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At Ducklo EyeCare, our commitment is to provide you with quality eye care. We strive to meet the highest standards of quality and service so that you and your family can enjoy your daily life with the clearest of vision.


In order to provide the very best in eye health care, we offer the latest in technologically advanced instrumentation with trained and experienced staff that are knowledgeable in the use of these tools. One of those instruments that our patients love the most is the Optomap. The Optomap enables Drs. Ducklo and Nash to see nearly the entire retina. Furthermore, it eliminates the discomfort and inconvenience associated with dilation. As a result, you will not experience blurred vision or sensitivity to light following your eye exam. It is important to note however, that should any abnormalities be detected or if we cannot obtain an acceptable image, dilation may be necessary.

  • Comprehensive Eyecare
  • Detection and treatment of eye injuries and diseases
  • Glaucoma detection and treatment
  • Diabetic eye treatment
  • Dry Eye treatment
  • Cataract and refractive surgery consultation and co-management
  • Corneal Refractive Therapy (CRT)
  • Rigid gas-permeable contacts
  • Contact lenses FDA approved for 30 days of continuous wear
  • Sport contact lenses
  • Safety glasses

Optical Dispensary

We offer an optical dispensary with an on-site lab where Tom Pippin who has 41 years of experience will craft your lenses in our facility to assure quality. We also offer a wide selection of eyewear options, unique and retro fashions, distinctive plastic frames, magnetic clip-on sunwear, flexible titanium frames, as well as rimless frames.

Some of the frame lines we carry include:

  • bebe
  • Columbia
  • Flexon by Marchon
  • Giorgio Armani
  • Hummer
  • Jones of New York
  • Kate Spade
  • Laura Ashley
  • Liz Claiborne
  • Nicole Miller
  • O.G.I.
  • Revolution
  • Safilo
  • Tommy Hilfiger
  • Vera Bradley
  • Vera Wang

Insurance Plans

  • Adventist Risk Management
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Medicare
  • TennCare
  • United Health Care- Dr. Ducklo only
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)
  • Vision Care Plan (VCP)

Types of Payments Accepted

  • Cash
  • Personal checks
  • ATM
  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • American Express
  • Discover

Dr. Tommy J. Ducklo

Dr. Ducklo is a graduate of Father Ryan High school, and received his BS from Middle TN Sate University. After a brief stint as a high school teacher, he received his Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in 1978. That year he bought the practice of Dr. Charles Whittaker and his daughter Dr. Margaret Whittaker. 25 years later, he moved the practice to its third location at the corner of 22nd Ave and Elliston Place.

Dr. Ducklo served for 10 years as a member of the regulatory board of the TN State Board of Optometry. He is currently a member of the American Optometric Association, the TN Optometric Association, and Middle TN Optometric Association. He enjoys working with families, and his patients range from age 6 months to 92. He takes a special interest in difficult to fit contact lens patients.

Married to Nashville native Beth Karr Ducklo, they have two children, TJ, 17 and Kayla 14. His interests include running, exercise and sports in general.

Dr. Nicole Lemoncelli

Dr. LemoncelliA native of Peckville, Pennsylvania, Dr. Nicole Lemoncelli graduated from the University of Scranton with a B.S. degree in Biology and from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Philadelphia, with a B.S. degree in Visual Science. After graduating with a Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, she completed her residency at the Louis Stokes Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Lemoncelli received certification in the Therapeutic Management of Ocular Disease in 2003. Upon completing her residency at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Cleveland, Dr. Lemoncelli served as a full-time staff optometrist at the Medical Centerís outpatient clinic in Canton, Ohio, for two years. In July 2006, she moved to Atlanta, Georgia, where she eventually joined the Smyrna Eye Group, a private practice, providing comprehensive eye care to a large Hispanic and pediatric population. Dr. Lemoncelli has particular experience in providing optometric care to geriatric patients with ocular diseases as well as post-operative LASIK patients.

2114 Elliston Place
Nashville, TN 37203

The office is located on the
corner of 22nd ave. North
and Elliston Place right
across the street from The
Elliston Place Soda Shop.

Office : 615-329-0000
Fax : 615-327-2431

Mon - Tue 9:15 am - 6 pm
Wed - Fri 7:15 am - 4 pm

No special hours or
appointments. In case of
emergency page the doctor.
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