Samuel Petro, OD
Dr. Samuel Petro is an optometric physician specializing in contact lenses, specialty contact lens fitting, primary eye care, and ocular disease. Dr. Petro obtained a B.S. in Biology from Indiana University. Dr. Petro continued his education for his Doctorate of Optometry and B.S. in Vision Science at Nova Southeastern University, and graduated in 2018. Dr. Petro currently serves as a member of the Dunedin Chamber of Commerce, performs vision evaluations for Pinellas County Job Corps, and has further training in specialty contact lenses to assist in the reduction of myopia progression.
Dr. Petro enjoys living in the Tampa Bay Area with his wife, Dr. Melissa Petro, their son, their dog, and growing family. In his free time, he enjoys golfing, traveling, and playing basketball. Drs. Petro are the proud new owners of Sunset Eye Care as of June, 2023. They are honored to grow with you as they grow the business and their family.
Melissa Petro, OD, MPH
Dr. Melissa Petro is an optometric physician specializing in pediatrics, dry eyes, primary eye care, and general ocular disease, and is an InfantSEE provider. She attended Penn State University receiving a B.S. in Biobehavioral Health. She graduated from Nova Southeastern University in Davie, Florida with her Doctorate of Optometry and B.S. in Vision Science in 2018. Concurrently, she obtained a Master’s in Public Health from Nova Southeastern University.
In addition to working alongside her husband at Sunset Eye Care, Dr. Melissa Petro, or “Dr. Melissa” as the kids affectionately call her, works for the Lions World Vision Institute in Tampa, Florida. Through her work at the non-profit organization, she promotes children’s vision initiatives via local screening and mobile vision clinics in addition to national children’s vision health efforts as the Program Director for the Association for Pediatric Vision. Dr. Melissa Petro enjoys yoga, quilting, and traveling with her family. Drs. Petro spend most of their time exploring the Bay area with their toddler, Emmett, and of course the family dog, Wrigley. Drs. Petro are honored to grow with the patients of Sunset Eye Care as they grow their family, expecting Baby #2 this Fall.
January Moennig, OD PA
Dr. Moennig has over 23 years of experience in medical optometry. She attended the University of Wisconsin- Whitewater and graduated with a degree in mathematics and a minor in chemistry. While attending the UW-Whitewater she became very interested in the eyes and the diseases that affect the eyes.
Consequently she finished her prerequisites for medical optometry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and then was accepted into the Illinois College of Optometry. During her 4 years of medical college at the Illinois College of Optometry she did an internship at the Minneapolis Society for the Blind and the Great Lakes Naval Base in Des Plaines, Illinois. Upon graduation she applied for and was accepted into a year residency program in primary medical eye care at the Bay Pines VA Hospital. She has been in private practice since 1987.
Dr. January Moennig specializes in infection treatment and glaucoma treatment. Dr. Moennig and staff specialize in and welcome second opinions for any problems you were unable to resolve at another office.
Karrie is a well-rounded professional who has been in the optical field for over 30 years. Karrie has been working with billing and insurance for the last 20 years and has brought that knowledge and expertise to Sunset Eye Care to help streamline our insurance billing and help our patients with their eyeglass and contact lens selections.
Karrie is very people & patient oriented and friendly and believes that everyone should be happy with their glasses choice. She can help you pick out just the right frames for your face and help you make good choices for prescription sunglasses and contact lens.
Our Staff Devoted to YOUR Care
Dr. January Moennig and Staff invite you to present any problems you have had in the past or are currently having with your eye health, glasses, or contact lenses. Most opticals do not realize that seeing clearly is only part of the whole picture. Just as important is seeing comfortably with your glasses or contacts, void of any headaches, eye disease, or eye strain.