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Dr. Jeremy Ciano has built his Carmel-based practice by earning each patient’s trust and respect with a welcoming smile, high energy, and a genuine passion for delivering personalized health care. He takes pride in helping his clients maintain and improve their eye health and uses the latest in diagnostic technologies to do so. As a family care optometrist, he enjoys helping improve the quality of life by delivering crisp and clear vision.
As a student, Dr. Ciano was named an Academic All-American while playing varsity tennis at Kings College. He then went on to earn a 2nd Bachelor of Science and his Doctorate in Optometry from The Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 2001. Throughout his education, Dr. Ciano specialized in detecting and treating serious optical diseases, such as glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration. But his passion has always been in the contact lens world, where he specializes in patients who have Astigmatism, Dry Eyes, and Bifocals.
Now, it is Dr. Ciano who does the teaching. As an international lecturer, Dr. Ciano has presented in over 20 states, Europe, at nearly 100 venues, while also publishing multiple articles in several nationally peer reviewed journals. Dr. Ciano has also assisted over 40 practices with his business consulting work around the United States.
Prior to starting his own practice, Dr. Ciano worked at the Florida Institute of Sports Vision with Team Doctors for the NFL's Miami Dolphins. Continuing in the field of sports vision, Dr. Ciano is part of The A-Team, which is a national group of sports-specialty trained eye care professionals who assess a variety of visually driven skills, such as eye-hand coordination, eye tracking, alignment and eye dominance. Some of Dr. Ciano’s most recent sports vision evaluations have been with the LPGA, NASCAR'S Hendrick MotorSports, and NFL Combine preps at the world renown IMG Academy in Florida. Dr. Ciano is excited to continue to assist local athletes in getting their eyes in the best shape for their game!
Dr. Ciano's efforts have not gone unnoticed as he was recognized as one of “America's Top Optometrists” in 2012 and again in 2016. Dr. Ciano also holds the title as one of the top Bifocal Contact Lens Doctors in the Midwest. Furthermore, the Indy Channel's A-List ranked Dr. Ciano's RevolutionEYES as one of the top optometry offices in the state of Indiana.
Additionally, Dr. Ciano actively engages and participates in both the local and national optometric communities. He is a member of the Indiana Optometric Association, The American Optometric Association, The Contact Lens and Cornea Association and Sports Vision Association. He has also been privileged to serve as the state director for IDOC (Independent Doctors of Optometric Care) since 2010.
Most recently, Dr. Ciano opened a pediatric optometry practice called Little Eyes, fulfilling his son's dream to have an eye care practice just for kids. (https://littleeyes.com/a-little-boys-dream/) Little Eyes was proud to partner with the Indianapolis Colts as the Official Optometrist of the Colts Kids Club. Little Eyes provides free vision screenings to over 20 schools and 2000 children each year. Little Eyes is also honored to also partner with the Indiana Blind Children’s Foundation and makes a donation for every single pair of glasses that are purchased since the inception of the practice.
Dr. Schuetz attended Indiana University School of Optometry, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. She received her B.S. from Indiana University as well, after completing the majority of her undergraduate education at Millikin University in Decatur, IL. She has been practicing in Carmel and Zionsville for almost 20 years.
Dr. Schuetz is actively involved in the community. She participates in monthly vision screenings at the Trinity Free Clinic (an organization dedicated to serving the health care needs of the uninsured and underinsured low income residents of Hamilton County) and was one of the first optometrists in central Indiana to be part of the InfantSee program (a free vision and ocular health evaluation for infants 6-12 months). As well, every school year, Dr. Schuetz provides free vision screenings at multiple schools throughout the Indianapolis area. This provides the opportunity for over a thousand children to be screened for eye health issues.
Dr. Schuetz has lectured internationally on myopia control, and is passionate in reducing dependency on glasses and contact lenses in all her patients.
At Little Eyes Pediatric Eye Care, Dr. Schuetz completes eye health exams for children from infants to 13 years of age. Here, she created a program called Double Vision for every pair of complete glasses sold, a monetary donation is given to the Indiana Blind Children's Foundation (whose mission is to invest in the future of Indiana's children who are blind and impaired in ways that meaningfully enhance their education and lives). Little Eyes also has a program allowing you to donate your old eyeglasses to the Carmel Lion's Club (which are then distributed back into the community to those in need).
Dr. Schuetz has been published in the Independent Doctors of Optometric Care journal as well as other outlets discussing important issues with regard to pediatric eye health such as UV rays, sports vision, importance of annual eye exams and vision correction.
Active in the American Optometric Association, the Indiana Optometric Association, and the Central Society of the IOA, Dr. Schuetz stays aware of the latest issues in optometry and how to provide the best patient care.
Little Eyes Pediatric Eye Care is proud to have been the Official Optometrist of the Colts Kids Club, the coolest club in the NFL! Also, as a sponsor for the Junior Colts Cheerleaders, Dr. Schuetz recently spoke to the parents and cheerleaders about the necessity of annual eye health exams. Little Eyes is excited to support youth by sponsoring local recreational sports teams.
Dr. Downey attended Indiana University School of Optometry, where she graduated with honors. She received a BS in Biology and a BA in Spanish from Butler University and is excited to be back in the Indianapolis area providing care for her fellow Hoosiers.
As a student, Dr. Downey was actively involved in the American Optometric Student Association, where she represented IU on a national level as a Trustee. Passionate about volunteerism, Dr. Downey also served as the Vice President of Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity and was named Jack Bennett Humanitarian Award recipient for her efforts.
Through her clinical education, Dr. Downey gained extensive experience in the diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease, fitting contact lenses, and working with pediatric patients. As a primary care optometrist, she looks forward to tending to your family’s ocular needs.
Dr. Downey is a member of the Gold Key International Optometric Society, the American Optometric Association, and the Indiana Optometric Association. A self-proclaimed “foodie,” she enjoys running, cooking, and trying out new restaurants in her spare time.