Full Service Eye Care - Convenience and Expertise
Watson Clinic’s skilled Optometry department provides comprehensive eye exams, vision tests, and much more for patients 5 years and older.
Our expert eye specialists carefully measure and fit contact lens and eyeglass prescriptions for maximum comfort, visual acuity and health.
Services include: 
  • Routine eye exams
  • Family eye exams
  • Diabetic eye exams
  • Prescribing eyeglasses or contact lenses
  • Evaluation and treatment of Glaucoma and Dry Eye Syndrome
  • Evaluation and monitoring of Cataracts and Macular Degeneration
  • Evaluation of Acute Eye Problems

The department works to diagnose a host of diseases and common concerns related to the eye, and makes referrals to the Ophthalmology department when eye surgery might be needed.
Patients can also choose from the latest inventory of optical wear in our in-house optical shop, which is conveniently located on the same floor as the Optometry department.
Saturday Hours Available: 
Optometry specialist Michelle Espanto, OD is pleased to offer Saturday appointments for those that aren't able to make it during the week starting on Saturday, April 13 and Saturday, May 11 from her office at Watson Clinic Main. Be sure to call 863-680-7486 to schedule your Saturday appointment today! 
Available Brochures: 

Optometry Physicians:

Kaitlyn E. Dwyer, OD
Kaitlyn E. Dwyer, OD
  • Optometry School: Indiana University School of Optometry, Bloomington, IN, OD
  • Residency: Cincinnati VA Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, Ocular Disease
  • Fellow: American Academy of Optometry
  • Member: American Optometric Association, Florida Optometric Association

Michelle Espanto
Michelle Espanto, OD, FAAO
  • Optometry School: Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry, Davie, FL, OD
  • Residency: Malcom Randall VA Medical Center, Gainesville, FL, Primary Care
  • Fellow: American Academy of Optometry
  • Member: Florida Optometric Association, American Optometric Association

Yuliya Faynberg
Yuliya Faynberg, OD
  • Optometry School: Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Philadelphia, PA, OD
  • Residency: Northeastern Eye Institute, Scranton, PA, External Ocular Disease and Refractive Surgery
  • Member: Florida Optometric Association, American Optometric Association

Elizabeth George
Elizabeth N. George, OD
  • Optometry School: Southern College of Optometry, Memphis, TN, OD
  • Residency: Bay Pines VA Medical Center, Bay Pines, FL, Ocular Disease & Low Vision
  • Member: Florida Optometric Association, American Optometric Association, Southern Educational Congress of Optometry



Watson Clinic Main
1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd.
Lakeland, FL 33805

Please call 863-680-7486 for additional information.