ABOUT OUR FOUNDER

Sidney J. Stern, OD, is a recognized leader in eye care worldwide with a 30-year focus on Eye Care Managed Care including both Optometry and Ophthalmology. Dr. Stern serves as President of two acclaimed managed eye care companies, iCare Health Solutions and Florida EyeCare Corporation. Dr. Stern is the President of Medegy, a multi-specialty Third-Party Administrator, and OptiLab, a Miami Florida based Optical Laboratory. Additionally, he is the founder and president of Florida’s most prominent and progressive eye care physician practices, Dr. Stern’s Visual Health Centers, with 30 locations in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties. He has served as President of the World Optometry Foundation, the fundraising arm of the World Council of Optometry, an international organization based in London, England with 46 member countries representing more than 250,000 optometrists. Dr. Stern has served as President of the Florida Optometric Association and President of SECO International, an international optometric educational organization based in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Stern has been recognized not only by his peers but community organizations with numerous awards and institutional naming’s for his outstanding contributions.

Dr. Stern’s outcome-based philosophy employing, integrated quality care and service first, has proven to be the “gold standard” for successful managed eye care globally.