But due to COVID-19 you will see some changes. We’re following all CDC, OSHA and American Optometric Association Guidelines to keep you and our staff safe. We  ask that you bring and wear a face covering for your appointment. We will be using parking lot waiting room protocol. When you arrive, call our office and someone will come out to your car and use a touchless method to check your temperature and ask you screening questions for COVID-19.  Any paperwork should be completed in your car. Bring your own pen and hard surface to write on. We ask that only the patient come into the office. Sorry for any convenience.

Keeping you safe,

Dr. Tucker and staff

Ronald Tucker –  O.D., P. A.

A leader in the field of professional eye care.

  • Chairman of the Optometry Department at CIGNA before starting his own practice in Largo in January 2003.
  • Past President of the Pinellas Optometric Association
  • Member of the American Optometric Association.
  • Member of the Florida Optometric Association.

A leader in his class.

Received Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Houston College of Optometry, graduating in the top 10% of his class.

Dedicated to our Community

  • Largo native
  • Graduate of Largo High School and the University of Florida
  • Past chairman of the Board at Lighthouse of Pinellas, a facility that serves the visually impaired
  • Received CIGNA Healthcare’s Community Caring Award
  • Member of Board – Lions Vision Care for the needy
  • Past President of Largo Lions Club and Zone Chairman
  • Member of Central Pinellas Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Jaclyn McKnight

Dr. Jaclyn McKnight grew up in Largo, Florida. She graduated from Seminole High School, where she was a member of the 2005 Warhawk Marching Band that participated in the Tournament of Roses Parade. She received her bachelor’s degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition from the University of Florida. She stayed in Florida to complete her education at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry, where she received her Doctor of Optometry degree. In her free time, Dr. McKnight enjoys outdoor activities such as kayaking and fishing. She also enjoys watching the Tampa Bay Rays.

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The Optical Factory

The Optical Factory is conveniently located inside Dr. Tucker's practice. They can address all your contact lens and glasses needs.

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Insurance plans accepted

Aetna, Advantica, Davis, EyeMed, Florida Barter, Humana VCP, Medicare, NVA, Safeguard, Solstice, Spectera (United Healthcare Vision), Superior Vision, United Healthcare, United Healthcare Medicare Complete, VSP Open Access

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Payment methods accepted

Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover credit cards, Care Credit and Florida Barter

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Dr. Tucker Understands Your Busy Schedule

Dr. Tucker is conveniently open late and on weekends throughout the month to accommodate all your scheduling needs. No matter what your week looks like, we will make time for your eyes.