Dr. Cassandra Sheriff is originally from Defiance, Ohio where she attended Tinora High School graduating as valedictorian. She then went on to attend The Ohio State University for both undergraduate and optometry school (Go Buckeyes!). Dr. Sheriff graduated OSU's college... Show More
Dr. Cassandra Sheriff is originally from Defiance, Ohio where she attended Tinora High School graduating as valedictorian. She then went on to attend The Ohio State University for both undergraduate and optometry school (Go Buckeyes!). Dr. Sheriff graduated OSU's college of optometry in 2017 as part of the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society.
During optometry school, Dr. Sheriff was a member of Fellowship of Christian Optometrists where she went on a mission trip to Jamaica to provide eye screenings for children in their schools. She was also an active member of the American Optometry Student Association and Epsilon Psi Epsilon.
After graduation, Dr.Sheriff moved back to her hometown of Defiance where she stayed actively involved in the American Optometric Association and the Ohio Optometric Association. Dr. Sheriff served as zone treasurer and zone governor for the Ohio Optometry Association planning continued education and other social events for local optometrists.
Now being back in Columbus, Dr. Sheriff is excited to continue providing full scope optometric care to patients of all ages diagnosing and managing various eye diseases and disorders. Dr. Sherif has a special interest in pediatric optometry, binocular vision, and myopia control.
On a personal note, Dr. Sheriff enjoys golfing, water skiing, swimming, and spending quality time with her husband, Gary, and step-daughter, Paisley. She also loves her Ohio State football and snuggling her dog, Quarentina (Quarry).
Dr. Katherine Merry is a native of northwest Columbus, Ohio, and attended Bishop Watterson High School. She graduated magna cum laude from Walsh University with a B.S. in biology. Dr. Merry then attended the Ohio State University College of Optometry... Show More
Dr. Kyle Martin was born and raised in Mason, Ohio, before completing his B.S. in neuroscience at The Ohio State University. While completing his undergraduate studies, Dr. Martin was a head squad leader and trumpet player for TBDBITL at OSU.... Show More
Dr. Kyle Martin was born and raised in Mason, Ohio, before completing his B.S. in neuroscience at The Ohio State University. While completing his undergraduate studies, Dr. Martin was a head squad leader and trumpet player for TBDBITL at OSU. During his time with the OSU marching band, he was nominated as one of the most inspirational bandsman and awarded the Buckeye Battalion Leadership Award.
For optometry school, Dr. Martin continued his stay in Columbus, studying at The Ohio State College of Optometry where he was Vice-President of the Beta-Sigma Kappa Honor Society, class representative of the American Optometric Student Association, and member of the Epsilon Psi Epsilon optometric fraternity. In 2020, Dr. Martin graduated cum laude with his doctorate in optometry.
Dr. Martin furthered his optometric training by completing a residency in cornea and specialty contact lenses at the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, Illinois. His additional experience allowed him to become more experienced in designing specialty contact lenses for post-operative and ectatic corneas, orthokeratology/myopia control, and other complex anterior segment conditions. In addition to providing direct care, Dr. Martin was involved in precepting third and fourth year optometry students in the contact lens and emergency clinics located within ICO.
Dr. Martin is excited to share what he has learned during his time in Columbus and Chicago by providing specialty contact lens and myopia control care to his patients. Dr. Martin is also committed to the advancement of optometry and is a member of the American Optometric Association’s Young OD Committee.
On a personal note, Dr. Martin and his wife Paige recently welcomed their first child, Alice, into their home in November 2021. In addition to spending time with the family and his dog, Korbin, Dr. Martin enjoys cheering on OSU sports, traveling, exercising, and exploring new local areas for food/drink.
Dr. Kimberly Rock is originally from Warsaw, Ohio where she attended River View High School. She then attended Hiram College and graduate magna cum laude with a B.A. in Biomedical Humanities. Dr. Rock next attended The Ohio State University College... Show More
Dr. Kimberly Rock is originally from Warsaw, Ohio where she attended River View High School. She then attended Hiram College and graduate magna cum laude with a B.A. in Biomedical Humanities. Dr. Rock next attended The Ohio State University College of Optometry. She completed the combined OD/MS program and graduated with her Optometry Degree (cum laude) and a Master’s in Vision Science concurrently in 2017.
During optometry school, Dr. Rock was a member of College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) and the American Optometric Student Association (AOSA). She was a four-year member of Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society and was president during her fourth year. She was also a member of Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (SVOSH), served as secretary for two terms and participated in a service trip to Lima, Peru in 2015.
