OPTICAL GALLERY team is made up of numerous people from many different backgrounds that have accepted the special calling of eye health care. Everyone at OPTICAL GALLERY is part of an extended, caring family.  These dedicated people spend countless hours helping OPTICAL GALLERY fulfil its mission of service to the community. Customer service is an integral part of the OPTICAL GALLERY mission. As we strive to provide an excellent service to our patients, we also emphasise the importance of customer service between our physicians and physicians outside of our office building. It is all part of our people-oriented mission.


Silviano Matamoros, M.D.

Ophthalmologist - Silviano Matamoros, M.D., founder of The Center for Eye Care and Surgery,  is Board Certified, and has been serving residents of Okeechobee, Port St. Lucie, Fort Pierce, and Stuart for over 25 years.  Dr. Matamoros provides a full range of Ophthalmologic services for your eye care needs including cataract surgery, glaucoma management, custom laser vision correction (lasek and lasik), treatment of disorders of the eye, and refractive services.  Dr. Matamoros can take care of most of your visual surgical needs.

Dr. Matamoros completed his residency training in Ophthalmology at McGill University in Montreal. Dr. Matamoros is certified by  the board of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and is a member of the American Medical Association, the Florida Medical Association, the Treasure Coast Ophthalmological Society and the McGill Ophthalmology Alumni Association. 

Silviano Matamoros, M.D.Dr. Matamoros and his experienced technical staff offer superior quality care with an emphasis on your convenience and comfort.  Dr. Matamoros performs advanced Cataract Surgery and Lens Implants, he is acknowledged as a leader in minimally invasive “small incision, no needle, no stitch", outpatient cataract  using only “eye drop anesthesia”. In addition he is committed to offer advanced technology eye care, diagnosis, and treatment to his patients.

Visit his website: Center for Eyecare and Surgery - Pt. St. Lucie   

Richard L. Soldinger, O.D.

Optometrist - Richard L. Soldinger, O.D.


Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Dr. Soldinger completed his undergraduate degree at Syracuse University in Syracuse, N.Y. and obtained his optometric degree at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia, PA. He is a member of Beta Sigma Kappa and graduated in the top 10% of his class.  His training has given him a well-rounded basis in optometry. Before his arrival to South Florida, Dr. Soldinger was in private practice in Brooklyn, N.Y. for 25 years.  He has always strived to deliver only the highest quality of eye health care and eye exams.


Dr. Soldinger is a board certified Optometrist, Optometric physician and is licensed to practice optometry in Florida and New York.  He brings to the practice the most modern techniques and state-of-the art technology.  Because your vision is important, Dr. Soldinger spends time with each patient, personally addressing your questions and concerns. He performs a comprehensive eye health exam on adults and children and brings a wealth of knowledge with him, including the diagnosis, treatment and or management of most opthalmologic conditions including glaucoma, diabetes, macular degeneration, ocular trauma, cataracts as well as pediatrics. Dr. Soldinger is comfortable discussing any aspect of your examination with you.

Dr. Soldinger lives in a relaxed rural community with his wife, Arlene.  He enjoys playing the guitar and boating.

If simply excellent eye care and a doctor commited to care is what you desire, come visit Dr. Richard L. Soldinger and see what a difference a doctor who cares can make.

David J. Underill, O.D.

Optometrist - David J. Underill O.D.


Dr. Underill was born in Starke, Florida, and is a Board Certified Optometrist, Optometric Physician. He gained experience in the field at St. Luke's Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, attended the University of Florida in Gainesville for his undergraduate training and graduated from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee.


Dr. Underill is dedicated to providing comprehensive eye health care and eye exam  services for adults and children. If you need an eye doctor for a routine eye examination, to find the right prescription for contact lenses or eyeglasses, or for more advanced eye care services such as cataract evaluation, glaucoma, diabetes, macula degeneration, or ocular trauma, you've come to the right place.  He is Board Certified to use and prescribe all diagnostic and therapeutic agents and to diagnose and treat eye problems. His focus on eye health, combined with state of the art technology ensures patient satisfaction. Our office is fully equipped with the latest technologies to provide you with the best  vision and eye care possible. 

He lives on his ranch with his wife and daughter in a rural community.  Dr. Dave is a boat captain and offers sailing excursions on his 44 foot catamaran on the Caribbean. He is a triathlon and has competed and excelled in many competitions, is also a swim coach and enjoys the outdoors. 

Come visit Dr. Underill for compassionate, professional care.  His optometric experience and professional affiliations provide a level of expertice unique among doctors.