Marguerite E. Ball-Thomas, O.D., F.A.A.O.
Dr. Marguerite Ball-Thomas grew up in Central Florida and has been in private practice for over 25 years in this community. After attending Stetson University in DeLand, FL where she received a B.S. in Biology, she attended Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN and graduated with honors with her Doctor of Optometry degree. Prior to private practice, Dr. Ball-Thomas was a staff optometrist for four years at the world-renowned Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, often called the “Johns Hopkins of the South” where she received extensive training in the diagnosis and management of ocular disease. She specializes in all aspects of eyecare including the diagnosis and treatment of eye disease, contact lenses, and comprehensive family eye care to patients of all ages. She is a provider for many insurance panels and is currently accepting new patients.
Dr. Ball-Thomas is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, the American Optometric Association, the Florida Optometric Association, the Central Florida Society of Optometric Physicians, and VOSH-Southeast (Volunteer Optometric Society to Humanity). Dr. Ball-Thomas has completed 9 international mission eye trips to impoverished areas, providing free eye care to those who otherwise could not afford it. As past president and board member of the Casselberry Rotary Club, Dr. Ball-Thomas serves the local community and beyond as well as being an active member and past officer in her church. Dr. Ball-Thomas enjoys spending time with her husband and son, as well as music, running, cycling, and traveling.