Dr. Trisha Werner is a board-certified optometric physician who provides a wide range of primary eye care services including comprehensive eye examinations, prescriptions for glasses and contact lenses, and the diagnosis and treatment of eye disease. She also participates in the co-management of cataract and LASIK surgery.
Prior to joining Center For Sight, Dr. Werner owned and operated her own private optometric practice in Sarasota for ten years. She has also practiced in Venice, Port Charlotte and Englewood. In addition, Dr. Werner has practiced in Bentonville, AR, and Springfield, MO.
Dr. Werner is a native of Spirit Lake, Iowa. She became interested in optometry at an early age because her father, who is now a retired optometrist, had his own private practice in their community. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of South Dakota, and received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
Dr. Werner’s professional affiliations include the American Optometric Association and the Florida Optometric Association. She is licensed to practice in both Florida and Missouri.
Dr. Werner spends most of her free time enjoying activities with her daughter. She also likes walking, nature hikes, and spending time at the beach. Dr. Werner’s philosophy about her practice is, “To always treat your patient as if he or she was a member of your family.”