Meet Our Optometrists

Unlike other medical specialists, eye care professionals are trained to understand the eye’s workings, as well as many conditions that affect your perception – many of which are not readily discernible. As time passes, age and risk factors affect the quality of vision for both young and old, and eye doctors can prescribe corrective lenses including eyeglasses and contacts with ease.

In addition to explaining your results, our optometrists will discuss your options and listen to the issues you face regarding your eye health. We encourage you to ask questions and share information about your health, which could be useful for identifying, diagnosing, and treating possible vision problems as part of maintaining good eye health.

Brian J. Kane, O.D.

Brian Kane, O.D. received his Doctor of Optometry in 1996 from the Indiana University School of Optometry.

Dr. Kane is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Ohio Optometric Association, the Practice Management Association, and the Independent Doctors of Optometric Care.  He has also held board positions in local Chambers of Commerce, Lions Clubs International, the Cleveland Sight Center Advisory Board, and Rotary.

Dr. Kane provides state-of-the art comprehensive eye exams using laser and computerized technology.  Dr. Kane strives to meet each patient’s visual needs by providing quality eyecare while also emphasizing a positive patient experience.

Dr. Kane specializes in eyeglasses and contact lens fittings, glaucoma and dry eye treatment, cataract evaluation, concussion assessment and tracking, and macular degeneration genetic testing.

Lauren Tedesco, O.D.

Lauren Tedesco, O.D. received her Doctor of Optometry from the Indiana University School of Optometry in 2016 and earned her Bachelor of Science from Lake Erie College.

Dr. Tedesco credits her family optometrist as the inspiration behind her decision to become an optometrist.  She remembers being able to help him while he was examining her mother’s eyes.  Through that experience, Dr. Tedesco became very interested in understanding how the eyes worked and realized just how important and valuable our vision is in our daily lives.

Dr. Tedesco enjoys building strong, long-lasting doctor-patient relationships with her patients and their families.  She particularly loves being able to help her patients see clearly and make them feel better, while also teaching them about preventative eye care and overall eye health.

In her time away from the office, Dr. Tedesco loves being outdoors and spending time with her family.  Her hobbies also include baking, trying new recipes, and watching Cleveland-area sports teams.

Frank Carusone, O.D.

Frank Carusone, O.D. received his Doctor of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry in 2016. Dr. Carusone grew up in Columbiana, Ohio, and attended Kent State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology in 2012.

Dr. Carusone specializes in pediatric optometry, vision therapy, binocular vision disorders, developmental optometry, neuro rehabilitation as well as concussion and traumatic brain injury management. He also focuses on sports and performance vision training.

Upon graduation, he spent 5 years as a private practice owner in Knoxville, Tennessee and he developed a pediatric eye care and vision therapy program as well as developed the region’s only sports and performance vision training facility. Dr. Carusone loves helping patients who have sustained a traumatic brain injury to regain their independence or assisting kids with developmental vision problems to learn and read more efficiently with glasses, contact lenses, or vision therapy.

While not in the office, Dr. Carusone enjoys volunteering with the Lions Club or other local charities, camping and enjoying the outdoors with his wife, Mallory, and daughter, Nova, and watching Ohio State football.

Sarah Brook, O.D.

Sarah Brook, O.D. received her Doctor of Optometry from the Indiana University School of Optometry in 2022 and earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Mount Union.

Dr. Brook is originally from Jefferson, Ohio, and became an Optometrist to give back to her local community. She cherishes the connections she makes with her patients and works to positively impact their lives. She enjoys that the field of Optometry is ever-changing with new and innovative information constantly being uncovered. The advances in technology and ideas allow her to better service her patients.

Dr. Brook is passionate about helping all of her patients improve their eye health but has a special interest in improving the vision of patients with dry eye.

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