Bright Eyes Family Vision Care
Bright Eyes Family Vision Care

Your Citrus Park Community Optometrist

9912 West Linebaugh Avenue, Tampa, FL

Business Hours

  • Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
Dr. Elizabeth Knighton

Dr. Elizabeth Knighton

AKA "Dr. Beth" - Dr. Knighton received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. She completed a Pediatric Optometry residency at the University of Houston College of Optometry, where she was trained in pediatric... Show More

AKA "Dr. Beth" - Dr. Knighton received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. She completed a Pediatric Optometry residency at the University of Houston College of Optometry, where she was trained in pediatric eye disease and working with patients who have special needs. She joined the faculty at University of Houston College of Optometry and enjoyed working with students and residents in the pediatric clinics. While in Houston, Dr. Knighton treated patients at The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research (TIRR), a rehabilitation hospital for patients with severe brain injuries. In 2012, Dr. Knighton earned her fellowship of the American Academy of Optometry.


Dr. Knighton grew up in Clearwater and currently lives in Tampa with her husband, 2 children and their two Labradors. She enjoys cycling, sailing and scuba diving.

  • Professional Certification
  • Family Friendly
Dr. Nathan Bonilla-Warford

Dr. Nathan Bonilla-Warford

AKA "Dr. Nate" - Dr. Bonilla-Warford received his Doctorate of Optometry from Illinois College of Optometry, located in Chicago, Illinois, in 2004. The following year he completed a residency program specializing in Pediatric and Binocular Vision at the Illinois... Show More

AKA "Dr. Nate" - Dr. Bonilla-Warford received his Doctorate of Optometry from Illinois College of Optometry, located in Chicago, Illinois, in 2004. The following year he completed a residency program specializing in Pediatric and Binocular Vision at the Illinois College of Optometry. During his Optometric Internships, he studied developmental vision in Denver, Colorado and contact lenses and ocular disease in Chicago, Illinois. Owing to his passion for improving the vision of children, Dr. Bonilla-Warford has published articles on such topics as the use of vision therapy to improve reading skills and has lectured to Optometry students and paraprofessionals as well as the general public on visual care of children, the importance of vision in personal development, and options for controlling nearsightedness.


He has been featured on news such as Fox 13, NBC8, Bay News 9, The Tampa Bay Times, but eye care publications such as Review Optometry, Invision Magazine and others. Dr. Bonilla-Warford is very active in professional organizations and is a member of the American Optometric Association. He is a Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD), an organization dedicated to pediatric vision and vision therapy, as well as a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, an organization dedicated to vision research and education. Additionally, he is Past President of the Hillsborough Society of Optometry and is chair of the Children’s Vision Committee of the Florida Optometric Association.


Not only does Dr. Bonilla-Warford care for the patients that come to his practice, but to all those in need. He has volunteered his time at the Special Olympics, Junior Olympics, and numerous school and community vision screenings. He traveled to Diriamba, Nicaragua as a member of Volunteers in Optometric Service to Humanity and helped examine and distribute glasses to over 2,000 people. Dr. Nate love to read and talk about books, especially in the areas of science fiction and health science. You can see what he is reading right now on Good Reads. He is a bit silly as you can see on his Tiktok.

  • Professional Certification
  • Family Friendly

About Us

At Bright Eyes Family Vision Care and Bright Eyes Kids, our mission is to empower people by providing the best in friendly, professional, and innovative eye care.

We will help you see your best now and in years to come! Dr.... Show More

At Bright Eyes Family Vision Care and Bright Eyes Kids, our mission is to empower people by providing the best in friendly, professional, and innovative eye care.

We will help you see your best now and in years to come! Dr. Bonilla-Warford and Dr. Knighton specialize in Pediatrics and Vision Therapy, as well as contact lenses and family eye care. We welcome adults and kids in our Westchase office, and the New Tampa office is just for children.

Our residency-trained doctors are people just like you, and they know what separates a great healthcare experience from the typical rushed, impersonal ones. We like to be treated with friendly respect by professionals who know their stuff, so we strive to provide that same experience to you.

In our mission to offer the best eye care services possible, we use the most advanced diagnostic technology and eye care products available. We are committed to educating our patients and providing state-of-the-art, personalized eye care services to the people of Tampa Bay.

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