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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make K & K Eye Center the leading provider of vision care products and services in Englewood.


Dr. EugenidesJames Eugenides, O.D.

Dr. James Eugenides was born in Chicago, Illinois and grew up in Northwest Indiana. Upon completing his graduate studies at Indiana University, he spent two years at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute with the University of Miami School of Medicine. His focus during that time was in glaucoma and complex retina conditions. Dr. Eugenides has been practicing in Charlotte County since 1989. In 2011 he purchased the 28-year-old practice of Drs. Christopher and Helen King in Englewood and renamed it K & K Eye Center.


Dr. WendellWendy Wendel, O.D.

Dr. Wendy Wendel is a residency trained and board certified optometric physician. She provides a wide range of primary eye care which includes all of the following: management and treatment of glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, cataracts and other eye diseases. She also fits specialty contact lenses and performs pediatric eye exams.

A graduate of University of South Florida in Tampa Florida with a Bachelors of Arts and Sciences, Dr. Wendel went on to earn her Doctor of Optometry Degree at Nova Southeastern University. She also completed a residency in Primary Care with emphasis in Ocular Disease at Nova Southeastern University.

Dr. Wendel is a member of the Englewood Chamber of Commerce, American Optometric Association, Florida Optometric Association and the Manasota Optometric Society. During her time away from the office, she enjoys biking, traveling, cooking and spending time with her husband, Robert, her 3 daughters, her miniature dachshunds, Molly and Mia, and with her family and friends, too.