Practice Optometry in The Villages

Address: 2511 N Queen Street The Villages FL US 28501

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Job Description

Lake Eye Associates is seeking an enthusiastic and compassionate full-time Optometrist to work with our fully integrated provider team and support staff. Join our expanding team of 5 ophthalmologists and 4 optometrists providing care at 7 clinics and our wholly-owned, ophthalmic surgery center housing state-of-the-art technology. For over 40 years, Lake Eye Associates has provided exceptional eye care to patients located in the greater central Florida area.


  • Join a fast-paced, high-volume optometric practice (busy ODs see +20-30 patients per day)
  • Full dedicated team of work-up technicians, scribes, and diagnostic support
  • Highly incentivized compensation plan (mature practices yield +$200,000 in compensation)
  • The Villages is home to charming neighborhoods, unique town centers, and no state income tax

Education & Experience

  • Residency preferred, but not required
  • Doctor of Optometry degree from a top-tier program
  • Board certified preferred, but not required
  • State-issued license for optometry


  • Competitive, guaranteed base salary for initial period plus bonus if production formula exceeds base salary
  • After initial period, compensation is based on production formula only, with significant upside potential
  • Sign-on bonuses available


About the Area

Discover The Villages lifestyle, a tranquil paradise where picturesque villages, friendly communities, and a myriad of activities await. Enjoy a lively community with recreational centers, clubs, and entertainment events. Experience a golfer's dream with over 40 golf courses, indulge in shopping and dining delights, and revel in the region's arts and culture. This haven provides a perfect blend of nature, top-notch healthcare, lifelong learning opportunities, and a variety of recreational pursuits. The Villages offers an attractive lifestyle waiting for you to enjoy.

About Lake Eye Associates

Lake Eye Associates is one of Florida’s leading eye care practices providing care in ophthalmology and optometry. Founded over 40 years ago, Lake Eye Associates has a reputation for providing superior patient service, utilizing state-of-the-art technology, offering innovative procedures and employing world-class physicians. With 7 locations, 9 providers and the best and brightest team members, Lake Eye Associates is proud to be named the #1 practice in the area and a partner practice of US Eye.

Candidate Description

About US Eye

US Eye is a physician-led, patient-centric network of eye care practices committed to providing exceptional patient service through premium technology and unrivaled provider expertise. We are one of the nation’s leading multi-specialty physician groups providing care in ophthalmology, optometry, dermatology, and cosmetic facial surgery. With over 60 clinics and 5 surgery centers, led by 115 providers and more than 1,000 team members system-wide, we deliver world-class care to patients throughout Florida, the Carolinas and Virginia.

Candidate Requirements

Position Type & Location

  • Full-time position located in The Villages, FL
  • Travel to other locations as necessary


  • 401(k) Company Match
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts
  • Backup Care for Children, Adults, and Pets
  • Malpractice Insurance
  • Continuing Education
  • Licenses and Dues
  • Employee Discounts

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Hiring Manager:

Misty Daniels - Physician Recruiter


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