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DR. ADAM STELZER
Dr. Adam Stelzer graduated from Southeast High School in Bradenton, FL in 1999, the University of South Florida in 2003, and Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry in 2007 with honors. Being the only nationally board-certified optometrist in Miami Beach, he takes eye health seriously.
Dr. Stelzer is immediate past president of the Miami Dade Optometric Physicians Association (MDOPA) and is currently a trustee on the board of the Florida Optometric Association (FOA). He was also voted “Young Optometrist of the Year” in 2012. He is a founding board member of The Optometric Cross Linking Society. In his spare time, Dr. Stelzer likes to kayak, ride horses, snorkel, and volunteer for the Special Olympics. He has been a resident of Miami Beach for over the last decade and enjoys the unique & diverse community.
DR. JOSEPH KESSELMAN
Dr. Kesselman was born and raised in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area. After high school, he attended the University of Central Florida where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Biology and Microbiology in 2010.
Dr. Kesselman continued his higher education and graduated in 2014 as a doctor of optometry (O.D.) after undergoing a rigorous four-year optometric education program at the University of the Incarnate Word’s Rosenberg School of Optometry in San Antonio, Texas. In-house clinic at school provided education with vision therapy, pediatrics, and contact lenses, as well as exposure to ocular disease, especially complications with diabetes.
As a part of his education, Dr.Kesselman worked as an extern at a Veteran’s Administration outpatient clinic and in a private Opthalmology practice where he expanded his knowledge and experience with the diagnosis and management of ocular disease.
In order to practice, Dr. Kesselman underwent all three parts of the national board examinations and currently holds a license to practice in the states of Florida and Pennsylvania.
DR. COLLETTE LARSEN
Dr. Larsen was born and raised in the Tewksbury, New Jersey. After high school, she attended the The College of New Jersey, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 2009.
Dr. Larsen continued her higher education and graduated in 2013 as a doctor of optometry (O.D.) from NOVA Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Dr. Larsen completed her clinical rotations at NOVA, where she gained clinical knowledge in areas such as; contact lens fitting, primary care, glaucoma management, vision therapy, pediatrics, and ocular disease treatment.
As a part of her externships, Dr. Larsen performed pre and post-op cataract surgery examinations as well as assisted in managing children with binocular vision issues where she performed vision therapy on children with eye muscle and focusing problems.
Dr. Larsen practiced throughout South Florida for two years after graduating, until she moved to Hoboken, NJ to practice as the primary optometrist at Wise Vision, as an Independent Doctor of Optometry. Dr Larsen was chosen as an Innovative Speaker for Johnson and Johnson Acuvue Contact lenses to perform speeches throughout New Jersey and New York City. She then relocated back to the Sunshine State, where she currently practices throughout Miami. Dr. Larsen is licensed to practice in the States of Florida, New York, and New Jersey.