Alex is our Optometric Technician. She will perform Visual Field Testing on our patients. She is also trained on our MiBoFlo treatment for patients with chronic dry eye. Alex will also check patients in and out, answer any of your insurance questions, and schedule your next appointment!
Marilee is our newest member of the group! She is the first smiling face you see when you come into our office. Marilee will help you with any insurance questions, check you in and out, and assist you with booking your appointments! Marilee is also trained on our MiBoFlo treatment for patients with chronic dry eye. She will also perform Visual Field testing on our patients.
Brittany is our Optician Apprentice. She works closely with Dr. Perryman to ensure that your new eyeglass lenses are accurate and the best quality possible. She can make adjustments to your frames, make in-office frame repairs, and can help educate you about the types of lenses that will fit your lifestyle and hobbies.
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Dr. Lauren LaPaglia, O.D. grew up in Wallingford, Connecticut and received her bachelor's degree in zoology from Connecticut College. She attended The New England College of Optometry in Boston and graduated with honors, as a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society. She was awarded the 2005 New England College of Optometry Award for overall clinical excellence.
Dr. LaPaglia completed a year-long residency in primary care and ocular disease at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Newington, Connecticut. During this time, she published cases on diabetes and double vision at the American Academy of Optometry. Additionally, she completed internships at the Dorchester House Community Health Center eye clinic, the Hanscom Air Force Base optometry clinic, and a pediatric/vision therapy practice in Southport, Connecticut.
With such a diverse background in optometry, Dr. LaPaglia loves primary care. She enjoys examining all members of the family and fitting contact lenses. She believes in the importance of full comprehensive exams on all children before starting school and strives to ensure their entire visual system is ready for learning. Dr. LaPaglia also has a special interest in nutrition as a way to prevent eye disease and treat dry eye.
Dr. LaPaglia is a member of the Massachusetts Society of Optometry and the American Optometric Association. She participated in OneSight missions to Ecuador and Paraguay to bring vision clinics to areas without adequate access to eyecare. Dr. LaPaglia has practiced in Leominster for nine years and is excited to now provide care to the communities around which she lives. She resides in Ashland with her husband, Scott, daughter, Alivia, and son, Noah. She is active in the MOMS Club of Ashland and enjoys Italian cooking and travel with family.
Dr. Steven Perryman, O.D. graduated from the New England College of Optometry, located in Boston, in 1998. He is a member of the American Optometric Society, the Massachusetts Society of Optometry, and many other professional organizations.
Dr. Perryman is a Therapeutic Certified Optometrist, meaning that he can prescribe medications for eye infections and other ocular disorders and diseases.
Dr. Perryman is a firm believer that communication is a major key to problem solving. He always listens thoroughly to your concerns and will recommend only what is best for you. With the help of the Lions Club, Dr. Perryman has traveled out of the country numerous times, donating his time and skills to underdeveloped countries.
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Sarah is our Optical Consultant. She will assist you after you see the Doctor and find the right frame for you. She will go over all the coatings and material options for your frames. She will use the Zeiss iTerminal2 to customize your progressive lenses to ensure accurate measurements. Sarah will also help out at the front desk, answer any insurance questions you may have, and book your next appointment!
Brittany, Sarah, Dr. Perryman, & Alex
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