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Naples (Bed, Bath & Beyond Plaza): 239.594.5550
Naples (Pebblebrooke Center): 239.348.7145

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Snead Eye Group Southwest Florida Cataract Specialists

John W. Snead, M.D.,F.A.C.S
Founder and Medical Director / Board Certified Ophthalmologist

A soft voice, with just a slight southern accent, a philosophy that he treats every patient in the same manner as he did his parents while performing their cataract surgery is what keeps Dr. Snead in constant demand to care for new and established patients alike. Letters and thank-you notes arrive on a daily basis as testimonial to the kind of dedicated and caring demeanor that is exhibited by Dr. Snead and his staff.


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Brad A. Snead, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Board Certified Ophthalmologist

Originally from Anniston, Alabama Dr. Snead graduated from the University of Alabama School of Medicine where he received his medical degree.  Dr. Snead attended Auburn University where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences, graduating Summa Cum Laude.  Dr. Snead completed an Internal Medicine Internship at the Baptist Health System in Birmingham, Alabama and completed his Ophthalmology residency at the Medical College of Georgia, in Augusta, Georgia.

As Georgia’s Ophthalmology residency program is recognized as a leading program in the country, Dr. Snead’s surgical training, expertise, and case volume far exceeds many other doctors in practice today.  Throughout his education, Dr. Snead has received numerous awards and honors and was awarded the first place research award at Georgia Regents University in 2011.


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Richard Davis, M.D.

Dr. Richard Davis has been an integral part of the Fort Myers community for over three decades. In 1975 Dr. Davis opened South Fort Myers Eye Care and Cataract Center in a thriving part of south Fort Myers and the rest as they say is history. His soft spoken demeanor and the ability to relate to his patients in a calm and caring manner, have made Dr. Davis one of the most successful ophthalmologists in Southwest Florida.

Scattered throughout the office, his patients are acutely aware of Dr. Davis’s commitment to his military service and his patriotism. Mementos of time served in the United States Navy, Medical Corps are evidence of his dedication to serving the public.

Dr. Davis is a graduate of Adelphi University, B.A. Magna Cum Laude and a graduate of New York Medical College that includes a surgical internship. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of California, Davis, Ca. Society memberships include: American Academy of Ophthalmology, Florida Society of Ophthalmology, American Medical Association, Florida Medical Association, Lee County Medical Society, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society.

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Dr. Giovana Balasquide

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.

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