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Dr. Jeremy Ciano has built his Carmel-based practice by earning each patient’s trust and respect. He takes pride in helping his clients maintain and improve their eye health. As a family care optometrist, he enjoys helping everyone in the community with their visual needs.
As a student, Dr. Ciano attended Kings College for undergraduate and then went on to earn his Doctorate in Optometry from The Pennsylvania College of Optometry. Throughout his education, Dr. Ciano specialized in detecting and treating serious optical diseases, such as glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration.
Now, it is Dr. Ciano who does the teaching. As a national lecturer, Dr. Ciano travels through 20 states and has lectured at nearly 100 venues, while also publishing multiple articles in several nationally peer reviewed journals. Dr. Ciano has also assisted over 40 practices through consulting 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. Recent evaluations have been done for NHL officials, players/officials of the LPGA and NASCAR'S Hendrick MotorSports. Dr. Ciano is excited to continue to assist athletes in getting their eyes in the best shape for their game!
Dr. Ciano's efforts have not gone unnoticed. The Consumer Research Council named Dr. Ciano A Top 100 Optometrist in the U.S., as well as America's Top Optometrists 2012. 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.
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. Little Eyes is proud to partner with the Indianapolis Colts as the Official Optometrist of the Colts Kids Club.
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 the past 13 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.
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 be 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.