Eyecare Services in West Bradenton, FL

There are Three Buildings on the West Bradenton Campus

(Just south of Blake Medical Center)

    • Office & Surgery Center is at 6002 Pointe West Blvd, Bradenton, FL 34209
    • Office & Optical Gallery is at 2203 61st Street West, Bradenton, FL 34209
    • Dermatology & Hearing Building is at 2101 61st Street West, Bradenton, FL  34209


Are you looking for comprehensive eyecare in West Bradenton, FL? The Eye Associates is comprised of highly trained and experienced optometrists, ophthalmologists and other eyecare professionals that are committed to providing exceptional treatment and care to patients in Bradenton and the surrounding West Florida area.

Our state-of-the-art facility is fully equipped with cutting-edge technologies to provide precise and accurate diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of vision and hearing problems, as well as to perform cosmetic and dermatology procedures. Upon evaluating your visual needs, our team will create a personalized treatment plan to help you meet your goals.

Visit our West Bradenton office to speak to a trusted member of The Eye Associates team.

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

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

Our West Bradenton, FL Eyecare and Surgery Center Providers

Cathleen McCabe, MD
Board Certified

Bladeless Laser Cataract Surgeon, Clear Lens Replacement Surgeon and LASIK Surgeon

Dr. Cathleen McCabe is a top eye surgeon, having performed more than 40,000 cataract surgeries and 17,000 LASIK surgeries. Known for her commitment to exceptional patient care, Dr. McCabe has been named a Castle Connolly Top Doctor since 2015, and was selected for Castle Connolly’s first ever Exceptional Women in Medicine Award in 2017. In addition to specializing in laser cataract surgery and LASIK, Dr. McCabe often travels around the world sharing her knowledge with peers by lecturing on cataract surgery, glaucoma and other eye conditions.

Brian Foster, MD
Board Certified

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

Dr. Brian Foster is a renowned ophthalmologist that specializes in bladeless laser cataract surgery and LASIK. Dr. Foster is also fully trained in corneal transplantation, including DSAEK for Fuch’s Endothelial Dystrophy and DALK for keratoconus. He has a special interest in dry eye, and recently published a chapter on dry eye in Ocular Surface Disease, a well-respected textbook. Dr. Foster is passionate about education and regularly lectures to the community on numerous eyecare topics.

Robert Friedman, MD
Board Certified

Bladeless Laser Cataract Surgeon, Glaucoma Specialist

Dr. Robert Friedman is a well-respected bladeless laser cataract surgeon and glaucoma surgeon. Dr. Friedman has been a clinical assistant professor at the Florida State University College of Medicine’s Department of Clinical Sciences since 2005, and an adjunct clinical assistant professor of ophthalmology at Lake Erie College of Medicine since 2006. Dr. Friedman is an active member of the Sarasota County Medical Society and the Florida Medical Association.

Richard Hector, MD
Board Certified

General Ophthalmologist, Corneal Specialist

Dr. Richard Hector has been a member of The Eye Associates for over three decades. He is a trusted ophthalmologist that is well known for his easygoing demeanor and expertise in eyecare. Dr. Hector specializes in external eye and corneal diseases, including dry eye disease.

Joshua Mali, MD
Board Certified

Retina Specialist

Dr. Joshua Mali is a reputable 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, having published numerous scientific articles. He is passionate about giving back and has contributed his time and medical expertise to help those in need through various non-profit organizations.

Todd Berger, MD
Board Certified

Retina Specialist

Dr. Todd Berger is a top retina specialist who has been repeatedly named a Castle Connolly Top Doctor. He stays at the forefront of the latest advances in retinal treatment and diagnostics. He has served as an investigator in several multicenter studies, including those focusing on the use of silicone oil in vitrectomy and sustained steroid drug implant for treatment of diabetic macular edema.

Jeffrey Kasper, MD
Board Certified

Retina Specialist

Dr. Jeffrey Kasper is a fellowship-trained retina specialist and board certified ophthalmologist. He has years of expert training and experience in retinal laser surgery, and treatment for diabetic eye disease and macular degeneration. Dr. Kasper is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the American Medical Association.

BJ Ahn, MD
Board Certified

Retina Specialist

Dr. BJ Ahn began his ophthalmic career as an optometrist. He then went on to obtain his ophthalmology degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Dr. Ahn is a fellowship trained retina specialist, having trained at the prestigious Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami.

Charles Anthony, MD
Board Certified

Oculoplastic Cosmetic Surgeon

Dr. Charles Anthony is a fellowship trained oculoplastic surgeon specializing in cosmetic and functional eyelid surgery, brow lift, ptosis, entropion and ectropion repairs, tear duct repair and skin cancers on the eyelid. Dr. Anthony is also trained and skilled in laser skin resurfacing, Botox and fillers. Passionate about giving back to the community, Dr. Anthony is regularly involved with community service.

Robert Rego, OD
Board Certified

Residency Trained, Board Certified Optometric Physician

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.

Our West Bradenton, FL Dermatology and Hearing Providers

Paul Stevenson, DO

Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Paul Stevenson has over 20 years of dermatology experience and has treated thousands of patients with a variety of dermatologic needs. He is a fellow of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology and earned his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry School of Osteopathic Medicine.

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 8 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.