About Our Practice
InFocus Family Eyecare is pleased to offer a wide range of optometric services, eye care products including eyeglasses, specialty eyewear, frames, and contact lenses. Our staff is happy to help however we can.
Our mission is our patients and their eye health. It shows in everything that we do. From your first contact with us to your appointment and your follow-up, we aim to make your eye care experience great. This is what drives us to provide you with the best care year after year!
Contact us any time to learn more or to schedule your next appointment.
Brad Masuga, O.D.
Dr. Masuga is originally from Marquette, Michigan. He completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Biology in 2003 and obtained his Doctorate of Optometry from Ferris State University in 2007. Dr. Masuga went on to complete a residency at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute where he specialized in the treatment and management of ocular disease.
Dr. Masuga began practicing in Sarasota from 2008-2013 and opened InFocus Family Eyecare in May 2014. He provides comprehensive eye care and offers the latest in eyewear, frames and contact lenses including in toric and multifocal designs. Along with providing annual eye exams, Dr. Masuga specializes in the treatment of eye diseases such as dry eye, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. He enjoys seeing patients of all ages, including children and young adults.
Professionally, Dr. Masuga is a member of the American Optometric Association and Florida Optometric Association. He is committed to providing quality eye care to individuals and their families.
Ashley Masuga, O.D., F.A.A.O
Dr. Ashley Masuga is a board certified optometric physician specializing in the treatment of eye disease and pediatric eye care. Originally from Chesterfield, Michigan, Dr. Masuga completed her undergraduate studies at Western Michigan University in 2003 and obtained her Doctorate of Optometry from Ferris State University in 2007. Dr. Ashley Masuga went on to complete a residency at the world renowned Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, in Miami, Florida, and obtained her Fellowship from the American Academy of Optometry in 2009.
Dr. Masuga practices full-scope optometry including vision testing, prescriptions for eye wear and the fitting of contact lenses. She also performs pre-operative and post-operative treatment for cataract and LASIK patients. Dr. Masuga is residency trained in the treatment of glaucoma, macular degeneration and retinal pathology. She also performs pediatric eye examinations for children.
Dr. Masuga is actively involved with her community. She is a member of the Manatee Chamber of Commerce and the Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance. In 2008, Dr. Masuga joined the Manatee Young Professionals, and continues to serve on both their Leadership Committee and Community Service Subcommittee. She is a graduate of Leadership Manatee class of 2014 and is also involved in the Healthy Start Manatee Program. Professionally, Dr. Masuga is a member of the American Optometric Association and Florida Optometric Association.
About Our Team
Our team of eye care professionals is experienced and friendly. We’re here to help all patients understand their benefits, schedule appointments, and fulfill their eye doctor’s orders. Our opticians can give you guidance in picking out your perfect pair of eyewear, and our friendly office staff is knowledgeable about billing and benefits coverage.
Cara is originally from a small town in Minnesota, but moved to Tucson, AZ as a teenager with her family. She began her optical career in 2002, where she worked as a sales consultant, medical technician, and eventually an assistant manager. Shortly after her first daughter was born, Cara decided to leave the work force and became a stay-at-home mother for the next 8 years. She and her family moved back to Minnesota where she had two more children!
In 2014, Cara re-entered the workforce as an optician in Minnesota. In 2019 she moved back to Bradenton, Florida and obtained her Florida Optician’s License in November of 2020. She completed her ABO/NCLE certifications and
reached her goal of becoming a Florida Licensed Dispensing Optician in May 2022. Cara is passionate about the optical field and truly loves helping her clients see the very best! She enjoys working with patient’s of all ages, especially children. She is looking forward to pursuing her next goal of becoming a Florida Board-Certified Optician.
Outside of work, Cara enjoys spending time outdoors with her children. She loves kayaking, being on the water, and trying new things!
Elaine is originally from Durban, South Africa and moved in her teens to Alpharetta, Georiga. There she began her career in optical and now has almost 20 years experience doing what she loves.
Having worn glasses since she was 14, she has a special passion for eyewear and finding the perfect frame for all of her customers! Elaine has gained so much knowledge in her optical career including, but not limited to frame buying, sales consulting, and the latest lens technology.
She moved to Florida after getting married in February of 2023. She recently received her ABO certification and is an apprentice optican
looking forward to gaining her Florida optician’s license. Elaine enjoys spending time with her husband, 4 stepsons, and her baby yorkie Mila. In Elaine’s free time you will find her and her husband on the beach, doing crossfit, and traveling to new exciting places.