About Us

Our Doctors

Edward Scarbrough, O.D.

Edward Scarbrough, O.D.

Dr. "Ed" has been practicing in Traverse City for 20 years. He is a native of Benzie County and now lives with his family near Maple City. He enjoys golfing, cycling and hunting.

Dr. Scarbrough graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. He has an interest in children’s vision, medical management of eye diseases like glaucoma and dry eye syndrome, and also fits all types of contact lenses.

Ed married his high school sweetheart, Sandy, and they have raised four children; Josh, Rachel, Adam, and Sarah. He and his wife are currently adjusting their lifestyles as they are now "empty nesters."

Our Staff


Gary Wertz, Optician

Gary has been an Optician since 1972 and has been working at Scarbrough Family Eyecare for 18 years. He is available to our patients to help them with frame selection, repairs and ordering new glasses. He is originally from Wisconsin and is an avid Green Bay Packer fan (Cheesehead). Gary has lived in Traverse City for 40 years and enjoys many of the beautiful golf courses in the area. He is married to Gail and together they enjoy their pet cats.