Meet The Team

Our company is not about us, but rather about you and how we can better serve The Villages and surrounding area’s, through the gift of eye sight. Hindsight Eye Care is a collective collaboration of amazing people, striving to build a delightful product that improves our communities way of life. What we do is our passion and our mission.

This is who we are!

-HindSight Eye Care-

Dr. James A Russell

Ladonna Olson LDO

Ibrahim Salman

Mohammad Salah



Board Certified Optometric Physician

Dr. James A. Russell is a Board Certified Optometric Physician. After graduating with honors, Dr. James A Russell settled into practice and has spent 9 years working with other professionals and consequently has gained diverse experiences especially in optometry.Dr. Russell grew up in Atlanta and attended the University of Georgia where he graduated Cum Laude in 2003 with a major in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. During his senior year he conducted extensive research on the properties of surface exotoxins of virulent bacteria such as E.Coli. Dr. Russell eventually switched his focus to the study of ocular sciences and went on to receive a Bachelor of Vision Science and Doctor of Optometry from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale. 


LaDonna Olson has been in the ambit of eye care for over 23 years. She has worked as an optician at several small optometrist practices and large multi MD ophthalmology groups. Through his versatile years of practice in two disciplines, he has gained ample professional experience working closely with the doctors.  LaDonna Olson was born in southern Indiana where she grew up as a farm girl. She is happily married to an occupational therapist. Her hobbies include crafting, sewing, interior design and spending quality time with her grand munchkins.  She also values spending her time with her clients and rendering outstanding hospitality and service.

Florida State Board Certified Licensed Dispensing Optician, LDO
American Board of Opticianry, ABOC
National Contact Lens Examiners, NCLEC
Fellow National Academy of Opticianry, FNAO


American Board of Opticianry, ABOC
National Contact Lens Examiners,NCLEC

Ibrahim Salman has been an optical practitioner for over 25 years. He started his career as a lens fabricator. He has also worked as a lab manager for large retail companies in the world including LensCrafters, Luxoticca, EyeMasters, ECCA, Sears Optical, and many others.  Ibrahim has also planned several private vision centers for Optometrists and independent Ophthalmologists.  Being a victim of low vision, double vision, aniseikonia from birth, he has possessed the requisite knowledge and been passionately helping his patients to happy recovery. He will be delighted to see you at HindSight Eyecare.


 Mario is an optical lab specialist at HindSight and specializes in lab surfacing and edging inclusive of tinting, frame adjustments, and final finishing. He bags over 25 years of experience working in large industrial labs and medical eye care facilities. He possesses the burning flare for service, at the age of 16 Mario started his career in New York City, where he was born and bred. He speaks English, Spanish and Italian.


American Board of Opticianry, ABOC 

Mohammed Saleh started his career as a lens manufacturer where he gained expertise due to the intricacies in calculations and final product outcome before working as a customer service and management staff for private optical in Canada as well as large franchise in Florida. He now possesses 15 Years of experience in private practice and retail chains and has been with Hindsight Eyecare since the Villages grand opening. He is always joyful to help you need at any time.

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