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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Gale’s Vision Source the leading provider of vision care products and services in Solon.

Dr. David J. Gale, Optometrist

A 1972 graduate of Illinois College of Optometry, with special concentration in contact lenses. Has owned and managed his own private practice since 1973. Board Certified in the Treatment and Diagnosis of Ocular Diseases by The International Association of the Boards of Examiners in Optometry. Has over thirty years of experience in contact lens fitting, with a special interest in hard to fit patients. Has been an investigator for contact lens and solution manufacturers to help in the development of new products. Is actively involved in Laser Vision Correction and refractive surgery.

Had refractive surgery in May of 1994 and still enjoys 20/20 vision without corrective lenses. Has served as the Chairman of the Cleveland TLC Laser Eye Center’s Advisory Board since June of 1998.

Dr Gale is an active pilot and former flight instructor and lecturer of Vision and Flight Safety. Member of Cleveland, Ohio and American Optometric Associations. Co-administrator of the Ohio Northeast Vision Source, a member of the National Vision Source Network. Recipient of the Ohio Association of Quality, Unsurpassed Excellence in Service and Treatment Award.

Carol Gale, Licensed Dispensing Optician

Carol has been in the eyewear business for 25 years and has taught at Tri C’s opticianry program. Certified by the American Board of Opticianry and the State of Ohio, Carol works alongside her husband and keeps Gale Vision Source operating smoothly.

Buying frames in the latest fashions and keeping up with the current lens styles and materials keeps Carol busy each day as she greets her new and former patients excited to see what’s new at Gale Vision Source!

As part of the personal service Carol gives her patients, she likes to edge and drill most of their lenses herself, in the office. Carol encourages you to come in and browse and will gladly fill your prescription or if you need an eye exam she can schedule you to see Dr. Gale.

Shelly, Licensed Dispensing Optician

Shelly brings 20+ years of helpful experience in selecting, fitting and dispensing your glasses. Shelly is very knowledgeable in guiding you for the best selection of eyewear, as well as the latest in lens technology and treatment. Shelly is Gale’s Vision Source insurance and billing specialist. Stop by and have your glasses adjusted anytime!

Diane – Patient Coordinator

Diane comes to Gale’s Vision Source with over 10 years of public assistance and billing trouble shooting at Macy’s department store. Diane fits well into her position of patient coordinator, greeting you as you enter Gale’s Vision Source with a smile. Diane is happy to schedule your appointments as well as helping you to understand your insurance and any other questions you may have.