OUR OPTOMETRISTS


Our commitment is to enhance the vision and preserve the ocular health of our patients. We will provide quality vision care with dynamic products combined with the latest technology to ensure you have an excellent experience in our offices. Your satisfaction is important to us.


Dr. Mark Horvath
email: markhorvath@hvceyes.com

Dr. Mark Horvath grew up in Martins Ferry, Ohio and attended Bellaire St. John Central H.S. He moved to Columbus to pursue his degree from The Ohio State University. Dr. Mark received his Doctorate of Optometry in 1994 and founded Horvath Vision Care, Inc. in May of 1999. He is a member of both the Ohio and American Optometric Associations and participates in the Gift of Sight program. Dr. Mark specializes in contact lenses and is board certified in the treatment of eye disease with special interest in the management of dry eye and ocular allergies. Dr. Mark Horvath resides in Lewis Center, with his wife, Jamie, and their two children, Morgan and Grant. They are all members of St. Joan of Arc. Catholic Church in Powell, Ohio.



  Dr. Jamie Horvath
email: jamiehorvath@hvceyes.com

Jamie Horvath is the youngest of seven children from Martins Ferry, Ohio. She received a Doctorate of Optometry from The Ohio State University ~ College of Optometry in 1994. She is an active participant in the Gift of Sight Program, a program that provides complimentary eye care to those in need. She has also volunteered for kindergarten eye screenings, eye talks to children and Vision Van services. Dr. Jamie enjoys family eye care, treatment of eye disease, refractive comanagement and especially contact lenses. Dr. Jamie Horvath resides in Lewis Center with her husband, Mark, and their two children Morgan and Grant.

 



  Dr. Wasim Sleiman
email: wasimsleiman@hvceyes.com

Dr. Sleiman received his Bachelor in Science degree from The Ohio State University in 1998. He then obtained his Doctorate of Optometry in 2002 from The Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. Dr. Sleiman has worked at TLC Laser Eye Surgery Center and LasikPlus Vision Center where he performed Refractive Surgery Consultations as well as managing postoperative LASIK/PRK patients. He joined Horvath Vision Care in 2008 and has a special interest in Dry Eye Treatment, Ocular Inflammatory Disease, and fitting Contact Lenses for Astigmatic and Presbyopic patients.

 

 



 

Dr. Lara Leach
email: laraleach@hvceyes.com

A native of Columbus, Lara Leach graduated from Upper Arlington High School in 1994. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish, graduating magna cum laude from Ohio State in 1999. She received her Doctor of Optometry degree from Ohio State College of Optometry in 2003, graduating cum laude. She then completed a primary care residency at the American Lake Veterans Hospital in Tacoma, Washington and practiced primary care optometry in the greater Seattle area for the next five years. She was an active participant in the King County Optometric Association, serving as their president in 2008 before returning to Ohio. Dr. Leach resides in Dublin with her husband Matt and two sons, Henry and Wyatt.

 


  Dr. Jonathan D. Culp
email: jonculp@hvceyes.com

Dr. Jonathan D. Culp is a 2006 graduate of The Ohio State University, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with Cum Laude recognition. He received his Doctorate of Optometry from The Ohio State University in 2010. He was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society during optometry school. Following graduation Dr. Culp completed a Veterans Affairs Optometric residency in ocular disease in Columbus and Chillicothe, OH. He is currently a member of the Ohio and American Optometric Association. Dr. Culp resides in Columbus with his wife, son, and dog.

 

 



  Dr. Katie Simonovich
email: katiesimonovich@hvceyes.com

Dr. Katie Simonovich moved to Ohio at a young age and lived in Avon Lake, Ohio starting in 1991. She received her undergraduate degree from Ohio University in 2006 and her Doctorate of Optometry from The Ohio State University in 2010. Dr. Katie is a member of the Ohio and American Optometric Associations. She enjoys general practice optometry and contact lenses. She practiced in Cleveland before moving to Columbus to start a family. Dr. Katie resides in Lewis Center with her husband John and daughter Leah.