Bethany JoAnn Nelson, OD


  • Doctor of Optometry – Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale
  • Bachelor of Science in Vision Science – Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale
  • Associate in Science in Opticianry – Hillsborough Community College, Tampa
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology with Chemistry Minor – Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers


  • NSU The Eye Care Institute
  • Correct Vision Laser Institute
  • South Florida Laser Eye Center
  • Lee Memorial Hospital Trauma Office
  • Elmquist Eye Group

Affiliations & Certifications

  • Licensed Optician
  • Nova Optometric Practice Management Association
  • Professional Opticians of Florida

Medical Licensure

  • Florida


Dr. Nelson was born in Bronxville, New York and raised in Fort Myers, Florida. In her spare time she enjoys going to the beach and spending time with her husband and children. She is an avid animal lover and follows the Naples Cat Alliance.

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