Dr. Nicholas

The Medical Center is pleased to announce that Lauren Nicolas, OD, will be seeing optometry patients at the Center beginning Oct. 15. She is on staff with Drs. Gerald Furnari and Robert Lofton of South Florida Eye Care Centers in Homestead, Florida.

Dr. Nicholas specializes in primary care and ocular disease with proficiency in the fitting and assessment of scleral, rigid-gas permeable and soft contact lenses. She has experience in treating many ocular conditions including glaucoma, keratoconus, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. The received her medical education at New England College of Optometry. She is certified by the National Board of Optometry (NBEO) and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (FAAO).

In assuing Dr. Furnari’s role of seeing patients at the Medical Center, “I am so looking forward to meeting the entire Ocean Reef community and providing superior eye care to all,” Dr. she said.

In her spare time, Dr. Nicholas enjoys paddle boarding, kickboxing, rooting for the Miami Heat and reading any book she can get her hands on.

To make an appointment with Dr. Nicholas, please visit her Visiting Specialists page.

Dr. Furnari will continue to see patients at the Homestead office.