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We are on the right (south) side of Commercial Blvd. just past Chuck’s Steakhouse

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Meet The Friendly Staff at Fort Lauderdale Eye Associates

All doctor's offices are comprised of both doctors and their staff.  At Ft. Lauderdale Eye Associates we believe it is team work that makes for good patient experiences and outcomes.

Our exceptional, friendly and skilled staff is our greatest asset. They are excited about what they do, and they care personally about getting the best results for our patients.

They come from Fort Lauderdale, Pompano Beach, Boca Raton and other nearby areas. 

Our receptionists will try to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointments that suit your needs. We will help you understand your insurance coverage and if financial arrangements are necessary, we will be glad to help you develop a plan to make your vision care treatment possible.

Our technical staff will perform and guide you through the testing procedures and answer questions.  Our master optician will help meet all your eyeglass needs.


Technical Team

Charleston Phillip

Charles 14ret 4x5As an Ophthalmic Technician, with over 15 years of experience, Charleston’s precision and accuracy in diagnostic testing remain unsurpassed. Charleston's gives our patients excellent uncorrected visual results following cataract surgery and reliable results on Fluorescein Angiography, among other diagnostic techniques. Charleston also delivers extremely accurate eyeglass prescriptions should you be coming in for a routine exam.

As our Clinical Manager, he is responsible for the clinical training of our staff members and ensures that all the ophthalmic equipment remains in ideal working order, while also ensuring that our patients with specific pathologies are contacted for appointments at the appropriate intervals.

Even with multiple certifications, Charleston continues his dedication and education by staying current with continuing education courses and seminars.

After serving in the Air Force, Charleston attended the College of Charleston in South Carolina, where he majored in Biology. To further his knowledge, he took Surgical Technology courses at Albany Technical College in Georgia.

One of Charleston greatest joys, outside of the golf course, is being able to help patients. We know you will find his expertise and quiet, understanding nature very reassuring.

Wislaine Chanlatte

Wiz 107ret 4x5cropWislaine, affectionately called Wiz has had over 30 years of experience in the medical field.

In our office, you will find that Wiz has done just about every job, but she is currently our highly valued and trained Technical Assistant, responsible for much of the high tech special testing, such as: OCT, Visual Fields, Fluorescein Angiography, and Retinal Photos.

Wiz speaks French and Creole, which is very helpful to many of our patients.

Just as she enjoys gardening and classical music, our patients find her pleasant demeanor and patience puts them at ease and makes them feel comfortable.

Faridy Dager

Faridy Dager1 4x5 2 Faridy Dager, a former chemistry teacher from Cuba, excels as a Certified Ophthalmic Technician.  Her diagnostic testing skills are only surpassed by her delightful and caring personality.  She makes all the patients feel at ease while gathering important test results and information.  Being fluent in both English and Spanish has proven very beneficial for many of our patients when trying to communicate difficult problems or detailed instructions.

Faridy believes there is music for every moment in one’s life and as such she fills herself with the joy music daily.  When she is not working or helping others with their projects, she enjoys all kinds of dancing and expressing herself to a privileged few with her lovely singing voice.

Jeff Taylor

jeff-taylor Master Optician at Ft. Lauderdale Eye AssociatesIn addition to being a licensed optician, Jeff Taylor is our master optician who has rejoined our practice to help cater to our patients' visual needs.

Through identifying difficult prescriptions, providing excellent service, and a wonderful personality, Jeff is a valuable asset to managing our optical.