Why Wellesley Vision Group?
Anna Cressey, O.D., F.A.A.O.
Dr. Anna Cressey joined the practice at Optical Designs in Wellesley, MA in 2012 to provide optometric care to adult and pediatric patients. She completed her doctorate in Optometry and her residency in cornea and specialty contact lenses at the New England College of Optometry. More recently, she received her fellowship degree from the American Academy of Optometry. She has had multiple publications in scholarly journals, including her most recent case report in Eye and Contact Lens.
Dr. Cressey is highly trained in pediatric and adult eye care. Her residency training in cornea and contact lenses included training at The Boston Foundation for Sight, Boston Medical Center, TLC Laser Center, Veteran Affairs Hospital in Lowell, and multiple private practices in the New England area. In addition, she has taught in affiliation with the New England College of Optometry, MCPHS School of Optometry, and The New England Eye Institute. Prior to joining Optical Designs, she worked for two years at Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston and Boston Foundation for Sight, a world-renowned destination for patients seeking customized scleral lenses. Dr. Cressey has a thorough understanding of pediatrics, geriatrics, pre- and post-operative care, contact lenses, and general ocular care. In addition, she has a great passion for corneal conditions and specialty/medically-necessary contact lenses.
Dr. Cressey is originally from Brewer, Maine, and attended Bates College, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry. She currently resides in Hudson, MA with her husband, Eric and twin daughters, Lydia and Addison. Outside of optometry, Dr. Cressey loves to work out at her husband’s strength and conditioning facilities, Cressey Sports Performance, in Hudson, MA and Jupiter, FL.
Anhthy Prendeville, O.D.
Dr. Prendeville (formerly Trinh) is originally from St. Louis, Missouri. She received her Bachelors degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of Illinois, Champaign in 2005. She then moved to Boston to attend The New England College of Optometry and received her Doctorate in Optometry in 2009.
During her education, Dr. Prendeville earned clinical honors in primary care, ocular disease and pediatrics. Her clinical training included rotations at Boston Medical Center, Perkins School for the Blind, The University of Maryland, and the White River Junction VA Medical Center in Vermont.
Prior to joining Wellesley Vision Group, Dr. Prendeville worked in private practice performing comprehensive eye exams and contact lens fittings. She also worked at the New England College of Optometry as a clinical instructor and adjunct clinical faculty member. Dr. Prendeville has a thorough understanding of pediatrics, geriatrics, pre- and post-operative care, contact lenses, and general ocular care. In addition, she has a great passion for pediatric eye care.
Outside of optometry, Dr. Prendeville enjoys cooking, traveling, photography and watching the Boston Bruins. She currently resides in Carlisle, MA with her husband, Matt and her son, Benjamin.