrist. Upon completing his residency in geriatrics, Dr. Rego became a full-time faculty member at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry, where he received the Preceptor of the Year award, thanks to his exemplary teaching skills and commitment to patient care.
Shawn Anderson, LHAS
Licensed Hearing Aid Specialist
Shawn joined The Eye Associates’ team in 2018. He brings a wealth of knowledge working with hearing impaired patients. His 10+ years experience with programming hearing aids and giving guidance in picking out the best hearing product has made him a valuable asset to The Eye Associates. In the past, he has owned and operated offices in West Florida and Jacksonville.