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Jay Ananthan-Nair, O.D

Jay Ananthan-Nair, O.D

Board Certified

  • Florida State Board of Optometry Examiner

Education and Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy – Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
  • University of Indore, India – 1982
  • Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Fl 1983-1986
  • Asst. Professor, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 1986-1990
  • Doctor of Optometry, NEWENCO, Boston, MA 1994

Internships and Practice History

  • East Boston Community Eye Clinic
  • VA Eye Clinic, Boston
  • New England Eye Institute Eye Clinic
  • Private Practice in Dayton, Ohio 1994 – 1997
  • Private Practice in Orlando, Florida 1997 – present

Professional Affiliations

  • American Optometric Association
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Society for the Prevention of Blindness

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787 Health Care Drive
Orange City, Florida 32763
(386) 668-4332
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While we are not currently seeing patients for routine eye care, we are available to you and yours for urgent care, retina care and emergency visits. Please call us to meet your eye care needs. 407-834-7776

March 20, 2020

Dear Patients,

Many of you have recently been told by our office that your elective cataract surgery has been temporarily cancelled. We have been advised by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the Centers for Disease Control that we should stop all elective surgery immediately as a result of the Coronavirus epidemic. This recommendation includes cataract surgery and is in effect until further notice.

As surgeons we could never have imagined a situation in which we would not be allowed to offer a life changing procedure like cataract surgery. However, these are exceptional times. The recommendations to cease surgery are designed to protect the public health and to stop the spread of this disease.

As soon as we hear that this ban on elective surgery has been lifted, and that it is safe to offer surgery, our office will contact you to reschedule your procedure. Please do not call the office to ask for a reschedule date at this time as we do not know when we will be given the directive to restart surgery.

We appreciate your patience. Until then stay safe, and stay home.

Best regards,
Harry R. Pappas, M.D.
Peter Gruenberg, M.D.
Ross Parks, M.D.
James Jochum, M.D.
Catherine Wang, M.D.
Myhanh Nguyen, M.D.
David Letbetter, M.D.
Michelle Cho, M.D.
Bradley Shoss, M.D.
Thomas Steedle, M.D.
Samantha Xavier, M.D.
Stephanie Terrill, M.D.
Paul Chiranand, M.D.

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