Our optometrist takes 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 doctor:
Dr. Nathan Corbell is one of only two Neuro Optometrist in the state of Maine. He was born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas where he attended Catholic High School for Boys. In 1990, he graduated Magna Cum Laude from Centenary College of Louisiana with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. In 1999, he received a Ph. D. focusing on molecular genetics of bacteria from the department of Botany and Plant Pathology at Oregon State University. He has authored and co-authored several journal articles regarding bacterial antibiotic synthesis. He decided to pursue a new career and graduated in 2001 from New England College of Optometry in Boston, Massachusetts where he received clinical honors for his patient care. Dr. Corbell is a member of the American and Maine Optometric Associations.
Dr. Corbell, Neuro Optometrist, is an active member of the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitative Association (NORA). Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation is an individualized treatment regimen for patients with visual deficits as a direct result of traumatic brain injury including concussions and other neurological issues. Dr. Corbell provides treatment for patients with visual field loss, double vision, visual balance disorders, visual midline shift syndrome, post trauma vision syndrome, and reading disorders.
Prior to founding Seacoast Vision Care, he worked at Family Eye Care in Saco, Maine. Dr. Corbell was the first Optometrist hired by Eastern Maine Medical Center (EMMC) in Bangor, Maine. Before moving to Maine, he owned a successful practice in Albany, Oregon.
Dr. Corbell, his wife Ruth, and their son reside in Cape Elizabeth. When not at work, he enjoys taking long walks on the beach with his family, scuba diving in Bonaire, making pottery, and working with glass. In his leisure time, he enjoys sitting on his deck with friends and family gazing across the shipping channel of the Atlantic Ocean.
Nathan Corbell PHD, OD, PC
Dr. Meaghan Cortez is a native of southeastern Massachusetts and has recently relocated to the beautiful state of Maine.
She graduated from Providence College Liberal Arts Honors Program in 2011 with a BA in Biology/Pre-Optometry. Dr. Cortez attended the New England College of Optometry and received her degree in 2014. While at NECO she rotated through many clinics, including community health centers, private practices, and hospitals in and around the Boston area.
After graduation, Dr. Cortez went on to complete a residency in Ocular Disease at the Boston Veterans Health Administration. While at the VA she rotated through several specialty externships, including glaucoma, retina, and cornea service at the VA, retina at Beth Israel, and post-operative care with Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston. During her residency, she was also a clinical tutor to current NECO students.
In more recent years she has worked within private practice settings, as well as in a refractive surgery clinic. Dr. Cortez specializes in primary eye care provider for patients of all ages. In addition to meeting the refractive needs of patients through glasses or contact lenses, she is also highly trained in the diagnosis and care of many eye diseases. Some of these include cataracts, retinal disease, glaucoma, and diabetes. She also has experience in responding to ocular emergencies, pre- and post-op surgical care, and co-managing more advanced eye care needs with specialists or primary care.
Dr. Cortez is committed to addressing all of her patients needs and concerns. She works hard to provide the thorough and compassionate eye care that all patients deserve. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, spending time with family, caring for her pet chickens, sailing, and sewing.