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Southport Office

EyeCare Associates has been providing high-quality vision care to our patients in the Fairfield community for over 45 years. Our location on the Post Road in Southport allows convenient access for patients from across all of Fairfield County and lower Connecticut.

Picture of Southport location exterior.EyeCare Associates is a perfect melding of multiple optometric practices. Drs. Carl Gruning and Lee Mellinger established the practice in Fairfield over 45 years ago. Dr. Randy Schulman has been in practice in Norwalk and Trumbull for 25 years, and Dr. Stephen Carr has been practicing in Trumbull for over 20 years. With their combined expertise, Drs. Schulman and Carr formed EyeCare Associates, PC, along with Dr. Narvan Bennett and Dr. Brian Rodrigues. Together, we focus on providing exceptional vision care in the areas of contact lenses, ocular disease, and behavioral and integrative care for patients of all ages.

Our goal is to ensure that patients gain a thorough understanding of how to maintain healthy eyes and vision, while being treated with the utmost care. We perform routine eye exams and advanced testing, diagnose functional vision problems, prescribe eyeglasses, fit contact lenses, and offer vision therapy. We encourage regular vision examinations, and look forward to providing our patients with long-term care! Our Southport location is very convenient for patients in Fairfield, Westport, Weston, Easton, Norwalk, and Bridgeport. Come visit us today at 2600 Post Road East. We’re right next to the train tracks!

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    Dr. Randy Schulman

    Behavioral Optometrist
    Dr. Schulman has been practicing for nearly 25 years in Fairfield County. She specializes in vision therapy, pediatrics, learning disabilities and preventative, integrative and alternative vision care for all ages.

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    Dr. Stephen Carr

    Primary Care Optometrist
    Dr. Carr has been practicing in Trumbull for over 20 years. He specializes in difficult to fit contact lenses, orthokeratology and lasik co-management, while providing comprehensive eye care for adults.

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    Dr. Narvan Bennett

    Behavioral Optometrist, Primary Care Optometrist
    Dr. Bennett joined the EyeCare Associates team in 2013 following her graduation from the SUNY College of Optometry. She focuses on administering ocular health and functional eye exams, contact lenses, performing perceptual exams and providing vision therapy to patients of all ages.

  • Dr. Omar Munshi

    Behavioral Optometrist, Primary Care Optometrist
    Dr. Munshi received his Doctorate of Optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry with Advanced Studies in Binocular and Pediatric Vision. A native of Connecticut, he received his Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Cell Biology from Fairfield University. Dr. Munshi decided to pursue a career in optometry after working as a vision therapist for EyeCare Associates for nearly two years prior to obtaining his Doctorate degree. He has had extensive training in vision therapy for patients of all ages who present with a wide range of ocular and neuro-visual rehabilitation needs. Dr. Munshi has completed clinical rotations focusing on primary eye care, binocular vision, and ocular disease. In addition, he has training in pre- and post-operative care enabling him to provide comprehensive eye care to all patients.

  • Dr. Tanya Ayzikovich

    Behavioral Optometrist, Primary Care Optometrist
    Dr. Ayzikovich graduated magna cum laude from Boston University where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biological Anthropolology. She then worked for three years as a Clinical Research Coordinator at Weill Cornell Medical College. She graduated with her Doctorate in Optometry degree from the State University of New York College of Optometry in May 2017. Dr. Ayzikovich is serving as the 2017-2018 Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation Resident at EyeCare Associates.

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