Doctor William Ramsay OD
Providing personalized, full-scope eye care as a Board-Certified Optometric Physician since 1986, Dr. Ramsay now offers his expertise on specific weekends at Clear View Optix.
Dr. William Ramsay attended Edison College and Memphis State University for undergraduate courses and later received his Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. He received several student achievement awards while attending Southern College. Dr. Ramsay also received clinical training at the Kenner Army Hospital located in Fort Lee, VA, and at the Eye Center of Florida in Fort Myers, FL.
Always looking to receive advanced education, Dr. Ramsay received specialty training for Vision Shaping Treatment (VST®) as an Ortho-K Specialist. He is also recognized as a Certified DreamLens® Specialist, a Certified Prio ® Prescribing Specialist for Computer Vision Syndrome, a Certified HydroOptix® (scuba diving mask) Dec-Pro Specialist, a Certified SynergEyes Hybrid Contact Lens Specialist, and is a Certified Zen Scleral Contact Lens Specialist. Dr. Ramsay has participated as a Research Study Investigator for Johnson & Johnson.
Dr. Ramsay also enjoys sharing his knowledge with his colleagues. He is a published author of dozens of medical/ocular-related and practice management articles. Dr. Ramsay is a sponsored speaker for many ophthalmic-related subjects. He was a member of Johnson & Johnson/Vistakon "Speaker's Bureau" for several years. He also provides educational eye disease seminars to the public.
Staying involved with his passion for eye care, Dr. Ramsay has been a consultant to eyeMaginations, Inc. software development company, held an Editorial Board appointment for Inside EyeCare Technology Online virtual magazine and Eyecare Technology magazine.
Dr. Ramsay's private practice in Ft. Myers, FL was one of six businesses in SW Florida nominated for the US Chamber of Commerce's "Blue Chip Enterprise Initiative," which seeks out and recognizes exemplary businesses across America and his office was featured in "20/20" eye care industry magazine's article "Blueprints for Success."
On a personal note, Dr. Ramsay has been a Florida resident since 1969. He lives with his wife of 3o+ years and two sons on their horse farm here in Central Florida. There, they care for their dozen-or-so rescued dogs, eight horses, and 20-plus chickens. Following his grandfather's example, Dr. Ramsay is a 32nd Degree Freemason with several years in leadership positions and is followed by his two Freemason sons. And if you ever want to talk about what happens in October, Dr. Ramsay is also a sponsored national speaker for the Halloween industry, as well as the Producer of the Southeast Halloween Enthusiast Convention (SEHEC}. He was even featured in the October 2019 issue of Ocala's Good Life magazine.