Dr. Cathleen Caraballo is a Florida native who completed her Bachelor of Science at the University of South Florida and received her Doctorate of Optometry from Indiana University. In addition to comprehensive eye exams, her office specializes in digital retinal imaging, diabetic eye exams, and contact lens exams and fittings. Dr. Caraballo is part of the American Optometric Association as well as the Florida Optometric Association. When not helping people see their best, she enjoys reading and spending time with her family.
Dr. Kaplan began his undergraduate studies at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Vision Science from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He completed his doctorate studies at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Optometry in 2001.
Dr. Kaplan’s community involvement includes: Past Governor-Appointed Chairman of the Florida Board of Optometry, Past President of Southwest Florida Optometric Association (swfoa.com), Past Commander of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 9-1, FMB, Past Commander of the Southwest Florida Jewish War Veterans Post 400. Dr. Kaplan is a decorated Gulf War veteran who served for four years in the United States Army. He continued his service for four additional years in the Florida Army National Guard prior to starting his collegiate studies.
Dr. Kaplan is happy to call Southwest Florida home with his wife, Dr. Angela Kaplan, and his four children. He enjoys spending time with his family, boating, visiting amusement parks and other family-oriented events. In addition to boating, his hobbies include scuba diving and biking.