Paul E. Anderson, O.D.
I was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio.
Both parents hailed from Glasgow Scotland.
His Father served in the Royal Air Force
before coming to the United States where he
designed and sold custom printed forms. Mom
was a general secretary.
I received a
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from
Ashland University in 1982, and Doctor of
Optometry from The Ohio State University in
1986. I worked in the food service while
attending Ashland University. Positions
held: food server, cook, donut maker, dish
washer, janitorï¿½basically anything that
needed to be done.
While attending Optometry
school, I worked with mentally handicapped
for ARC as a care giver, program
implementer. I spent one summer working at
Camp Easter Seal working with physically
handicapped. Proud to say "I put myself
Prior to coming to Ocala, I worked at Icon
Laser Eye Center in Orlando, Florida. I to
Ocala in 2000 to work with Robert E.
Williams, O.D. and purchased the practice
January 15, 2002.
As an Ocala citizen, I have been active in
the Silver Springs Lionï¿½s Club being voted
in as president after only two years in the
club. I am currently the acting treasurer of
the club. It is also an honor to serve on
the Board of Directors for Interfaith
I am also current
VOSH Southeast. VOSH is an
acronym for Volunteer Optometric Services to
Humanity. I have been to Peru 4 times and
Nicaragua once. I look for ward to the next
adventure and I have learned enough Spanish
to conduct basic eye exams in Spanish.
I am married to a wonderful woman named
Joellen who teaches school. I have one son
at the University of West Florida named