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Read the landmark stories that have shaped TRES VISION Group into what it is today.

For media inquiries, please contact Cherise Czaban at 321-984-3200 ext. 1205, or email

Executive Business Showcase: Dr. Leslie Callaway, September 10, 2021

Dr. Leslie Callaway of TRES VISION Group describes her approach to patient care and what drives her.

Clearing the Way to Healthier Eyes and Better Vision | TRES VISION Group

SpaceCoast Living, January 5, 2021

A treatment for your eyelids, this comfortable and effective lid massage is done while resting in a chair in our office.

On Leading Edge of Technology
Brevard Business News

Brevard Business News, May 2021

With the number of people affected by potentially blinding eye diseases expected to double in the years ahead, it’s critical that Americans better understand eye health.

Seeing aging eyes in a different light

SpaceCoast Living, November 4, 2019

While we cannot entirely prevent the cellular breakdown that occurs to our eyes over the years, we can take steps to delay the onset and drastically reduce the severity. 

Effective Treatment for Dry Eye

SpaceCoast Living, May, 2019

Dr. Tres was the first in Brevard, and one of the first in the U.S., to offer a revoluntionary new treatment for evaporative dry-eye disorder – a simple process that can be performed right in his office.

2015 Best Doctors

Orlando Magazine, December, 2014

For the third year in a row Dr. Trespalacios has been selected as One of the Best Doctors in the country in the field of Cataract and LASIK surgery.

Revolution in Eye Surgery

Florida Today, March 6th, 2014

Dr. Trespalacios discusses his views on femtosecond laser cataract procedures.

Smaller is Better

Spacecoast Living Health, Fall 2013

Dr. Trespalacios talks about how iStent can treat both cataracts and glaucoma in a single non-evasive procedure.

Beyond LASIK…the ICL

Spacecoast Living, May 26, 2010

Dr. Trespalacios discusses how the ICL has given those who are not candidates for LASIK the hope of achieving 20/20 or better vision.

Sun Can Produce Growths on Eye

Florida Today, October 6, 2009

Dr. Trespalacios leads Brevard with advanced sutureless, tissue specific, and minimally invasive techniques to treat pterygium damage.

On Leading Edge of Technology
Brevard Business News

Brevard Business News, May 2021

With the number of people affected by potentially blinding eye diseases expected to double in the years ahead, it’s critical that Americans better understand eye health.

A Better Vision for Eye Health: Patients Win When Optometrists and Opthalmologists Cooperate in Their Care

SpaceCoast Living, October 1, 2019

Rafael Trespalacios, MD, Lead Surgeon and Medical Director of TRES VISION Group, explains that there are differences in the training of optometrists and ophthalmologists, as well as what conditions each provider can diagnose and treat.

See What You’ve Been Missing – Catalaze Cataract Treatment

SpaceCoast Living, Spring, 2019

The technology used in CataLaze allows Dr. Tres to analyze a patient’s eye during cataract surgery, which gives him the most precise and premium lens impant solution, in real time.

GoodBye Dry Eye

Florida Today, August 7th, 2014

Dr. Trespalacios discusses the two predominant forms of dry eye, its causes and treatments.

CataLaze is now available in Central Florida

March 6th, 2014

CataLāze option with Laser guided precision Cataract Surgery now available to patients with Cataracts in Central Florida.

Laser Revolutionizes Corneal Transplants

Florida Today, December 20, 2012

Dr. Trespalacios performs laser corneal transplant on Suntree resident whose cornea split.

Beyond LASIK

Spacecoast Living Health, Spring 2011

Dr. Trespalacios offers multiple refractive surgery options beyond LASIK for patients seeking independence from glasses and contacts.

Dr. Rafael Trespalacios Performs First Central Florida Laser-Enabled Corneal Transplant

Melbourne, Florida, July 2012

Medical Director, Dr. Rafael Trespalacios, of Premier Eye MD and TRES VISION Group has performed the first laser-enabled corneal transplant in the Central Florida area.

Synthetic Cornea Rejuvenates Sight

Florida Today, November 2, 2010

Dr. Trespalacios performs first bilateral Intacs procedure on Keratoconus patient.

Dr. Rafael Trespalacios, presenter for “Posters on Demand” at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) Program

April 27 – May 2, 2007

Dr. Trespalacios awarded POSTER OF INTEREST recognition for “Posters on Demand” at the annual ASCRS Program for 2007.

Executive Business Showcase: Carissa Vitry, May 2021

Carissa Vitry, Executive Director and Director of Surgical Services at TRES VISION Group describes what drives her.

Celebrating Dads Special Feature

SpaceCoast Living, June, 2019

Dr. Tres feels his job as a father is to make his children competent participants in the community, without exasperating them, which he describes as an “ever-elusive balance.”

Options in Sight

SpaceCoast Living, January 1, 2018

At TRES VISION Group, there is a dedicated and experienced staff ready to repair vision problems afflicting patients, as well as maintain proper eye health.

A Big Idea Comes to Life

Space Coast Living Health, August 1st, 2014

TRES VISION Group has been featured in the Space Coast Living Health magazine.

Eye Surgery Center Under New Ownership

Florida Today, October 2013

Dr. Trespalacios and partner Gary Hardey purchased the TRES VISION Group.

Dr. Rafael Trespalacios Named to Prestigious 2013 BEST DOCTORS IN AMERICA® List

February 6, 2013

Dr. Trespalacios is first to receive this prestigious recognition; marks the first time that an ophthalmologist in Brevard County has earned this honor.

A Vision of Success

Spacecoast Living Health, April 2012

There are only a handful of qualified and experienced refractive surgeons in the world and no others in Central Florida that can offer what Rafael Trespalacios, M.D. of TRES VISION Group can.

Tissue Helps Restore Sight

Florida Today, March 16th, 2010

Dr. Trespalacios uses placenta lining to perform dramatic sight saving surgery.

Can’t See 3-D

Florida Today, April 27, 2010

Dr. Trespalacios explains how not being able to see a 3D movie can be an indication of visual problems that need treatment.

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