Dr. A Richard Copely, Jr is a Board Certified Optometric Physician who established the Copely Eye Clinic in 1975. His specialties include comprehensive eye health care, medical diagnosis and treatment, Glaucoma, Diabetic Eye Disease, Dry Eye Syndrome with amniotic membrane therapy and pre and post operative cataract and laser care.
He received his Bachelor Of Science(BS) degree in Biology after attending the University of Miami, University of Houston and The College Of William and Mary. He graduated with his Doctorate from the Pennsylvania College Of Optometry, Philadelphia, PA.
After graduation, Dr. Copely serviced patients for one year in a
comprehensive group health clinic affiliated with Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia until drafted during the Viet Nam War. He served two years as Captain in the United States Air Force at Carswell AFB SAC Command Hospital Eye Clinic in Ft. Worth, Texas.
Following military service, he relocated to Orlando to join James Stokes, MD, Ophthalmologist for two years prior to establishing his own private practice. Since then, he has cared for his patients and their families in the same location and continues to make every effort to deliver exceptional professional services and preserve a special personal communication between patient and doctor