Here’s a little info on our founders
Dr. Jeffry Sonsino, O.D
Co-Founder & Chief Medical Officer
Jeffrey Sonsino is a doctor of optometry and a partner in a high-end specialty contact lens and anterior segment practice in Nashville, Tennessee. For over 12 years, he was on the faculty at Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Eye Institute.
Dr. Sonsino is residency trained in cornea and contact lenses and has dedicated his career to the field of contact lenses. On the national leadership level, he is a Diplomate in the Cornea and Contact Lens Section of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO), an executive board member of the Healthcare Alliance for Patient Safety, past-chairman of the American Optometric Association’s (AOA) Contact Lens and Cornea Section, a charter member of the Society of Eye Care Specialists (SECS), a fellow of the Scleral Lens Education Society, and board certified by the American Board of Optometry (ABO).
On the local level, he is past president of the Middle Tennessee Optometric Association. In the past few years, he has been awarded the 2017 Gas Permeable Lens Institute (GPLI) practitioner of the year, the 2017 AOA’s Advocate of the Year, and the 2018 Optometrist of the Year by the Tennessee Optometric Association.
While at Vanderbilt, he authored multiple patents and launched a low vision company, LVR Technology, aimed at improving the quality of life in patients with macular degeneration and other blinding eye diseases. His strengths in the field of optometry are in clinical competency, leadership of the profession, advocating for a stronger doctor/patient relationship on the national scale, and knowing just about everyone in the contact lens field.