– Centers for Disease Control
Meet Our Doctors
Our mission, at Harper’s Point Eye Associates, is to provide our patients with the quality of medical eye care that is of the same high standard that we would hope to receive for our own families. We adhere to that standard when selecting and training our staff, designing our office, choosing the best technology for the diagnosis and management of eye disease and providing medical treatment plans for our cherished patients.
Dr. Kirstein has authored scientific studies, written several scientific articles and text book chapters. He has lectured and written on topics such as glaucoma management, intraocular pressure measurement, visual field analysis, contact lenses and computer integration of medical eye care.
During the early development of soft contact lenses in the 1970’s, he was a clinical investigator for the United States Food and Drug Administration. He has served as the glaucoma consultant for Paradigm Medical Industries, in Salt Lake City, Utah and the United States glaucoma research consultant for Ziemer Ophthalmology, AG, Switzerland. He now serves on the Speakers Alliance for Alcon, Reichert, Optovue and Haag Streit, USA and Aerie Pharmaceuticals. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor at The Western College of Optometry and the Illinois College of Optometry.
He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and a five-time recipient of the Optometric Recognition Award. Dr. Zelczak is a co-managing doctor for laser, refractive, and cataract surgery and has worked as a clinical associate at the MidWest Eye Center and the Cincinnati Eye Institute.
Dr. Zelczak is the co- director the MidWest Optometric Society which provides educational conferences and continuing education to optometrists around the country. He has lectured and written articles on several ocular disease topics, including glaucoma, dry eye, and ocular neurology and has lectured as a CORE speaker for Allergan and Shire Pharmaceuticals. Additionally, Dr. Zelczak has participated in the spring training vision evaluations for the Cincinnati Bengals since 1994.
Dr. Zelczak is a clinical assistant professor and preceptor involved with training and educating 4th year optometric student interns from Western University College of Optometry, Illinois College of Optometry and Pikesville University College of Optometry.
Dr Gibberman has a specific interest in specialty contact lens fitting for patients with difficult prescriptions, keratoconus, LASIK complications, and other corneal scars and abnormalities. He lectures on the topic nationally for Accu-lens, Inc. and is involved with training other eye care providers on the skill of fitting specialty scleral contact lenses. Dr. Gibberman works closely with many local and regional corneal specialists to manage complicated cases. Aside from scleral contact lens fitting, Dr. Gibberman provides comprehensive optometric eyecare for a wide variety of conditions including dry eye, glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, anterior uveitis, and macular degeneration.
He is a member of the Ohio Optometric Association, the American Optometric Association and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. While in optometry school he was a member of the student optometric service to humanity, which raised money to provide eye examinations and eyeglasses in third world countries.
Prior to and during optometry school Dr. Lautz travelled to Campinas, Brazil and Tecate, Mexico to provide eye care to underserved populations. She also interned at the Veteran’s Affairs Medical Centers in Bedford, MA and Walla Walla, WA with a focus on ocular disease diagnosis and management. In 2020, Dr. Lautz received the Award of Excellence in Contact Lens Patient Care by the American Academy of Optometry Foundation.
When Dr. Lautz isn’t caring for her patients, she spends almost all of her time outdoors. She loves trail running, mountain biking, and skiing.
Dr. Mando specializes in the management of medical and surgical diseases of the cornea and anterior segment including: corneal dystrophies; keratoconus; anterior segment reconstruction; cataracts; refractive surgery; as well as, diseases of the conjunctiva and iris. Dr. Mando is board eligible once he completes his oral boards in October 2018. He is a member of the American Cornea Society as well as the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
Dr. Mando is an avid outdoorsman, spending free time backpacking, kayaking, and fishing. When not in the wilderness, he and his wife are self-diagnosed foodies, who thoroughly enjoy trying new restaurants, and cuisines, in the tri-state area and abroad.
After earning her doctorate, Dr. Rana completed a year-long Ocular Disease Residency at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center where she learned how to manage and treat diseases such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma and also worked with retinal and corneal specialists.
Dr. Rana is currently earning her fellowship with the American Academy of Optometry. During her free time Dr. Rana enjoys spending time with her husband and dog. She enjoys hiking, yoga and trying new brunch spots.
Dr. Nancy Cozzi
Dr. Nancy Cozzi graduated from the College of Optometry at the University of Missouri – St. Louis in 2009 after earning her Bachelor of Science in Molecular & Cellular Biology from Kent State University in 2005. She grew up in rural Northeastern Ohio spending most of her time doing outdoor activities, playing sports, and enjoying a healthy lifestyle instilled in her by her parents.
Dr. Cozzi’s training comes from rotations at the Kansas City VA Medical Center, Mulqueeny Eye Centers for refractive surgery in
St. Louis, and Bay Hill Eye Care specialty contact lens practice. She became an optometrist because it offers a unique perspective in healthcare compared to other fields of study. It combines the clinical setting with disease diagnosis and treatment, the ability to improve vision in numerous ways, and patient care.
As a result of her healthy upbringing, Dr. Cozzi likes to empower her patients to embrace a healthier way of living. Dr. Cozzi and her husband live in Loveland, Ohio, and she enjoys spending time with family, gardening, cooking, swimming, and fishing. She also trains and competes in open-water swimming competitions, she even completed an Ironman triathlon at the age of 33.
Dr. Nicole Charry
Nicole Charry, O.D. grew up in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She attended University of Central Oklahoma and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry. She went on to earn her doctoral degree in optometry from Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry in Tahlequah, OK. After graduation, she completed a residency in ocular disease at the Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico which focused heavily on glaucoma management.
Dr. Charry became interested in optometry during her first visit with the optometrist at 11 years of age. She spent 3 years working for an optometrist in her hometown during her undergraduate education and that experience solidified her decision to pursue a career in the field. She knew it was the right fit for her because she wanted a profession that was about serving other people, building relationships, and helping them love life through the way they see.
Her primary goal is to provide the highest quality clinical care as possible. Outside of work, she loves to travel and spend time with her husband.