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Karen S. Wolf O.D.

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Dr. Wolf received her Bachelor of Science from Franklin & Marshall College. She spent the next two years working in vision research at SUNY College of Optometry, in New York City. Dr. Wolf then attended and received her doctorate degree from the New England College of Optometry in Boston, Massachusetts.

After attending a one-year residency program at the Jacksonville Eye Center. she opened a private practice in Ponte Vedra Beach, where she currently practices full time.

In 1999, Dr. Wolf became the State Administrator in Florida for VisionSource, a national network of leading Optometrists. She has also served as a Medical Director for Vision Care Inc., and has served on the Board of Directors for the Ponte Vedra Chamber of Commerce, First Coast Laser Network, and Prevent Blindness Florida.

Dr. Wolf is a member of the Florida Optometric Association and American Optometric Association. She has been a Legislative Committee member for the Florida Optometric Association and also has served as a member of the Managed Care Committee and as Chairman for their Industry Relations Committee. She has served on the Income Committee for the American Optometric Association.

Dr. Wolf has been awarded the Brookshire Psychology Award for Outstanding Clinical Research and has also received the Vistakon Award for Clinical Excellence. She also received the Visionary Award by Prevent Blindness, for her extraordinary commitment to saving sight in Florida. In 1998 she was named “Florida’s Optometrist of the Year”, by the Florida Optometric Association. She was the first woman to receive this prestigious award in the history of the association.

More recently, Dr. Wolf has been involved with fundraising for the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind, helping bring holiday gifts to over 350 children. After a very inspirational visit to Miramar Marine Air Station in 2009, Dr. Wolf returned home and joined forces with the Greater Jacksonville USO, providing support to our troops. She was the Event Chair of Palencia’s “Dancing in the Streets – Military Style”, which raised over $30,000 for the USO. “It is an honor to give back to our troops. I am grateful to them for giving us the freedom we enjoy every day!”

“I’ve been a patient of both Dr. Wolf and Dr. Houston for over 20 years and can honestly say I’ve never had anything but wonderful treatment from both of them!” ~C. Zaiser 7/28/12