OUR Plano OPTOMETRIC TEAM
We offer a full range of eye health services to clients of all ages - all with personalized attention and a smile. In our eye care office, every patient is treated warmly. Individualized attention is the foundation of our care, to ensure that your eyes remain healthy. We're dedicated to optimizing your vision!
Meet The Eye Doctors At Neuro-Vision Associates of North Texas
Dr. Shidlofsky was born and raised in Lawrence, New York. His family moved to the Dallas area when he was 16 years old. In 1980, he graduated from J.J. Pearce High School in Richardson, Texas. Dr. Shidlofsky completed his Pre-Optometry studies at the University of Texas at Austin in 1984. He then attended Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tenn. where he received his BS in 1986 and OD in 1988. Upon graduation, he moved back to to the Dallas area to begin his practice. Dr. S, as he is known around the office, has been very active in Neuro-developmental Optometry for most of his years in practice. He has developed and integrated many unique therapies that have helped thousands of children who have struggled in school due to vision problems often seen in: ADD/ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Processing Disorders as well as some of the classic vision problems related to focusing, eye teaming, eye movement skills, visual-spatial skills, and visual perception issues. He has expanded his work to include those with traumatic and acquired brain injury, stroke, and other neurological processing problems. In addition, he works with several professional sports teams in the Dallas area as well as weekend athletes on developing vision skills. Dr. Shidlofsky is a Clinical Director for the Special Olympics Opening Eyes Program. Dr. Shidlofsky completed his Fellowship for the College of Optometrists in Vision Development in 2011. In addition, he is an Adjunct Professor of Optometry at: Southern College of Optometry, University of Houston College of Optometry, University of Incarnate Word-Rosenberg College of Optometry and Western University College of Optometry. He is also director of a private practice residency program in pediatrics/vision therapy/sports vision and neuro-vision rehabilitation through Southern College of Optometry. Dr. Shidlofsky lives in Plano with his wife of 30 years, Sherri. Dr. Shidlofsky has three grown children, Alyssa, Kara and Ian who are spread out throughout the country. He stays active by playing ice hockey, traveling and family activities.
Dr. Toni Schutte, OD is originally from Vancouver Island, BC. She joined Neuro-Vision Associates of North Texas in November of 2022. She attended the University of North Dakota for undergrad where she majored in Biology while playing softball. Following her time in North Dakota, she attended Western University of Health Science for Optometry School. She was an extern at our office during her 4th year of optometry school before graduating in May of 2021 with her Doctorate of Optometry. Following graduation she completed a residency in Ocular Disease with an emphasis in Anterior Segment and Glaucoma in Ohio at the Ohio Eye Alliance. We are so excited to have Dr. Schutte rejoin our practice!
During her time at Western, she was active in multiple clubs. These clubs included the Optometric Extension Program, College of Optometrists in Vision Development, Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association, Sports Vision Club and Private Practice Club. While in optometry school she earned her Student Fellowship through the American Academy of Optometry.
In her free time she enjoys running, hiking or playing softball and beach volleyball.
Dr. Kersjes grew up in Southwest Michigan before continuing his education at Colgate University in upstate New York, where he majored in chemistry and was a member of the Raider Men’s swim team. From there he went to Pacific University College of Optometry where he was able to further explore his interests in specialized optometric care of disease, binocular vision, and sports vision. Following graduation, he completed a yearlong residency program with Dr. S focusing on learning related vision issues, traumatic (concussion) and acquired brain injury, and sports vision. He is now focusing his efforts on expanding the brain injury and sports vision aspects of the office. He has experience working with professional and amateur level athletes as well as working with Baylor, Scott, and White Institute of Rehabilitation for rehab and performance vision. He has also been a member of the International Sports Vision Association (ISVA) to stay up to date in the latest on vision enhancement and concussion management. In his free time he enjoys playing golf, cooking and continue to stay up to date with a variety of college and pro sports.