Offices of:
Lauren Colite, OD
John Nedelcu, OD

Since opening our doors to patients back in 2000, West End Eye Care has been a leading Eye Care Center for patients in the Hartford area. We offer state-of-the-art equipment, a full optical with modern designer frames and advanced contact lens fitting. We care about the satisfaction of our patients and guarantee top of the line medical services to get you back to full visual health. Visit us today and see how we can help you or your loved ones see better.

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Our Services

Industry-Leading Eye Care

General Eye Exam

Thorough One-On-One Eye Care

Contact Lense Exams

Quality Soft, Hard and Specialty Lenses

Eye Glasses Fitting

See the Difference Through our Designer Frames and Value Lines


Eye Care for Children
3 Years & Up

Emergency Eye Care

Pink Eye, Scratched Cornea, Trauma, Styes & More

Eye Disease Treatment

Dry Eye, Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Eye Disease & More

Surgical Co-Management

LASIK, PRK, Cataracts

Low Vision Exams

Quality Care and Devices For Advanced Eye Disease

Call and schedule an appointment with a member of our medical staff today and see what they can do for you!


Participating Insurances

*We do not participate in all Eyemed plans*


Meet the Doctors

Our Team of Qualified Health Care Providers


Lauren Colite, OD

University of Connecticut
B.S. Biological Sciences, 2007

New England College of Optometry
Doctor of Optometry (O.D.), 2009
Beta Sigma Kappa, 2006-2009

Professional Associations:
Member of Connecticut Association of Optometrists
Member of American Optometric Association 


John Nedelcu, OD

Saint Leo University

B.S. Biology/Chemistry, 2009

Nova Southeastern College of Optometry

Doctor of Optometry (O.D.), 2013

Professional Associations:

Vice President of Connecticut Association of Optometrists

Member of American Optometric Association

Connecticut Association of Optometrists - Young Optometrist of the Year - 2018

Meet the Staff

Our Amazing Team is Ready To Help!


Optometric Technician


Billing Specialist


Patient Coordinator


Optical Assistant



Office Manager


Certified Paraoptometric Technician 



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Office Hours

Mon: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Tue: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Wed: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Thu: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Fri: 8:30am - 2:00pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed


Contact Us & Make an Appointment

553 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT 06105, USA

T: (860) 236-5831

F: (860) 236-2966

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