Mario J. Contaldi
Mario J. Contaldi, O.D. received his Doctor of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry in 1984, and earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Fairfield University in Connecticut. He is certified by the National Board of Examiners in the treatment and management of ocular disease and glaucoma in the states of Texas, Tennessee, and California.
Dr. Contaldi is member of the American Optometric Association. He is past President of the Texas Optometric Association and past President of the Tarrant Country Optometric Society.
Dr. Contaldi began practicing optometry in 1984 and founded Southwest Vision Center in 1998. His desire to help people see better led him to choose a career in optometry. Over the years, he has worked continuously to provide the best eyecare to his patients and their families. He is focused on serving his patients so their vision is preserved for their entire lives.
In his time away from the office, Dr. Contaldi is a passionate sports fan, music lover, as well as an exercise fanatic. He enjoys spending time outdoors with his family, playing the drums, and riding motorcycles.
Haley Vasilko, O.D. received her Doctor of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry in 2020, and earned her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences from Grand Valley State University.
Dr. Vasilko always had a desire for a career in the medical field. She recalls an amazing optometrist who treated her with such kindness and care, and who would always answer her many questions when she was growing up. That experience made her want to be just like him. While she did consider other areas in the medical field, she always came back to optometry.
Dr. Vasilko loves being a primary care provider because it allows her to build strong relationships with her patients year after year. She has always been interested in treating the eyes of children and special needs patients. She also appreciates that she can have a very comfortable work-life balance.
In her time away from the office, Dr. Vasilko enjoys spending time outdoors with her boyfriend and their German shepherd, as well as cooking, reading, and trying new restaurants. She is also an ice hockey fan who supports and cheers for her Pittsburgh Penguins.
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