the eye institute of west florida

David K. Talley, OD, FAAO – Optometrist

David K. Talley, O.D., F.A.A.O. is certified by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry and by the American Board of Optometry. He is a member of numerous professional associations and has many publications in the medical management of ocular disease. He has trained optometric externs and residents for 20 years and has given over one thousand professional presentations in areas of primary eye care, ocular disease, and practice management. Dr. Talley has twice received Optometrist of the Year by the Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians and the Commitment Award by the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence. His areas of interest include diabetic eye disease, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and new technology in eye care.

Joined the Practice: 2023

Undergraduate: University of North Carolina at Charlotte, NC

Graduate: University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL

Internship: University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center, AL

Residency: Pennsylvania College of Optometry and Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Memberships: Florida Optometric Association and American Optometric Association

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