D. Scott Shettle O.D.

Board Certified
Optometric Physician

Shettle Family Eye Care & Eye Wear was founded by Dr. D. Scott Shettle and his wife Nicole. Shettle Family Eye Care & Eye Wear is an independent, privately owned, professionally operated office of optometry. Dr. Shettle has been providing comprehensive eye care for families in Pinellas County since 1994. He has built his medical career and reputation by taking pride in the care he provides, not only for his patient’s vision, but for their well-being. Dr. Shettle has pledged to always be at the pinnacle of his profession by on-going professional education, studying the latest advances with the nation’s foremost clinicians and holding himself to the highest standards in caring for his patients.

Education and
Advanced Training

1984 High School Diploma Pinellas Park High School, Pinellas Park, FL
1988 Bachelor of Science-Biology Truman State University, Kirksville, MO
1994 Doctor of Optometry Nova Southeastern University-College of Optometry,  Davie, FL
1999 Optometric Residency in Ocular Disease Shettle Eye Center, Largo, FL

Certification and Licensure

1993 International Board of Examiners in Optometry-Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease
1994 National Board of Examiners in Optometry
1994 State of Florida Certified Optometrist
2013 Diplomate, American Board of Optometry

Professional Membership
and Associations

  • American Optometric Association
  • American Optometric Society
  • Florida Optometric Association
  • Pinellas County Optometric Association
  • American Optometric Association-Contact Lens Section

Professional Membership Involvement

Past Vice-President of Pinellas County Optometric Association

Clinical Experience / Externships

Primary Eye Care and Glaucoma Nova Southeastern University-College of Optometry, Davie, FL
Ocular Disease/Internship Shettle Eye Center, Clearwater, FL/Oak Hill Medical Clinic, Brooksville, FL
Contact Lens Specialty Nova Southeastern University-College of Optometry, Davie, FL
Cataract and Lasik, Pre and Post Operative Care Shettle Eye Center, Largo, FL
Low Vision Rehabilitation Nova Southeastern University-College of Optometry, Davie, FL

Various optometric fields – including: Low Vision, Binocular Vision, Contact Lens Fittings, Geriatrics


Optometric Physician, Comprehensive Eye Examinations, Glaucoma, Cataract Evaluations, Cataract Surgery Co-Management, Lasik Co-Management , Lasik Evaluations, Pre- and Post Operative Management, Dry Eye Syndrome, Macular Degeneration, Presbyopia, Diabetic Examinations, Eyeglasses and Contact Lens Fittings

Awards and Honors

Commitment to Exceptional Patient Care, TCL Laser Eye Center

Commitment to High Quality Care and Services, VSP Optometry Director

Dedication to Clinical Excellence in Refractive Surgery, TLC Laser Eye Center

Management and Treatment of Pre and Post Operative Surgical Patients, TLC Laser Eye Center

Pursuit of Excellence in Continuing Education and Staff Development, TLC Laser Eye Center

Recognition of Successful Fitting Experience  Contact Lens/Bifocal Contact Lens, Vistakon-Johnson& Johnson Visioncare

Appreciation/Recognition in dedication for organized Optometry-Ten Year Membership, American Optometric Association

Personal Background

Dr. Scott Shettle is a native Floridian.  He married his wife, Nicole in 1995.  They have two children, daughter Channing and son Logan. He lives with his family in Clearwater, Florida.  In his free time, Dr. Shettle enjoys baseball, golfing, swimming,  fishing, and spending time with his family.