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Our Eye Doctors

The Optometrists of Premier Eye Center

Eye care professionals specialize in understanding how the human eye really works, as well as diseases and conditions that affect your vision – many of which do not have obvious symptoms. Eye doctors know how age and risk factors affect vision over time for young and old, and they understand the benefits and features of corrective lenses including eyeglasses and contacts.

Our optometrists take the time to explain the results of your eye exam, describe your options and listen to your eye care needs. Because maintaining good eye health is an ongoing partnership, we encourage you to ask questions and share your health information, which could be vital to monitoring, diagnosing and treating potential vision problems.

Meet our doctors:

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Dr. Steve T. Bussa

Dr. Steve T. Bussa is the President and CEO of Premier Eye Center.

Dr. Bussa is originally from Northern Nevada where he completed his undergraduate education in Toxicology/Pharmacology. During his time attending undergrad, he was also the Senior Supervisor in the Ocular Research Program at Charles River Inc. focusing in ocular research. After five years as the lead researcher in the ocular research program, he decided to shift to a more clinical side of the eyes.
Dr. Bussa started his Doctorate training in 2004 at the Nova Southeastern College of Optometry in Fort Lauderdale FL. During his training in medical and surgical treatment of eye disorders, he took an interest in the business side of Optometry and is the founder of the Nova Optometric Practice Management Association (NOPMA).
Dr. Bussa graduated at the top of his class and still continues to lecture to fellow doctors and students today. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, Florida Optometric Association, Miami Dade, Broward and Palm Beach County Optometric Associations.
Dr. Bussa purchased Premier Eye Center in 2010. This practice has quickly changed into one of the highest end optical boutiques in the area. In addition, it has the most robust clinic with the most advanced diagnostic equipment in south Florida.
Two more locations were added in 2013, one in Boca Raton, FL and the other in West Palm Beach FL.
Dr. Bussa and his wife Dr. Alexandra Kehoe practice together between the offices . In their free time the Dr’s enjoys all the wonderful outdoor activities South Florida has to offer with the company mascot………Manni, the 8 pound Maltese.
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Dr. Alexandra Kehoe, O.D.

Dr. Kehoe is originally from central Illinois and relocated to Southeast Florida in 2006, in order to attend optometry school at Nova Southeastern University. She completed her externship rotations during school specializing in ocular disease diagnosis and diabetes treatment and management. She also completed a rotation focusing in specialty contact lens fitting and primary eye care. With her knowledge in both medical and vision conditions, she welcomes patients of all ages and loves fitting contact lenses and glasses, even for those who thought they could never wear them.

Dr. Kehoe is involved locally in the Broward and Palm Beach County American Optometric Associations, state wide in the Florida Optometric Association, and nationally with the American Optometric Association. She is also still connected with her alum, Nova Southeastern University, and performs lectures throughout the year to students. She educates them on the opportunities in the industries and how to provide optimal patient care.

When not seeing patients, she loves spending time with her friends and family, traveling back to Illinois, playing golf, and going to the beach. Her son, Jack, always keeps the family smiling and busy and Dr. Kehoe loves talking walks with her four legged furry child, Sammy.

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Dr. D. Felisha Ali, O.D.

Dr. D. Felisha Ali is a Nova Southeastern University graduate and joined our practice shortly after her final rotations in medical care such as glaucoma, cataracts, and other eye diseases. She specializes in treating and caring for medical eye conditions using with the help of our advanced technology such as the GDX, Optomap and Zeiss visual field. Dr. Ali is soon to be married this fall and loves spending time traveling with her soon to be husband.

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Dr. Whitney McCory, O.D.

Dr. Whitney McCory is a native to the state of Indiana and moved to Florida where she graduated from Nova Southeastern University. She joined Premier Eye Center in 2015 working in all locations and as of last year, Dr. McCory has been working more in our WPB location. Dr. McCory has done a rotation in medical care such as Glaucoma, Cataract, Macula degeneration and specializes in daily contact lens wear evaluation with patients of all ages and needs. She has an extensive background working with kids both in the office and in local schools through a nonprofit organization. Dr. McCory enjoys traveling and spending time with her family here in sunny Florida.