Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make South Tampa Eyecare the leading provider of vision care products and services in Tampa.

  • Dr.
    Matthew D. Helsing

    Matthew D. Helsing, O.D. is the owner of South Tampa Eyecare.  He is a full scope optometric physician trained in all areas of glaucoma, pediatric, geriatric, low vision, therapeutic eye care and he specializes in contact lens care.

    Dr. Helsing is a native of Tampa. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration at the University of Florida in 2005. He then completed his Biomedical Science requirements at the University of  South Florida in 2007. He went to Nova Southeastern University to complete his O.D. in Optometry and graduated in 2011. 

    Dr. Helsing completed his internship at Bay Pines V.A. and Aker-Kasten Eye Center in Boca Raton, Florida. During his time at Nova Southeastern University he served as Treasurer of Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society and was also included on the Dean's List.

    Dr. Helsing's professional memberships include the American Optometric Society, Florida Optometric Association, Hillsborough Society of Optometry and National Optometric Practice Management Association. 

    Dr. Helsing lives in Tampa with his wife Jennifer. During his free time he enjoys golfing, fishing and camping.

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