Dr. Ronald Watanabe and Associates

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Our Practice

Dr. Ronald K. Watanabe, O.D., F.A.A.O.

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Dr. Watanabe is a graduate of the Southern California College of Optometry, and has been in private practice since 1992. He is also an Associate Professor of Optometry at the New England College of Optometry and Director of the Residency in Cornea and Contact Lenses at the New England Eye Institute. He is a Fellow and Diplomate of the American Academy of Optometry, member of the American Optometric Association and the Massachusetts Society of Optometrists, and Past-Chair of the Association of Optometric Contact Lens Educators. He is also currently a columnist for the Contact Lens Spectrum monthly journal and the Contact Lens Today weekly e-newsletter.


Dr. James A. Casazza, O.D.

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Dr. James A. Casazza graduated from the New England College of Optometry Magna Cum Laude and has been in private practice since 1974. He was also an Assistant Clinical Professor at the New England College of Optometry for 12 years. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, New England Council of Optometrists, Massachusetts Society of Optometrists and Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society.


Dr. John P. Deshaies, O.D

Dr. John P. Deshaies is a welcome addition to our staff. A native of nearby North Reading, MA, Dr. Deshaies attended the University of Massachusetts: Lowell. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee and is a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society.