MEET DR. COTTONE
Education: University of Houston College of Optometry, class of 1990
Licensing: Certified and licensed optometrist (Florida OPC 2505)
Experience: Associate Doctor of Optometry for several clinics in Florida
William J. Cottone, O.D. graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Georgia. Upon graduation, he began his educational pathway to become a optometrist, and attended the University of Houston college of Optometry from 1986-1990.
During his optometry program, Dr. Cottone participated in many clinical rotations, in which he gained valuable knowledge and experience in administering primary care. These topics included helping patients with contact lenses, low vision, ocular diagnostics and therapeutics, as well as providing pediatric optometry care.
Dr. Cottone completed his Concentrated Ocular Therapeutics Course from the University of Houston College of Optometry, in which he completed 105 hours in clinical and didactic settings. After finishing this course and graduating from his optometry program, Dr. Cottone became licensed as an eye doctor in Texas (Texas 4246T). This licensure remained active from 1990 to 1998, and he became a prominent optometrist in Texas during part of this time.
Shortly after beginning his career as an optometrist in Texas, Dr. Cottone became licensed in Florida (Florida OPC 2505) in 1992. He continued to expand and grow in his practice while serving as an eye doctor in Florida, is still serving many communities in Florida as an optometrist today.
Dr. Cottone has been a practicing optometrist in Florida since 2001. Throughout all of his experience, Dr. Cottone has provided the full scope of primary eye care, ocular therapeutics, and contact lens service. Perfecting his craft for more than 27 years, Dr. Cottone is a well-known and highly experienced eye doctor who combines professionalism with compassion at every turn.