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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


Jerry Hardison, OD, FAAO

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
B.S. Biology, 1973

Pennsylvania College of Optometry
Doctor of Optometry (O.D.), 1978

Beta Sigma Kappa, 1976

Professional Associations:
Connecticut Association of Optometrists
Past President, 1992-1993, OD of the year, 1997
Diplomate, American Board of Optometry
American Optometric Association
Fellow, American Academy of Optometry

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:
Connecticut Association of Optometrists
American Optometric Association 


John Nedelcu, OD

Saint Leo University

B.S. Biology/Chemistry, 2009

Nova Southeastern College of OptometryDoctor of Optometry (O.D.), 2013


Professional Associations:

Connecticut Association of OptometristsBoard Director, 2015-Present

American Optometric Association

2018 CT Young Optometrist of the Year

Meet the Staff

Our Amazing Team is Ready To Help!


Optometric Technician


Billing Specialist


Patient Coordinator



Office Manager


Licensed Optician


Certified Paraoptometric Technician 

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Office Hours

(Hours will vary through mid April due to Coronavirus)

Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Fri: 7:45am - 12:30pm
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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