“Trust Your Eye Care to a Specialist”

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Allison Menezes, M.D.

Retina Specialist and Laser Surgeon
Board-Certified Ophthalmologist
Fellowship-Trained Retina Specialist

Areas of Specialty

  • Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Laser Surgery of the Retina
  • Retinal Diseases/Tears

 A Foundation of Educational Excellence

Dr. Menezes received her  medical degree at McGill University in Montreal.  She completed residency training at the University of Toronto in ophthalmology and internal medicine and is Board certified in both.  Following her residency, Dr. Menezes stayed on to complete subspecialty fellowship training in vitreoretinal diseases and surgery.  As a resident, she received the Internal Medicine Resident Award from Mount Sinai Hospital and the Department of Ophthalmology Resident Award from the Hospital for Sick Children.  Dr. Menezes was also recognized with the Award for Outstanding Contribution to Resident Teaching by the University of Toronto. She joined Coastal Eye Institute in 2008.

Credentials You Can Trust

  • Board Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Board Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship Trained in Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery, University of Toronto
  • Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology




Why Choose CEI?

Coastal Eye Institute (formerly Manatee Sarasota Eye Clinic) is one of the area’s largest ophthalmology practices featuring a comprehensive team of fellowship-trained ophthalmologists in every subspecialty of eye care.From infancy to the golden years...we provide care for the total health of your eyes. Trust your eye care to our specialists!


Coastal Eye Institute has fellowship-trained ophthalmologists in every specialty of eye care:

  • ➢ Laser Cataract Surgery
  • ➢ Glaucoma
  • ➢ Macular Degeneration
  • ➢ Diabetic Retinopathy
  • ➢ Dry Eye Disease
  • ➢ LASIK Laser Vision Correction
  • ➢ Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • ➢ Pediatric Eye Care
  • ➢ Routine Eye Care
Schedule an Appointment

We are happy to work with your busy schedule! With nine physicians and four offices, we are confident we can find a time, day and location that is convenient for you. Call 941-748-1818 and let us help you on your way to seeing more clearly!


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