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Dr. Jeffrey R. Anshel, a native of Chicago, graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry in 1975.
Dr. Anshel served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy from 1975-77 in San Diego, California where he established the Navy's first vision therapy center.
In 1978, he opened a practice for Holistic Optometry at the Center for Total Health in Solana Beach, California. It was in this environment where he first offered his patients nutritional counseling, vision therapy, color therapy, acupressure, and other alternatives in vision care. He has written nine books and dozens of articles regarding nutritional influences on vision and stress factors that affect visual performance.
In 1990, Dr. Anshel published his first book entitled “Healthy Eyes, Better Vision; Everyday Eye Care for the Whole Family”. His follow-up book regarding vision stress and computer use is entitled “Visual Ergonomics in the Workplace”, published by Taylor & Francis, London (1998) is currently being updated. It has received wide acclaim as one of the only comprehensive texts on the subject. His latest book is entitled, “Smart Medicine For Your Eyes”(2015), is a resource of remedies using conventional, nutritional and homeopathic eye treatments.
Dr. Anshel has published nine books and dozens of articles on eye-health and vision support concepts.
In 2008, Dr. Anshel founded the Ocular Wellness and Nutrition Society. This is a non-profit organization dedicated to teaching eyecare professionals about the role of nutrition in preventing and resolving eye an vision conditions.
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