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Stamford Office

Dr. Steven Shaby opened this office in 1981 and has been treating children and adults with learning-related vision problems, wandering and lazy eyes, vision issues related to concussion and traumatic brain injury. He has extensive experience in ocular disease and with contact lenses.

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 Norwalk office is great for patients from Norwalk, Westport, Stamford, Fairfield, Darien, and New Canaan. Come visit us at 1425 Bedford Street today. We’re on the second level!

  • Dr. Steven Shaby

    Dr. Shaby graduated from Queens College of the City University of New York with a BA in mathematics and Dr. Shaby ran the Bayside School of the Association for the Help of Retarded Children. He left AHRC to attend the State University of New York College of Optometry from which he graduated in 1976 with the degree of Doctor of Optometry. He then joined the faculty of SUNY College of Optometry where he served as an Assistant Clinical Professor until he retired from the institution after 37 years. His teaching assignments included primary care, special testing, and for most of his tenure, vision therapy and developmental vision. After receiving his degree he concomitantly took a position as an associate with Dr. Richard Kavner in New York City, a practice specializing in vision therapy. He also served as vision consultant for the Churchill School in New York City, a school serving learning disabled children, and a consultant for United Cerebral Palsy in New York City. In 1981 Dr. Shaby opened a private optometry practice in Stamford, CT, where he continues to practice, with focus on children and adults with learning-related vision problems, wandering and lazy eyes, vision issues related to concussion and traumatic brain injury. He has extensive experience in ocular disease and with contact lenses.

    He has achieved fellowship status in the American Academy of Optometry and in the College of Optometrists in Vision Development and maintains membership in the American Optometric Association and in the Connecticut Association of Optometry.

    In 2017 he joined Eyecare Associates.