Kara Collier, OD, FAAO

Optometrist located in Lakewood Ranch, FL

Dr. Kara Collier

Dr. Kara Collier graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Molecular Biology and Microbiology. Her Doctor of Optometry degree was earned at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) where she graduated with highest honors. Dr. Collier remained at NSU to complete her Residency in Primary Care with Emphasis in Pediatrics and Binocular Vision. This residency trained her to perform in-depth comprehensive eye exams on infants, toddlers and school-aged children. Her areas of interest include Pediatric Eye Exams, Vision Therapy, Binocular Vision Disorders, and Visual Perceptual Disorders.

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.

Dr. Collier is a proud member of:

  • American Academy of Optometry (AAO)
  • American Optometric Association (AOA)
  • College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD)
  • Florida Optometric Association (FOA)
  • Manasota Optometric Society (MOS)

Although Dr. Collier moved extensively as a child she considers Bradenton/Sarasota, where she first moved to in 1998, as her home. While not at the office, Dr. Collier enjoys baking, our beautiful gulf beaches and spending time with her husband Cory, their son Milo, and their two greyhounds Allie and Louie.

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Dr. Kara Collier graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Molecular Biology and Microbiology. Her Doctor of Optometry degree was earned at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) where she graduated with highest honors. Dr. Collier remained at NSU to complete her Residency in Primary Care with Emphasis in Pediatrics and Binocular Vision. This residency trained her to perform in-depth comprehensive eye exams on infants, toddlers and school-aged children. Her areas of interest include Pediatric Eye Exams, Vision Therapy, Binocular Vision Disorders, and Visual Perceptual Disorders.

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.

Dr. Collier is a proud member of:

Although Dr. Collier moved extensively as a child she considers Bradenton/Sarasota, where she first moved to in 1998, as her home. While not at the office, Dr. Collier enjoys baking, our beautiful gulf beaches and spending time with her husband Cory, their son Milo, and their two 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