My name is Javier Nahmias. I was born in Chile and grew up in sunny South Florida. I chose Ophthalmology because sight is so important to having a good quality of life and I wish to do my part in promoting good ocular health. My hobbies include cooking, traveling, and watching sports. I enjoy distance running which I picked up during college. I have completed two full marathons to date including my first with Team in Training which raises money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. I look forward to hiking the trails of North Carolina and experiencing a full cycle of “seasons”.