OUR OPTOMETRIC TEAM
Meet our optometric team in Trumbull, Connecticut. We offer a full range of eye health services to clients of all ages - all with personalized attention and a smile. In our eye care office, every patient is treated warmly. Individualized attention is the foundation of our care, to ensure that your eyes remain healthy. We're dedicated to optimizing your vision!
Dr. Schulman graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. She graduated with her Doctorate in Optometry and Masters in Vision Science degrees from the State University of New York, College of Optometry. Dr. Schulman received her Fellowship in the College of Optometrists for Vision Development and is an Associate member of the Optometric Extension Program. She also is an Adjunct Professor at the State University of New York College of Optometry.
Dr. Schulman has lectured extensively on behavioral optometry topics such as vision in the classroom, vision and aging, and visual difficulties in the developmentally delayed. In addition, she has lectured and published on vision and autism. Dr. Schulman specializes in behavioral optometry, vision therapy, pediatrics, learning disabilities, and preventative, integrative, and alternative vision care for all ages. Dr. Schulman enjoys reading, taking yoga and Zumba classes, and spending time with her children, Jordan, Jared, and Jessie.
Dr. Carr studied Molecular Biology at UC Santa Barbara. He obtained a BS in Physiological Optics and Doctorate of Optometry from the Southern California College of Optometry.
He has practiced in Manhattan Beach and Inglewood, CA. After moving to the east coast, Dr. Carr worked at a practice in Montrose, NY and Lenscrafters in Danbury and Trumbull, CT.
Dr. Carr specializes in difficult to fit contact lenses including hybrid lenses and PROKERA, orthokeratology and lasik co-management, while providing comprehensive eye care and disease management for adults.
Dr. Bennett graduated magna cum laude from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. After entering the field of optometry as a vision therapist and optician, she continued her education at SUNY College of Optometry, where she graduated with her Doctorate in Optometry in 2013. Dr. Bennett’s clinical experience has focused on behavioral optometry, vision therapy, traumatic brain injuries, and included extensive training in ocular health. Her recent education and clinical training has enabled Dr. Bennett to incorporate the most current research into her diagnostic and treatment plans.
Dr. Bennett joined the EyeCare Associates team in 2013. She administers ocular health and functional vision evaluations to patients of all ages, including those with a history of headaches, double vision and academic difficulties. In addition, she fits contact lenses, performs visual perceptual evaluations, and provides vision therapy to children and adults.
Dr. Bennett lives with her husband, Mike, and their daughter, Ava, in Shelton. They enjoy going on hikes and traveling together.
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 studied 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. 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 a Doctor of Optometry degree. After receiving his degree, he 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.
Dr. Shaby has achieved fellowship status in the American Academy of Optometry and in the College of Optometrists in Vision Development. He maintains membership in the American Optometric Association and in the Connecticut Association of Optometry.
In 2017 he joined EyeCare Associates.
Dr. Grygier (“rhymes with Tiger”) graduated summa cum laude from Clemson University with degrees in Psychology and Spanish. He spent several years serving the vision community as both an optician and practice manager before enrolling at the State University of New York College of Optometry. There, he began the process of specializing in rehabilitative and binocular vision, as well as advanced contact lenses. In addition to receiving academic honors at SUNY, Dr. Grygier served as President of his Class, President of the SUNY Connecticut Association of Optometrists, Research Coordinator for an NIH-funded Amblyopia study, and Treasurer for Student Optometric Volunteer Services to Humanity (SVOSH). Through SVOSH he led fellow SUNY optometrists on a mission to help treat the eyes of 1500 community members in Zihuatanejo, Mexico! He is an avid traveler and passionate, but haphazard tennis player. He loves spending time with his Westie dog, Cameron, and twenty-two-year-old cat, Misty.
Dr. Condron graduated magna cum laude from Villanova University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Comprehensive Science and a minor in Mathematics. She then went on to pursue optometry school at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee, where she also 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 spent the previous year practicing in Bristol, CT, before 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 provides pre- and post-op care. Dr. Condron enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, running with her dog, and spending time outdoors.
Dr. Singh graduated magna cum laude from Stony Brook University with a BA in Sociology. She then went on to earn her Doctorate of Optometry from SUNY College of Optometry. Dr. Singh also completed a residency program in Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation at SUNY College of Optometry where she focused on treating patients with eye teaming problems and eye turns, as well as patients with traumatic brain injuries. In her spare time, she enjoys running and yoga.
What our Eye Doctors Have to Say...
At our Trumbull, Southport, Norwalk and Stamford eye care clinics, we handle everything from adult and children’s eye exams and hard-to-fit contact lenses, to eye emergencies, treatment of eye diseases and co-management of eye surgery such as LASIK.
Expert eye care solutions should be convenient and easy, and we excel in serving all your vision needs while maximizing the convenience. We are devoted to helping you maximize your vision, so you can enjoy the highest quality of life!