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Our Doctors

J. Robert Walesby, O.D., F.C.O.V.D.

Dr. Walesby is a fellowship-trained, board certified Behavioral Optometrist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of binocular vision dysfunctions.

Dr. Walesby is a Tampa native, attended Hillsborough High School, spent four years in the military, and did his undergraduate work at the University of South Florida. He received his doctor of optometry degree in 1992 from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. He joined his father, Dr. Jack Walesby, in 1992 and they moved the practice to what is now the Walesby Vision Center.

Dr. Walesby obtained his four-year fellowship in developmental optometry with the College of Optometrists in Vision Development, served as a staff doctor for the Lions Vision Clinic, performed vision evaluations on athletes as part of the Special Olympics, and served as an officer and president of the Hillsborough Society of Optometric Physicians. In his spare time, Dr. Walesby enjoys fishing, boating and spending time with his family.

 

Nicholas Thomas, O.D., F.C.O.V.D.

Dr. Thomas is a fellowship-trained, board certified Behavioral Optometrist, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of binocular vision dysfunctions.

Dr. Thomas obtained his B.S. in Interdisciplinary Natural Sciences from the University of South Florida in 2003 and his Doctor of Optometry from the Indiana University School of Optometry in 2007. Since 2007, he has worked exclusively in the diagnosis and treatment of binocular vision anomalies. He obtained his Fellowship from the College of Optometrists in Vision Development in 2011. Dr. Thomas is the Clinical Director of Vision Therapy where he manages and treats approximately 40 patients daily with binocular vision dysfunctions.

Dr. Thomas and his team have a passion for helping their patients reach their fullest visual potential. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his wife, children and friends, cooking out and playing various sports.

 

 

Sheree Wright, O.D.

Dr. Wright is a residency-trained, optometric physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of binocular vision dysfunctions. She is a California native who received her undergraduate degree, a B.S. in Biology, at the University of California, Riverside. She completed optometry school with honors from Midwestern University, Arizona College of Optometry in Glendale, Arizona.

Dr. Wright received her residency training at the State University of New York, State College of Optometry, in pediatrics, vision therapy and rehabilitation.

Dr. Wright currently is in the process of obtaining her Fellowship from the College of Optometrists in Vision Development. In her spare time she enjoys reading, running, boating and spending time with her family.