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48 x April 6 - 19, 2017 x CONTINUED FROM PAGE 47 Wendy Vasquez, M.D. The Women’s Center Health Central Hospital • 10000 W. Colonial Drive, Suite 395, Ocoee • 407-857-2502, ext. 1600 Wendy Vasquez, M.D., completed her undergraduate studies at New York University, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in nursing. She then started her medical career at Ross University School of Medicine in Portsmouth, Dominica. After medical school, she completed residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. Dr. Vasquez returned to New York City to Jose A. Torres, M.D., P.A Pain Management Specialist 956 E. Osceola Parkway Kissimmee, FL 34741 3813 Oakwater Circle Orlando, FL 32806 (407) 933-6506 Fax (407) 933-6526 complete a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She is a diplomate of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. As a skilled surgeon, obstetrician and a master of the da Vinci Surgical System, she enjoys offering her services to this community. Her goal is to educate, prevent, improve and restore women’s health. Optometry / Ophthalmology Brenda DeForrest, O.D. DeForrest Eye Center & Optical 5006 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Orlando • 407-298-8819 Brenda DeForrest, O.D., is a Florida board-certified optometric physician offering complete eye care, including optical and contact lens fittings, Lasik evaluations, diabetic retinopathy evaluations and glaucoma treatment. She also provides no-puff glaucoma testing. Dr. DeForrest attended the University of Florida and New England College of Optometry, graduating with honors. She completed internships around the world, including Jerusalem; Boston; Albuquerque, New Mexico; and Atlanta. She completed her residency, specializing in ocular disease and postoperative care, at the Magruder Eye Institute in 1990. Dr. DeForrest is a clinical examiner for the Florida State Board of Optometry and a volunteer for Prevent Blindness Florida and Grace Medical Home. Now you have more reasons to Providing alternative care for treating your gum disease and recession. Laser Treatment • Pinhole Surgical Technique • Dental Implants Teeth in a Day • Sedation Options Ryan L. Mendro, D.D.S., M.S. Lucia Roca Mendro, D.D.S., M.D.S. Diplomates of the American Board of Periodontology 407-905-6777

Eye Physicians of Central Florida 1781 Park Center Drive, Suite 220, Orlando • 407-398-7730 With board-certified ophthalmologists Drs. Robert Gold, David Auerbach, Louis Blumenfeld, Victor Thomas, Andrew J. Schneier, Lynda Kleiman, Rebecca Adams, Jerry Shuster and Robert Hered, and board-certified optometrist Dr. Larry Lewis, Eye Physicians of Central Florida’s MetroWest office specializes in both pediatric and adult eye care. The office is located off MetroWest Boulevard, between Kirkman and Hiawassee roads. With its subspecialized and fellowship-trained physicians, Eye Physicians of Central Florida provides a full range of eye care, from x April 6 - 19, 2017 x 49 thorough eye examinations to surgery, including urgent and emergency eye care, examination and treatment of eye muscle and tear duct disorders, neuroophthalmic problems, cosmetic eyelid surgery, cataracts, macular degeneration, glaucoma and general eye exams for eyeglasses and contact lenses. In addition, the MetroWest office physicians and staff are committed to not only providing patients the absolute highest level of care possible, but also ensuring that the level of caring matches it. From offering access to the latest medical advances and treatment options to comforting a young child who is nervous about an eye exam, the team treats each of its patients like family — with respect, warmth and compassion. And every member of the team believes in taking the time to provide the one-on-one, personal attention patients expect and deserve. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Eye Physicians of Central Florida also has a second office location in Maitland. CONTINUED ON PAGE 50