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Dr. Michael Marino

Dr. Michael Marino

Dr. Michael Marino

  • Education –
    • Wake Forest University (BS – 1994); The New England College of Optometry (OD – 1998)
  • Specialty/Expertise –
    • Myopia Control, specialty contact lenses, co-management refractive and cataract surgery, dry eye disease treatment.
  • When did you know that you wanted to be an optometrist –
    • My junior year of college. I was majoring in Biology and getting a minor in Math when I went to a health careers seminar with a friend. After that seminar and finding out that meteorology relied on a specific math course that I hated, I was set on optometry.

      Dr. Marino on vacation

      Dr. Marino on vacation

  • Favorite part of being an optometrist –
    •  Solving problems and getting to work with people.
  • Favorite vacation –
    • Anywhere in the mountains. My ideal vacation is hiking or sitting in a quiet place listening to nature.
  • Favorite concert you’ve been to – 
    • Metallica in 1991 at the Greensboro Coliseum and The Rolling Stones (Living Colour opened for them) in 1989 at the Houston Astrodome.
  • Do you have any pets – 
    • Yes! Two dachshunds, Otto (brown) and Oscar (black).

      Otto and Oscar

      Otto and Oscar