Dr. Mitchell Cassel received both a B.S Degree and Doctorate of Optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry after completing a B.S. Degree in Biology at Lehigh University. Dr. Cassel, President of Studio Optix, has been in a private group practice in NYC and for over 20 years. In addition to providing general eye care, his specialties include providing prosthetic soft lenses for disfigured eyes and special eye effects to many leading actors in the motion picture and television industries. Dr. Cassel is the founder and present co-chairman of the Vision Management Group, a national think tank and study group of optometric practitioners. He has conducted several clinical studies, published several journal articles, and is a frequent lecturer on prosthetic, cosmetic, and contact lens topics.