Dr. Tencza graduated from Worthington High School and attended The Ohio State University. He received his doctorate from Illinois College of Optometry. After graduating from optometry school, Dr. Tencza was in private practice in Washington Court House until opening his current office in downtown Gahanna.
Dr. Tencza is a member of the Gahanna Rotary Club and lives in Blacklick with is wife Becky, who manages the business aspects of the practice. They have two daughters, Amanda and Gwendolyn.
When he's not at his office Dr. Tencza enjoys golf and restoring british sports cars.
Dr. Smallwood is a graduate of Gahanna Lincoln High School, Vanderbilt University and The Ohio State University College of Optometry. He enjoyed varsity hockey and lacrosse while at Gahanna Lincoln and studied neuroscience and Spanish at Vanderbilt University. While spending a year abroad in Nicaragua working for the Manna Project International, a non-profit organization focusing on community development, Dr. Smallwood worked in the clinics, including the national ophthalmology hospital. He also taught classes in the public school system.
Dr. Smallwood enjoys managing dry eye issues, challenging contact lens cases, and pediatric eye exams. When not practicing optometry, Dr. Smallwood enjoys surfing, mountain biking, and rock climbing. Spending time with his wonderful fiance Amanda, cooking, and traveling round out his busy life.