Originally from Riverside, California, Dr. Balasquide graduated from Nova Southeastern University where she received her Doctor of Optometry degree. During her time at Nova, she also received her Bachelors of Science in Vision Science and completed the MBA for Optometrists program.
She received her Bachelors of Science in Biological Sciences from the University of California Riverside prior to moving to Florida.
Dr. Balasquide’s experience includes primary care, low vision examinations and geriatrics, with an emphasis on diagnosis, treatment, and management of ocular disease. She is trained in contact lens fitting including hybrid and scleral lenses. She is also fluent in Spanish.
In her spare time, Dr. B, as her patient’s affectionately call her, enjoys going to the beach, salsa dancing and spending time with her family. She is a big LA Lakers fan and loves watching basketball.