William Avonda, OD

Optometrist located in Live Oak, FL

About Dr. Avonda

General Optometry

Dr. Avonda hails from Chappaqua, NY. He obtained a business degree from Siena College in upstate New York. After graduation, beginning a business career in sales helped him realize he wanted more personal fulfillment in his life's work. During that time, he became increasingly interested in the field of optometry. Dr. Avonda started working as an optician with his sights set on becoming an optometrist. He learned all aspects of manufacturing and fitting of custom eyewear while he attended the University of Massachusetts-Lowell for his optometry prerequisite studies.

During his optometry training, Dr Avonda participated in two missions to Costa Rica to provide eye examinations and dispense eye glasses donated by the Lions Club. Dr. Avonda obtained his optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN in 2002.

After graduating optometry school, Dr. Avonda completed a residency in Primary Eye Care / Geriatric Optometry from the Edith Nourse Rogers VA Hospital in Bedford, Massachusetts in 2003. During this training, Dr. Avonda had the opportunity to provide eye care to special populations, including patients with Alzheimer's disease, dementia, psychiatric illness, and homeless patients. In the clinic, he was preceptor to 4th year optometry students.

Dr. Avonda is a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society (BSK), the American Optometric Association (AOA) and the Florida Optometric Association (FOA).

In August 2003 Dr. Avonda joined the Family Focus Eye Care practice. When Family Focus merged with Columbia Eye Associates into a larger practice, he continued in the same position to provide excellent comprehensive eye care as a board-certified staff optometrist at Columbia Eye Associates.

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General Optometry

Dr. Avonda hails from Chappaqua, NY. He obtained a business degree from Siena College in upstate New York. After graduation, beginning a business career in sales helped him realize he wanted more personal fulfillment in his life's work. During that time, he became increasingly interested in the field of optometry. Dr. Avonda started working as an optician with his sights set on becoming an optometrist. He learned all aspects of manufacturing and fitting of custom eyewear while he attended the University of Massachusetts-Lowell for his optometry prerequisite studies.

During his optometry training, Dr Avonda participated in two missions to Costa Rica to provide eye examinations and dispense eye glasses donated by the Lions Club. Dr. Avonda obtained his optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN in 2002.

After graduating optometry school, Dr. Avonda completed a residency in Primary Eye Care / Geriatric Optometry from the Edith Nourse Rogers VA Hospital in Bedford, Massachusetts in 2003. During this training, Dr. Avonda had the opportunity to provide eye care to special populations, including patients with Alzheimer's disease, dementia, psychiatric illness, and homeless patients. In the clinic, he was preceptor to 4th year optometry students.

Dr. Avonda is a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society (BSK), the American Optometric Association (AOA) and the Florida Optometric Association (FOA).

In August 2003 Dr. Avonda joined the Family Focus Eye Care practice. When Family Focus merged with Columbia Eye Associates into a larger practice, he continued in the same position to provide excellent comprehensive eye care as a board-certified staff optometrist at Columbia Eye Associates.


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Insurance

We accept a variety of insurance plans. If you do not see yours listed, please call our office.

Aetna
Ameritas
Anthem
AvMed
Beech Street
Davis Vision
EyeMed
First Health
GEHA
Great West
Medicaid
Medicare
MultiPlan / PHCS
Superior Vision
United Healthcare
Vocational Rehabilitation