Cory Collier, OD, FAAO, FSLS

Optometrist located in Lakewood Ranch, FL

Dr. Cory Collier

Dr. Cory Collier completed his undergraduate education at the University of Central Florida where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Biology and Microbiology. He then went on to earn his Doctor of Optometry degree at Nova Southeastern University (NSU). While at NSU Dr. Collier received multiple distinctions including a commendation from the National Board of Examiners in Optometry as well as the honor of becoming the Valedictorian of his class. Dr. Collier continued his clinical training at NSU as a resident in Primary Care with Emphasis in Cornea and Contact Lenses.

Following the completion of his residency, Dr. Collier joined the world-renowned Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, a division of the University of Miami Miller College of Medicine. This diverse medical practice allowed Dr. Collier to obtain advanced experience in diagnosing and managing complex ocular disease with a particular focus on Corneal and Ocular Surface Disease as well as Glaucoma. Dr. Collier’s interests include specialty and therapeutic contact lenses (Particularly scleral lenses for the management of Corneal Irregularity and Ocular Surface Disease), Myopia Control, Dry Eye and Glaucoma.

Dr. Collier has been recognized as a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (FAAO). The Fellow distinction is earned and maintained through the demonstration of advanced knowledge in clinical care and expertise as well as a dedication to life-long education and professional development.

He is a Fellow of the Scleral Lens Society where he currently serves on the Fellowship Review Committee and has previously served on the Continuing Education Development Committee.

Dr. Collier is a proud member of:

  • American Academy of Optometry (AAO)
  • American Optometric Association (AOA)
  • Florida Optometric Association (FOA)
  • Manasota Optometric Society (MOS)
  • Scleral Lens Education Society (SLS)

Dr. Collier is a proud sixth generation Floridian and was born and raised in the Sarasota/Bradenton area. In his free time, he is an avid sports fan and can be seen cheering for the Lightning and the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame with his wife Kara, son Milo, and their 2 greyhounds Allie and Louie.

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Dr. Cory Collier completed his undergraduate education at the University of Central Florida where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Biology and Microbiology. He then went on to earn his Doctor of Optometry degree at Nova Southeastern University (NSU). While at NSU Dr. Collier received multiple distinctions including a commendation from the National Board of Examiners in Optometry as well as the honor of becoming the Valedictorian of his class. Dr. Collier continued his clinical training at NSU as a resident in Primary Care with Emphasis in Cornea and Contact Lenses.

Following the completion of his residency, Dr. Collier joined the world-renowned Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, a division of the University of Miami Miller College of Medicine. This diverse medical practice allowed Dr. Collier to obtain advanced experience in diagnosing and managing complex ocular disease with a particular focus on Corneal and Ocular Surface Disease as well as Glaucoma. Dr. Collier’s interests include specialty and therapeutic contact lenses (Particularly scleral lenses for the management of Corneal Irregularity and Ocular Surface Disease), Myopia Control, Dry Eye and Glaucoma.

Dr. Collier has been recognized as a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (FAAO). The Fellow distinction is earned and maintained through the demonstration of advanced knowledge in clinical care and expertise as well as a dedication to life-long education and professional development.

He is a Fellow of the Scleral Lens Society where he currently serves on the Fellowship Review Committee and has previously served on the Continuing Education Development Committee.

Dr. Collier is a proud member of:

Dr. Collier is a proud sixth generation Floridian and was born and raised in the Sarasota/Bradenton area. In his free time, he is an avid sports fan and can be seen cheering for the Lightning and the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame with his wife Kara, son Milo, and their 2 greyhounds Allie and Louie.


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Because we provide both medical and routine eye care, we accept a number of insurance plans to help cover the cost depending on your individual needs. Here are just some of the plans that we accept:

If you do not see your plan listed here, please give us a call and we would be happy to assist you. Our staff is also always available to answer any questions regarding your benefits.

Avesis
Cigna
Medicaid
Medicare
Spectera
Superior Vision
VCP
VSP