Optometrist Dr. Cari Cannon
Optometrist Dr. Cari Cannon graduated from the New England College of Optometry in Boston, Massachusetts in 2004 and has been an active member of the American Optometric Association (AOA) and Massachusetts Society of Optometry (MSO) since 2000. She has sat on the MSO Executive Board as Chairperson for the City of Boston since 2007. Dr. Cannon became a member of Vision Source in 2005, a premier group of private Optometrists across the United States and Canada.
Dr. Cannon received specialty training at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida where she actively treated children and adults with strabismus (eye turns), amblyopia (lazy eye which can lead to blindness), eye movement disorders, and the multi-handicapped.
In 2002, Dr. Cannon helped provide vision to the indigent population of Ometepe, Nicaragua with the Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH). VOSH is an outreach organization which strives to supply eye care and eyeglasses to people in need around the world and ultimately eliminate avoidable blindness.
Prior to becoming an Optometrist, Dr. Cannon achieved a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biochemistry at California State University in Fullerton, California in 1997. Upon graduation, she acquired a position as an analytical chemist, examining the Southern California air quality for the South Coast Air Quality District. She has also worked as a research associate at Baxter Hyland-Immuno Pharmaceuticals in California.
Dr. Cannon established Cannon Eyecare in 2005 in West Roxbury.