Doctors of Optometry

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Doctors of Optometry

Lori Mills Helman, O.D., F.A.A.O.Lori Mills Helman, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Dr. Mills Helman received her doctorate from the Illinois College of Optometry. She is certified for Pharmaceuticals and is a member of the American, Florida, and Central Florida Optometric Associations. The University of Florida graduate is also past president of the Broward Co. Optometric Association, and was recognized as its Optometrist of the Year. She also received the Bernard E. Vondnoy Orthoptics Award as well as the American Business Women’s Association Recognition Award.


Glenn D. Pieschke, O.D.Glenn D. Pieschke, O.D.

Dr. Pieschke received his undergraduate degree from the University of South Florida in Tampa and his doctorate from Southern College of Optometry, Memphis. He was the Chief Optometrist for the US Air Force Reserve 922th Rescue Wing at Patrick Air Force Base for the last 15 ½ years; a unit that was very active during Desert Storm, Desert Shield, Operation Iraqi Freedom, the Afganistan war, as well as humanitarian missions around the globe today. He has also been in private practices for more than 20 years.


eye_doctor Margi Patel, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Dr. Patel completed her undergraduate coursework with honors from the University of Miami and went on to earn her Doctor of Optometry degree from Nova Southeastern University. After completing her postgraduate residency in ocular disease at the University of Houston, she went on to work at the Emory Eye Center in Atlanta, Georgia where she primarily managed patients with ocular pathology, urgent eye care needs, and surgical co-management in addition to comprehensive eye care. 

Dr. Patel is eager to provide the best in patient-centered optometric care as part of the team at Mid Florida Eye Center.