In The News
Small Business of the Year Finalist
InFocus Family Eyecare was nominated for the Manatee Chamber Small Business of the Year Award for 2021! They are a finalist in their category! Congratulations InFocus!
Silver Winner for Best Eyeglass Store
InFocus Family Eyecare was selected as Silver Winner for “Best Eyeglass Store” by the readers of SRQ Magazine! Thank you to everyone who voted for us and for the many patients who continue to support our practice!
The Aging Eye and Proper Care
Dr. Ashley Masuga was interviewed by the Observer to discuss the aging eye and proper care to avoid eye disease. Please view the story to learn more about how you can protect your eyes and preserve your sight for a lifetime!
RAM Clinic ‘reunion’ for Volunteers
Dr. Ashley Masuga will be volunteering in the annual Remote Area Medical Clinic at Manatee Technical College during the weekend of October 12th and 13th. The clinic provides free medical services in the areas of eyecare and dentistry to local families if need of assistance. Please click on the article link below for more information!
InFocus Celebrates 5 Years!
InFocus Family Eyecare Celebrated 5 years in business on June 20th, 2019! This public event was attended by over 100 of their clients, patients and community supporters. Attendees enjoyed live music, delicious appetizers and free beverages! Prizes were given away every 15 minutes and winners collected free eye wear, sunglasses, accessories and more! InFocus looks forward to continuing to serve the Lakewood Ranch community and all surrounding areas for many years to come!
InFocus Volunteers for RAM (Remote Area Medical)
Dr. Ashley Masuga volunteered for Remote Area Medical’s event in November 2017. This amazing organization brings together volunteers from all over the United States in order to provide healthcare, dental and vision screenings to families in need. Each year, RAM seves thousands of local families in Manatee County and brings our community together!
Kiwanis Hosts Christmas In July
Dr. Ashley Masuga volunteered for the annual Kiwanis Event, Christmas in July. During the event, she offered free eye exams and vision screenings to children in need of assistance. This annual event offers school supplies and health screenings to school-aged children in Manatee County.
Voted Women of the by Lakewood Ranch SWAT
Dr. Ashley Masuga was voted SWAT’s Lakewood Ranch Women of the Month for June 2017. She was honored by her fellow SWAT sisters during their monthly membership meeting. SWAT, Successful Women Aligning Together, brings female business owners together for networking and relationship building in the community.
Chamber Coffee Club April 2016
Manatee Chamber Coffee Club hosted by Humana! A great group of professionals and a fun way to start the morning! Dr. Ashley Masuga is pictured with Ken Burke of Hometown News.
A great event with the Leadership Manatee Alumni Association on April 16th! Dr. Ashley Muhlada Masuga graduated Leadership Manatee Class of 2013! She is pictured with Cindy Unzicker and Rae Dowling, winner of the Kent C. Schulz Distinguished Alumni Award!
Woman of the Month by SWAT Bradenton
Congratulations Dr. Ashley Masuga on being awarded Woman of the Month by SWAT Bradenton (Successful Women Aligning Together). Dr. Ashley was chosen by her peers for this award and will speak at the upcoming luncheon in September.
Manatee County’s Live Well Newsletter
Manatee County’s Live Well program features InFocus Family Eyecare’s Dr. Ashley Masuga article for their monthly newsletter on eye health awareness.
Lakewood Ranch Main Street reaches 100% occupancy
LAKEWOOD RANCH — From the view of Drs. Brad and Ashley Masuga, the time could not be more ripe for opening a new business — especially on Lakewood Ranch Main Street.The couple signed a lease Jan. 13 for a space next to MacAllisters Grill & Tavern and Raymond James, making the plaza more than 98% leased.
Another business has issued a letter of intent and is expected to sign a lease for the final tenant space on Main Street this week.
“This is the first time ever since the center was a pipe dream,” Julia DeCastro, director of leasing and sales for Lakewood Ranch Commercial Realty, said of having the shopping center 100% leased for the first time.
Lakewood Ranch Main Street reaches 100 percent occupancy
LAKEWOOD RANCH — When an eye care center opens in mid-May, Lakewood Ranch Main Street will achieve 100 percent occupancy for the first time.
InFocus Family Eyecare, a full service eye center offering comprehensive exams and eyewear, will fill the last empty space at 8120 Main St., Suite 101, once occupied by America’s Best Martial Arts.
Optometrist Brad Masuga said he was drawn to Main Street for its location and abundance of tenants.
“It’s just a great little location that’s happening and hip, the place to be,” he said.
Masuga, 34, has been an optometrist at a Lenscrafters in Sarasota for six years. Originally from Michigan, he earned his doctorate of optometry from Ferris State…
Hometown News – InFocus Family Eyecare
What a weekend! Golf and tennis, then a day out on the boat. Clear skies, sunshine and endless possibilities. This is why you moved to Florida in the first place, and you are enjoying it so much more with your new polarized prescription sunglasses. Dr. Brad Masuga at InFocus Family Eyecare said they would be the best way to protect your eyes and still experience the beauty of the Sunshine State in crystal clarity. And he was right about the multifocal contacts, too…
InFocus Family Eyecare Ribbon Cutting
The Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance held a ribbon cutting for InFocus Family Eyecare, 8120 Main St., Suite 101, Lakewood Ranch this week. Doctor’s Brad and Ashley Masuga are pictured with their two children, Ava and Henry, and their two staff members, Joy Slivka and Tiffany Stripling. The company provides quality care to their patients and uses the most advanced technology in diagnostic equipment available. They carry designer frames, sunglasses and contact lenses as well! For more information, call 941-362-2020 or visit them on the web at InFocusFamilyEyecare.com.
- Name: Ashley Masuga
- Title: Optometrist, co-owner
- Company: InFocus Family Eyecare
- What was the best business advice you ever received?
- Trust your intuition, follow your passion and your heart.
- If you could choose another profession, what would it be?
- Pediatrician. I like working with children.
- What’s the biggest risk you have taken in your career?
- Starting InFocus Family Eyecare. This was a financial and personal huge risk but it’s very rewarding.
- If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you start?
- Alaska and then Australia. They’re quite different but to see both would be amazing.
– Angie Monroe
InFocus Family Eyecare Ribbon Cutting
A ribbon cutting was held for InFocus Family Eyecare, 8120 Main St., Suite 101, Lakewood Ranch. The company offers quality care and carries the latest diagnostic equipment allowing the most accurate assessment and comprehensive testing available. For more information, call 941-362-2020 or InFocusFamilyEyecare.com.
Do you have a ribbon cutting you’d like to submit? Send them to Angie Monroe at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photo courtesy of Manatee Chamber of Commerce.
Manatee Young Professionals Club Social
August 15, 2014: Brad Masuga of InFocus Family Eye Care, and Ashley Masuga and Brando Fetzek of NDC Construction attended the Manatee Young Professionals Club Social Thursday at MacAllister’s on Lakewood Ranch Main Street.