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.
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.
Angel was born in Hagerstown, MD. She grew up in Chambersburg, PA near the Maryland/Pennsylvania state line. Angel began her optical career in 1994 working as an optometric technician. Over time, she increased her knowledge in the area of lens design and frame styling and became a lead optician for her practice. Angel joined InFocus Family Eyecare in 2017 and brings with her, many years of experience and a diverse knowledge in the eye care industry. Angel strives to provide excellence in patient care and customer service!
Outside of work, Angel enjoys traveling to baseball games to support and watch her son pitch. She and her husband are excited to continue their future here in sunny Florida!
Amanda was born in Yonkers, New York and raised in Brewster, New York. She graduated at Dutchess Community College in 2012 with a degree in Medical Laboratory. She worked as a licensed pharmacy technician for 8 years before meeting her husband and moving to Dover, New Hampshire where they resided for 5 years. While in New Hampshire she started working as an optometric technician in Kittery, Maine where she became a Certified Paraoptometric. In 2017 she and her husband made the decision to move to Bradenton, Florida to be closer to family and enjoy the warmer weather. She is excited to be part of the InFocus team and looks forward to furthering her knowledge of optometry and aspires to receive her next level of paraoptometric certification.
On her free time, she enjoys traveling with her husband, and spending time with her family and dog, Daisy.
Erin was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and was raised in Boca Raton, Florida. She moved to Raleigh, North Carolina after completing her high school education, and met her husband. Erin began her optical career in 2009 as an eye wear consultant. After spending time in Raleigh, North Carolina and Augusta, Georgia, Erin and her family made the move back to Lakewood Ranch, FL.
Erin joined InFocus in 2018 where she has continued to expand her knowledge in the field as an optometric technician. She enjoys building relationships with her patients and looks forward to continuing her career in optometry.
Outside of work, Erin and her family love to spend their weekends on the beach and making memories at Disney World.
Annissa was born and raised in sunny Southern California. She graduated from Northeast State Community College with a degree in Pre-Nursing. Annissa and her family moved to Parrish, Florida in August of 2015. Shortly after moving, she decided to pursue a career in eye care. Annissa completed the Optometric Assisting program at Manatee Technical College and became a Certified Paraoptometric Assistant in 2019. She then joined the team at InFocus in May of 2019.
Outside of work, Annissa enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and Disney movie nights with her daughter. She is also a proud mom to her cat, King Bob.
Stephanie was born in Bartow, Florida and moved to Pennsylvania at the age of 5. She then moved back to sunny Florida and began her career in eye care. Stephanie started as an optician in a retail setting and joined InFocus Family Eye care in August of 2019. She truly enjoys helping patients with frame selection and educating them on the proper lens designs that would best suit their lifestyle. Stephanie is continuing to pursue her goal of becoming a Licensed Dispensing Optician.
Outside of work, Stephanie enjoys spending time with her many rescue dogs, going to the beach, and kayaking with her husband
Rachel was born and raised in Calvert County, Maryland. In 2005, she relocated to Palm Harbor, Florida with her parents and younger brother. She met her husband in 2011 and they settled in Bradenton in 2017.
Rachel began working as an eyewear consultant in 2008. Two years later, she became an optical manager in Tampa, where she thrived for the next ten years. Rachel joined the InFocus team in September of 2020 in hopes of expanding her knowledge in the optical field closer to home. Rachel strives to provide incredible customer service to her patients and make them feel at home.
Outside of work, Rachel enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter. She loves going to the beach, spending time outdoors, and has a passion for astronomy.
Elaine was born in Havana Cuba and was raised in Sarasota, Florida. She began her career in eye care in 2019 after completing the Optometric Assisting program at Manatee Technical College and obtaining her Certification as a Paraoptometric Assistant. Elaine joined the InFocus team in November 2020. She enjoys working as a technician and building relationships with her patients while assisting them in their eye care needs.
Outside of work, Elaine spends her time traveling around sunny Florida making memories with her family and friends!
Kristin was born in West Palm Beach, FL but lived most of her life in Burtonsville, MD. She moved to Bradenton, FL to be closer to her family and to enjoy the sunshine. Kristin has worked in eye care since 2012 and has mastered many different roles in the office. She joined InFocus Family Eyecare in January 2021 where she works as a front desk receptionist and insurance specialist.
Outside of work, Kristin enjoys spending time with her son at the beach and watching him play sports!