Optometrists of Uptown Eyecare
Dr. Christopher McCann
Dr. Christopher McCann was born in Atlanta, Georgia and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina. He achieved a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from North Carolina State University. He achieved another Bachelor of Science degree in Vision Science and then his Doctorate of Optometry degree from Nova Southeastern University in 2007. He completed a residency in ocular disease at the VA Hospital in Baldwin Park, Orlando. Dr. McCann has volunteered with Volunteer Optometric Service to Humanity (VOSH), traveling to impoverished nations to provide medical eye care. He has participated in several medical mission trips to Trinidad, Peru, and Ecuador during his time at Nova. He is an active member of the American Optometric Association and the Florida Optometric Association. In his spare time, Dr. McCann enjoys spending time with his toddler twins and family, playing the guitar, and playing sports.
Dr. Vanessa Morales McCann
Dr. Vanessa Morales McCann was born in Bronx, New York and raised in Winter Park, Florida. She achieved a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Central Florida. She then achieved another Bachelor of Science in Vision Science and her Doctorate of Optometry with certificate of professional distinction in 2008 from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Fl. She is bilingual in English and Spanish. Her special clinic interests include ocular disease and specialty contact lenses, including scleral and hybrid lenses. She also fits special contact lenses for myopia control in children. She has received advanced training in pediatrics. She is an active member of the American Optometric Association, Florida Optometric Association, and Beta Sigma Kappa, the Optometric Honor Society. In her spare time, Dr. Morales McCann enjoys spending time with her toddler twins and family, exercising, and hiking.
Dr. Sarah Eid
Dr. Sarah Eid was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. She received her international baccalaureate degree prior to attending the University of Central Florida and completing her Bachelor in Health Sciences with honors. She continued her studies in Boston, Massachusetts achieving her Doctorate of Optometry at the New England College of Optometry. During Dr. Eid’s academic years she worked in the optical field for 10 years along with multiple VA clinics and Perkins School for the Blind.
Dr. Eid strives to create an enjoyable patient experience while practicing modern, evidence-based optometry. She enjoys all aspects of the field with a specialty in dry eye treatment and management. She describes an eye exam as having 3 main components: vision, neurology, and ocular health. She enjoys showing patients how the eye can give insight to the health of the rest of the human body, as many medical conditions can be detected through the eye.
“The light of the body is the eye. If your eye is healthy, your body will be full of light.”
Outside of practicing optometry Dr. Eid enjoys theatre and the arts. She has performed in productions in Florida and New York. She loves to travel and considers herself a culinary adventurer.