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.
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. 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!
Dr. Randy Schulman
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.
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.
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. Evan Tirado
Dr. Tirado is a graduate of the New England College of Optometry where he was honored with multiple awards and was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa national honor society. He also served on the executive council for the American Optometric Student Association where he worked on forwarding issues important to optometry students nationwide. Dr. Tirado has completed clinical rotations in primary care, and binocular vision and has trained in ocular disease at the prestigious Bascom Palmer Eye Hospital in Miami, Florida. Prior to attending optometry school he obtained his Bachelors Degree in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from Rutgers University and has an Associates in Ophthalmic Science.
Dr. Tirado cares for a wide range of patients and performs exams for ocular health, functional vision, contact lenses, vision therapy and pre/post -op care.
Dr. Caitlin Condron
Dr. Condron graduated magna cum laude from Villanova University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Comprehensive Science with a minor in Mathematics. She then went on to pursue optometry school at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee, where she actually rotated as an intern at EyeCare Associates.
Dr. Condron graduated magna cum laude with a Doctor of Optometry degree, and was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric National Honor Society. She has spent the last year practicing in Bristol, CT prior to joining the EyeCare Associates team. Dr. Condron performs comprehensive exams for patients of all ages, evaluates ocular health and treatment of ocular diseases, fits contact lenses, evaluates functional vision, and pre and post op care. Dr. Condron enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, running with her dog, and spending time outdoors.