John F. Whitney, O.D. graduated from Amherst College in 1982 and from the New England College of Optometry in 1986. His thirty plus years of optometric experience has allowed him to practice in every eye care setting, however, the majority of his practice experience was in an ophthalmology setting. This allowed him to become a confident primary eye care provider learning what but most importantly when to refer a patient for specialist evaluation. Whitney served his country for twenty-one years in the United States Air Force as an Optometry Officer retiring with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.Dr. Whitney was recently awarded "Top Optometrist" distinction.