Dr. Rock’s master’s thesis involved research on the correlation between refractive errors and academic success in students where she got to work with the OneSight Vision Clinic at Oyler School in Cincinnati, OH. As an optometry student, she presented her research twice at the annual American Academy of Optometry meeting. After optometry school, Dr. Rock was able to expand on her research and completed her Fellowship with the American Academy of Optometry in November 2018.
Dr. Rock is currently a member of the American Optometric Association (AOA), the Ohio Optometric Association (OOA), the American Academy of Optometry (AAO), and the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD). She is excited to practice full scope optometry, diagnosing and treating a variety of ocular disorders and diseases in patients of all ages, but has a special interest in pediatrics, binocular vision, brain injury patients and special needs patients. Dr. Rock is an InfantSee provider to those under 1 year of age and she’s an active RealEyes presenter to local elementary schools.
Dr. Rock and her husband. Daeylin, love spending time with their two adorable cats, Lavender and Lilah, traveling, and making crafts. One of Dr. Rock’s greatest achievements is winning first place in a Harry Potter trivia night!
I knew many years before wanting to become an optometrist that I wanted to focus on pediatric healthcare in some capacity. In high school, I was a vision therapy patient myself and saw the ways it greatly benefited my quality of life and my school work and became hooked on the idea of becoming an optometrist to help kids that were just like me. My desire to become a pediatric OD was further solidified during optometry school while I worked part time as a vision therapist for 3 years and participated in kindergarten and preschool vision screenings across Columbus.
I love being able to help children succeed! Providing children with their first pair of glasses to improve vision for school, their first contact lenses to provide them greater freedom in sports and getting them in vision therapy to improve binocular vision skills and quality of life, bring me so much joy.
I love being an advocate for children and their vision. Many times children and their parents do not know the child needs glasses. Their child may not have complained about difficulty with vision because the way they see now may have been the way they've always seen the world. With a comprehensive vision examination we are able to provide the child with an accurate prescription even at a very young age and provide them with clear vision that will help them succeed in the classroom and in sports!
Vision therapy isn't just for kids! I have seen many adults succeed in our program and have a reduction in symptoms following a traumatic brain injury, concussion, or lifelong struggles with eye strain and headaches. It is so rewarding to see these patients improve week after week and see a reduction in their symptoms.
Dr. Abigail G. Menner is originally from Bellbrook, OH. She attended Bellbrook High School and graduated Summa Cum Laude. She then attended The Ohio State University for her undergraduate studies in Medical Sciences and Pre-Optometry. She was accepted to The... Show More
Dr. Joseph Leisring is originally from Dayton, Ohio. He completed his undergraduate studies at Wright State University and was an early admission to The Ohio State University Optometry program. He graduated from the OSU College of Optometry in 1981 and... Show More
Dr. Joseph Leisring is originally from Dayton, Ohio. He completed his undergraduate studies at Wright State University and was an early admission to The Ohio State University Optometry program. He graduated from the OSU College of Optometry in 1981 and was a member of the Epsilon PSI Epsilon professional fraternity. Upon graduation, Dr. Leisring entered private practice and has served as a clinical instructor for optometry students at OSU. He is a 41 year member of the American Optometric Association, Ohio Optometric Association, and the Central Ohio Optometric Association where he was elected to many offices and served as its zone governor for one year. Dr. Leisring has a diverse clinical background providing primary and emergency eyecare. He also provides both pre and post operative care for cataract and lasik patients,. He has contributed extensively to contact lens research and development as a principal FDA investigator, authored several articles, lectured to other eyecare providers. He has testified to the FDA regulatory panel in Washington, DC on new contact lens solutions and materials being used today. Dr. Leisring is especially proud to have provided eye care services to both the 1992 and 1996 Summer Olympic athletes. He and his wife, Lynne, enjoy family time with their grown daughter, son and two granddaughters. Dr. Leisring is an avid cyclist, participating in Pelotonia since its inception in 2009. He is a frequent guardian for Columbus Honor Flight military veterans. He welcomes and appreciates the opportunity to serve your eyecare needs.
