Doctors & Staff
Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Lake Worth Vision Source the leading provider of vision care products and services in Lake Worth.
Michael D. Conte, O.D.
Dr. Conte received his BS in Biology at Baylor University in 1979 and his Doctorate of Optometry from the University of Houston College of Optometry in 1982. He was the recipient of the Gold Key Honor Society in 1978 and served as a doctor in the U.S. Navy from 1982 -1986. He is a past president of both the Tarrant County Optometric Association and the River Oaks Chamber of Commerce.
Dr. Conte started his practice in River Oaks, Texas in 1986. He currently owns Lake Worth Vision Source .
His specialties include Tramatic Brain Injury Syndrome, Low Vision and children with visual learning differences. He has many years of experience in fitting and achieving visual success with a wide range of contact lens types. He is also the co-author of Why is my Child a Slow reader and Struggling in School. This book explains why children have vision related learning issues and how to address those issues.
Dr. Conte enjoys racquetball, traveling, church and his family. He is a member of the College Avenue Baptist Church in Fort Worth, Texas and has two sons. His son Alix graduated from Baylor University and he just became the father of twin boys. Skylar attends Baylor also.
Barry Fretwell, O.D.
Dr. Fretwell works part time at our Lake Worth office. His undergraduate and professional studies were done in Alabama. After receiving his BS from the University of Alabama in Birmingham, he earned his Doctorate of Optometry degree from the School of Optometry, University Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama and has been practicing in Texas for over twenty years. He is a retired Optometrist from the U.S. Air Force. He is also the recipient of the prestigious American Optometric Association’s Recognition Award and is a member of the American Optometric Society, plus the American Optometric Association.
Dr. Fretwell has completed specialized therapeutic ocular and systemic pharmalogical studies at the University of Houston College of Optometry. He is therapeutically certified by the Texas Board of Optometry in the treatment of eye injuries, infections and glaucoma. His extensive expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders encompasses over 95,000 eye exams.
His sub-specialty includes helping children with learning disorders. He is also the co-author of Why is my child a Slow Reader and Struggling in School. This book explains why many children have undiagnosed vision related learning disorders and do poorly in school. We also explain to parents how to address issues such as dyslexia for improved learning ability.
Certified Optician and Practice Administrator for Lake Worth Vision Source . Betty has been in the Optical business more than thirty years. She was Director of Training for 1st Eye Care and worked under Dr. Craig Hughes for ten years. She has brought quality service for over thirteen years to our patients and her vast experience and expertise is very valuable to our practice. Betty is a Certified Optician and a member of the National Academy Of Opticianary. Her speciality is Customer Service and solving problems for patients who are having trouble with their new prescriptions or the proper alignment. Betty and the doctors work with the staff to give the best patient care and the most value you can get anywhere.