Dr. Elizabeth McVey is a residency-trained and board-certified optometric physician who provides a wide range of primary eye care to Center For Sight patients. As part of the integrated optometric and ophthalmology physician team, she works cooperatively in the ongoing treatment of macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, cataracts and other ocular diseases.
Her services include vision testing, eyewear prescriptions, contact lenses, vision therapy, and the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases such as glaucoma. In addition, she manages pre-operative testing and follow-up care for both cataract surgery and laser vision correction patients.
A native of Columbus, Ohio, she received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry and Biochemistry at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Dr. McVey went on to earn her Doctor of Optometry and Master of Science Degree at The Ohio State University College of Optometry in Columbus, Ohio. She also completed a fellowship in binocular vision and pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Optometry, and served as an instructor in the College of Optometry. Dr. McVey has donated her time to performing eye exams and dispensing glasses and eye drops in Nicaragua.
In 2017, Dr. McVey received the Garland W. Clay Award; a national award granted by the American Academy of Optometry. The Garland W. Clay Award recognizes distinguished individuals who have impacted and advanced the profession of optometry.
Dr. McVey lives in Venice with her husband, Sean, and four children. As an Ohio State graduate, Dr. McVey is a diehard “Buckeye” fan. When not cheering on her team, she enjoys volleyball, cooking, and reading, as well as enjoying the Florida sun with her family. She is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Florida Optometric Association and the American Academy of Optometry.