Dr. Tobin Ansel, OD, M.S., F.A.A.O.

OA 6731, OM 27OM00141400

Dr. Ansel smiling portrait

Meet Dr. Tobin Ansel

Dr. Tobin Ansel, O.D., M.S., F.A.A.O., is a highly dedicated and experienced optometrist who has a passion for providing exceptional eye care to patients of all ages. His journey into the field of optometry was inspired by a personal experience that greatly impacted him, and he has since become a prominent advocate for myopia management.

Dr. Ansel in his office

Dr. Ansel’s Experience

Dr. Ansel’s interest in eye care ignited during high school when he was fitted with overnight ortho-k contact lenses, which effectively halted the progression of his nearsightedness. This transformative experience not only improved his vision but also fueled his passion for optometry. Dr. Ansel’s academic journey began at the University of Pittsburgh, where he earned degrees in both neuroscience and economics.

During his college years, Dr. Ansel suffered an eye injury that exposed him to the invaluable impact of a skilled and compassionate optometrist eye care professional. This personal encounter solidified his determination to embark on a career in optometry, where he could make a significant difference in his patients’ comfort and well-being and he went on to graduate from the State University of New York College of Optometry with a doctorate in optometry and a masters in vision science.

Get to Know Dr. Ansel

Outside of his professional life, Dr. Ansel enjoys listening to music and working on cars. His love for music is evident in his diverse taste and appreciation for various genres. When he’s not helping patients or listening to his favorite tunes, you’ll find him travelling the world as much as he can.