Dr. Steven Shaw OD
Steven Shaw, O.D. received his Doctor of Optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry where he graduated with Honors and where his focus was on ocular disease management, primary eye care, low vision, and specialty contact lens fittings. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Meteorology with a Minor in Mathematics and a Minor in Physics at Florida State University and, after working as a meteorologist for three years, he moved to Philadelphia to attend optometry school.
Dr. Shaw and his wife, Dr. Strucko, met in optometry school, married, and became co-founders of EyeCare Center of Ocala. He enjoys working with his patients and looks forward to providing high-quality care in all aspects of optometry.
He loves technology and is always looking for the next best piece of technology to provide even better care to his patients.
Dr. Shaw holds professional affiliations with the American Optometric Association, the Florida Optometric Association, and the North Central Florida Optometric Society. He is also certified by The Florida Medical Association and the Florida Optometric Association to prescribe oral medication for the treatment of eye disease.
When Dr. Shaw is not in the office treating patients, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, and enjoying the outdoors.
Dr. Nadia Strucko OD
Nadia Strucko, O.D. is a Board Certified Optometric Physician and received her Doctor of Optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 2009 where she specialized in low vision, and earned her bachelor’s degree in Finance from Towson University. After working in Finance for three years at T. Rowe Price, she chose to return to optometry school to pursue her love of science and medicine.
Dr. Strucko is a co-founder with her husband, Dr. Steven Shaw, of Shaw Eye Care Associates which became EyeCare Center of Ocala. She specializes in primary eye care, diagnosing and managing ocular disease, including diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. She also fits specialty contact lenses including rigid gas permeables.
Dr. Strucko holds professional affiliations with the American Optometric Association, Florida Optometric Association, and North Central Florida Optometric Society. She is also certified by The Florida Medical Association and Florida Optometric Association to prescribe oral medication for the treatment of eye disease.
Dr. Strucko holds professional affiliations with the American Optometric Association, the Florida Optometric Association, and the North Central Florida Optometric Society. She is also certified by The Florida Medical Association and the Florida Optometric Association to prescribe oral medication for the treatment of eye disease.
Michelle Cevallos OD
Michelle Cevallos, O.D. received her Doctor of Optometry from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in 2007 where she also earned her Bachelor of Science in Vision Science. She graduated with Honors in Cornea and Contact Lens Clinic and in Primary Care. She completed her externship rotation in geriatric care and post-surgical management at Braverman Eye Center in Hallandale Beach, Florida.
Dr. Cevallos specializes in dry eye/ocular surface management, specialty contact lens fittings, ocular disease management and treatment, and pre/post-operative LASIK management. Throughout her career, Dr. Cevallos has trained and worked alongside leaders in the fields of cornea, LASIK, and general ophthalmology.
Dr. Cevallos is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Florida Optometric Association, and the North Central Florida Optometric Society. She has also participated in service trips to Peru and Trinidad for Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH), an organization providing comprehensive eye care to impoverished communities. She is also fluent in Spanish.
When Dr. Cevallos is not treating patients, she enjoys traveling, hiking, and camping with her husband, daughter, and son.
Dr. Sean Walton OD
Sean Walton, O.D. received his Doctor of Optometry from Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry in 2008. In his time there, he distinguished himself and achieved the Dean’s list, was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society, and won the National Board of Examiners in Optometry Award (NBEO) for Highest Score for his exceptional performance during board certification. Furthermore, he completed his clinical rotations with Honors at both Aker-Kasten Cataract and Laser Institute at Boca Raton, Florida, and at Liane Downtown Eye Associates in downtown Jacksonville, Florida.
Dr. Walton specializes in primary eye care, ocular disease treatment and management (including glaucoma and macular degeneration), specialty contact lens fittings, pediatric eye care, dry eye care, and urgent eye care services. His interests include exploring natural dietary and nutritional health solutions to better serve his patients’ health needs.
As a member of the American Optometric Association, the Florida Optometric Association, and past secretary of the Hudson County Society of Optometric Physicians, Dr. Walton strives to stay active and current with the ever-changing system of health care management and delivery.
In his spare time away from the office, Dr. Walton enjoys reading (especially historical fiction), playing tennis, and playing music.
Dr. Erin McCabe OD, FAAO
Erin McCabe, O.D. received her Doctor of Optometry with Honors from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 2008, alongside Dr. Steven Shaw. She was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society and, in 2009, her research culminated in a published peer-reviewed journal article entitled Advancements in Anti-Inflammatory Therapy for Dry Eye Syndrome. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Health and Exercise Science from Wake Forest University.
She worked as a personal trainer in the Washington, DC, area for a short time before deciding to pursue optometry. With the help of a book matching her personality type to various careers, the field of optometry turned out to be a great fit. Dr. McCabe enjoys her work very much and highly values getting to know her patients while striving to provide them with the best possible eye care.
Dr. McCabe was awarded fellowship in the American Academy of Optometry in 2014, and she is certified by the Florida Medical Association to prescribe oral medication in the treatment of eye disease. Dr. McCabe has worked extensively in group practices staffing both optometrists and ophthalmologists. Her experience working alongside ophthalmologists of all specialties has afforded her a myriad of opportunities to diagnose and treat ocular disease and co-manage ocular surgeries, specifically cataract, glaucoma, corneal, and refractive procedures.
In her spare time away from the practice, Dr. McCabe enjoys biking, cooking, traveling, and spending time with her husband, who is training to become an ophthalmologist.
Dr. Christopher Castello OD
Christopher Castello, O.D. received his Doctor of Optometry from Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry in 1997 and earned his Bachelor of Science from Florida Atlantic University in 1992. He is a Board-Certified Optometric Physician specializing in treating and managing ocular diseases. Dr. Castello also performs routine eye exams, including contact lens fittings.
Dr. Castello was the President of the Palm Beach County Optometric Association from 2006-2007. He also served as an adjunct clinical professor for Nova Southeastern College of Optometry in Davie, Florida, for four years.
Dr. Castello always wanted to help people in the medical field somehow. When he first went with his father to an eye doctor appointment because of his poor vision, he realized optometry was the specialty field he was looking for. He says it is a great feeling to help someone see better almost instantly and to develop a relationship with them for a long time. Optometry has been challenging, rewarding, and precisely what he was hoping for in a career.
When Dr. Castello is not seeing patients or working, he enjoys spending time with his wife and family, traveling, doing woodworking, and playing golf.