Lauren Nicholas, O.D., F.A.A.O.

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Dr. Nicholas is an optometrist specializing 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 such as glaucoma, keratoconus, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy.

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South Florida Eye Care Center
948 N. Krome Avenue
Homestead, FL 33130
(305) 247-2331
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Dr. Nicholas is an optometrist specializing 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 such as glaucoma, keratoconus, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy.

College Education:
University of Connecticut (Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences)

Medical Education:
New England College of Optometry

Advanced Training/Externships:
Global Vision Rehabilitation Center (Dr. Edward Boshnick), Miami, FL
Eye Centers of South Florida, Aventura, FL
VA Newington, Newington, CT
South End Community Health Center, Boston, MA

Residency:
Primary Care with emphasis and Low Vision and Contact Lenses at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Certifications:
National Board of Examiners in Optometry (NBEO)

Professional Societies and Notables:
Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry
GP Contact Lens Clinical Excellence Award, David A. Heubner, OD
1986 Scholarship for Teaching Excellence, Best Resident of 2020 at Nova Southeastern University

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