After graduating from OSU College of Optometry in 1976, Dr. Dittenber spent three years as an Optometrist/Officer in the US Air Force, stationed at Charleston AFB, S.C. In 1979, Dr. Dittenber opened his first office in Sunbury in a second floor... Show More
Dr. Smiley is currently not accepting new patients except for referrals for specialty contact lenses. Dr. Christopher Smiley is a native to the Central Ohio area and the second generation owner of Vision Professionals. As an innovative and progressive leader in the... Show More
Graduating from The Ohio State University-College of Optometry in 1976, Dr. David Niederkohr has devoted the last 42.5 years to private optometric practice in Delaware, Ohio. In addition, his practice has included LifeStyle Optical located in Grady Memorial Hospital (now... Show More
Graduating from The Ohio State University-College of Optometry in 1976, Dr. David Niederkohr has devoted the last 42.5 years to private optometric practice in Delaware, Ohio. In addition, his practice has included LifeStyle Optical located in Grady Memorial Hospital (now Ohio Health). He enjoys working with challenging contact lens fits. He has given service to Delaware city being on the city council for 6.5 years including vice-mayorship, St. Mary's Catholic Church Parish Council, coaching DYAA soccer, Delaware JayCees, Delaware County United Way, and Delaware Rotary Club. Recently joining Vision Professionals-Delaware, Dr. Niederkohr brings his years of expertise to patients new and renewed. Dr. Niederkohr and his wife, Linda, have two children, Nathan and Caitlin. He loves golfing, reading, and spending time with his close-knit family, including his three grandchildren.
Lawrence A. Gill OD, Emeritus Dr. Gill has been in private practice with the Ohio Vision Group for forty years. He has an extensive medical referral base due to his background as a medical staff member of the Columbus Community Hospital and as a... Show More
It is with great sadness that we inform you that Dr. Borer is no longer with us due to an unfortunate accident on Monday April 18th, 2022. https://www.lovefuneralhome.com/obituary/DrAlicia-Borer If you are a current patient of Dr. Borer, please contact our... Show More
Dr. Alicia Borer was born and raised in Ottawa, Ohio, where she attended Ottawa-Glandorf High School. She received her bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration with a minor in Business Administration from the University of Toledo, graduating with honors. Dr. Borer went on to study Optometry at The Ohio State University College of Optometry where she graduated Cum Laude in 2019. While in optometry school, Dr. Borer was a member of many student organizations including; American Optometric Student Organization (AOSA), Contact Lens Advancement Society (CLAS), and National Optometric Student Association (NOSA). Dr. Borer was also a 4 year member of Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society and a member of Student Volunteers for Optometric Services to Humanity (SVOSH). In 2018, Dr. Borer traveled to Ghana, Africa with SVOSH to provide eyecare to rural villages. As a Student Dr. Borer worked at the Havener Eye and Ear Institute in Columbus, Ohio, as an Ophthalmic Technician, working closely with both ophthalmologists and optometrists who treated a wide variety of ocular diseases and worked with specialty contact lenses. After graduating Dr. Borer moved to the Indianapolis area where she worked in private practice for two years specializing in ocular disease, and specialty contact lenses. Dr. Borer also has an interest in myopia control and worked towards bringing more myopia control care to that practice. Dr. Borer, a Buckeye at heart, has returned to Columbus where she feels at home. Dr. Borer loves to travel, and spending time at the lake boating with friends and family. Dr. Borer is a huge dog lover, enjoys exploring local breweries and restaurants, and of course watching Buckeye football!
Your local eye doctors at Vision Professionals want you to know we understand eye care extremely well, just as you'd expect, but we also understand the eye business. So we won’t bamboozle you with terms like Keratoconjunctivis Sicca, Ocular Histoplasmosis,... Show More
Your local eye doctors at Vision Professionals want you to know we understand eye care extremely well, just as you'd expect, but we also understand the eye business. So we won’t bamboozle you with terms like Keratoconjunctivis Sicca, Ocular Histoplasmosis, Orthokeratology, Keratoconus, etc. We will talk to you like real people, not doctors, with easy to manage terms.
Look to us for all your eye care needs whether it be an eye exam, specialty contact lens fitting, or prescription eyeglasses, we’ve got you covered. We also diagnose and treat dry eye, allergies, glaucoma, and pink eye and many other eye diseases. Our office serves many North Columbus, Ohio suburbs including Worthington, New Albany, Sunbury, Galena, Westerville, Powell, Gahanna, Johnstown, Dublin, Lewis Center, Upper Arlington, Hilliard, Grandville, Pataskala, and many others. We accept most vision and medical insurance plans including VisionService Plan (VSP), Eyemed, and many others.
We take pride in providing excellent care for you as a patient foremost, but also as a customer and a friend. This can be extremely rare in health care today but we’d like to think you will find it a refreshing change. Finding people who care.