Hello Central Florida, Meet the Eye Care Experts at Eye Associates of Winter Park

Eye Associates of Winter Park is committed to providing the highest level of professional, technologically-advanced eye health care possible through the ongoing education of our patients, our staff and our doctors, while maintaining our personal, “family practice” attention to each patient.

We provide comprehensive eye exams, diagnosis and treat all major eye diseases and injuries, and fill eye glass and contact lens prescriptions. Our optical boutique has a wide variety of designer frames which our expert eye care staff will assist you with. As contact lens specialists, our experienced eye doctors fit contact lenses of all types, including tinted lenses, disposable daily wear lenses, lenses for astigmatism, bifocal and trifocal lenses, and even newly developed lenses for Corneal Refractive Therapy.

Our location is conveniently located in Winter Park, Florida, near the Central Florida communities of OrlandoMaitlandCasselberryAltamonte Springs, and Oviedo.

“Your Vision is Our Focus.”

Dr. Gary Barker, Board Certified Optometric Physician

Gary L. Barker, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Dr. Gary Barker is a Board Certified Optometric Physician. He received his Bachelor of Science in Biology, with Departmental Honors in Biology, at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. He earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Houston College of Optometry, where he was awarded the Pediatric Clinician of the Year award. After graduation from UHCO, Dr. Barker served as a Research Optometrist at the University of Texas Medical Science Center-Houston in the Early Treatment Diabetic Retinopathy Study (ETDRS), one of the first studies of laser treatment of diabetic eye disease. He then returned to his native state of Florida, where along with his wife, Dr. Sandra Barker, he co-founded the Eye Associates of Winter Park in 1985.

Dr. Barker examines the pediatric patients of the practice. He is well known for his patience, compassion, and warmth with young children, many of whom have declared that Dr. Barker is “fun to see”!

Although Dr. Barker’s specialty is pediatric optometry, he provides medical eye care for patients of all ages, including diabetic patients, patients with glaucoma, and patients with other ocular and systemic diseases.

Dr. Barker is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, a member of the Central Florida Society of Optometric Physicians, the Florida Optometric Association, and the American Optometric Association. He is a past President of the Florida Optometric Association. Well-respected by his peers, Dr. Barker is a past recipient of the Florida Optometrist of the Year. Dr. Barker is an active member of his church, currently serving as a member of the Diaconate. He and his wife, Dr. Sandra Barker, are the proud parents of their son, who is currently a college junior. In their spare time, Dr. Barker and his wife love to travel.

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Sandra H. Barker, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Dr. Sandra Barker is a Board Certified Optometric Physician. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology with Honors from the University of Texas at Austin. She received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Houston College of Optometry. After completing her internship in the Optometry/Ophthalmology Service at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., Dr. Barker practiced for two years in Houston prior to co-founding Eye Associates of Winter Park with her husband, Dr. Gary Barker, in 1985.

While Dr. Barker sees patients of all ages for comprehensive eye care, her area of expertise is specialty contact lenses including Corneal Refractive Therapy and contact lenses for patients with diseased corneas such as keratoconus or post-refractive surgery complications.

Dr. Barker is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, a member of the Central Florida Society of Optometric Physicians, the Florida Optometric Association, and the American Optometric Association.

A leader in her community, Dr. Barker served on the Board of Directors of the Greater Seminole Chamber of Commerce, the Private Industry Council of Seminole, the Board of Trustees of the public broadcasting station WMFE and the Board of Excel Alternatives, Inc. a private nonprofit alternative school. She currently serves on the WMFE Development Committee, and on the Board of The Jeremiah Project, a non-profit arts & technology enrichment program for at-risk kids in Central Florida.

Dr. Barker is very active in her church, where she has chaired many Boards in past years. She is currently Chairman of the Board of Christian Education at the church. She and her husband, Dr. Gary Barker, are the proud parents of their son, who is currently a college junior. In their spare time, Dr. Barker and her husband enjoy travel.

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Sandra H. Barker, Eye Doctor Winter Park FL

Kaitlyn Kelley, O.D.

Dr. Kaitlyn Kelley is a Residency Trained Optometric Physician. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and Chemistry from Carlow University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. She earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry and was awarded the Pediatric and Binocular Vision Clinical Excellence Award. After graduation, Dr. Kelley completed a residency in Primary Care with emphasis in Pediatrics and Binocular Vision at Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Kelley is currently seeking fellowship in both the American Academy of Optometry and the College of Optometrists in Vision Development.

Dr. Kelley sees patients of all ages for comprehensive eye examinations. Her area of expertise is in pediatric care, binocular vision anomalies, learning disorders, neuro-rehabilitation, and special populations. Dr. Kelley is a proud participant of the InfantSee program, which provides free eye examinations for children between the ages of 6-12 months.

Dr. Kelley is an active member in the optometric community. She is a member of the American Academy of Optometry, American Optometric Association, College of Optometrists in Vision Development, Optometric Extension Program, Florida Optometric Association, and Central Florida Society of Optometric Physicians.

Dr. Kelley is originally a Pittsburgh native and is a die-hard sports fan. She is very active in the gym, outdoor biking, and loves to read. She has a Maine Coon cat named Leo, which she will show you many pictures of if you ask!

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Eye Associates of Winter Park provides comprehensive eye care including eye health examinations, diagnosis and treatment of eye disease, unique and distinctive eyewear and eye glasses, as well as contact lenses of all types, to the greater Orlando area including the communities of Winter Park, Maitland, Casselberry, Altamonte Springs, and Oviedo.