Originally from Defiance, Dr. Cassandra Higbea is excited to return to her hometown to practice at Brunswick Eye and Contact Lens Center. Dr. Higbea graduated from TInora High School. She then went on to complete her undergraduate and doctoral work at Ohio State University. She graduated from Ohio State's College of Optometry as part of the honor society, Beta Sigma Kappa. During optometry school, she completed several rotations in vision therapy and binocular vision. Dr. Higbea is excited to offer vision therapy to help children succeed in school. One in ten children have a vision disorder that interferes with their ability to learn. She performs vision therapy to help the eye muscles to work better when reading and improve the cognitive performances of a child. Dr. Higbea also completed externships at the Columbus VA and a Columbus ophthalmology site. She is proud to provide you with the highest level of eye care in many different areas from glasses to contact lenses, diagnosing and managing ocular disease, and providing pediatric exams to young patients.