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Our Eye Doctors

Eye care professionals specialize in understanding how the human eye really works, as well as diseases and conditions that affect your vision—many of which do not always have obvious symptoms. Eye doctors know how age and risk factors affect vision over time for young and old, and they understand the benefits and features of corrective lenses, both as eyeglass lenses and contact lenses.

Our optometrists take the time to explain the results of your eye exam, describe your options and listen to your eye care needs. Because maintaining good eye health is an ongoing partnership, we encourage you to ask questions and share your health information, which could be vital to monitoring, diagnosing and treating potential vision problems.

Meet our doctors:


Christopher Gentile,O.D.

Doctor Gentile is a graduate of SUNY College of Optometry and is licensed to practice the full scope of Optometry. He started practicing in Freeport in 1987 and has been treating the people of the community ever since.  He also has a special interest in specialty contact lenses and treating...

Valerie A. Giangrande,O.D.

Doctor Valerie Giangrande joined our practice in 2002. She is a graduate of SUNY College of Optometry and completed a residency at St. Albans VA Hospital. She also practices full scope Optometry from diagnosing and treating common eye diseases to prescribing glasses and contact lenses. She is an active member...

Michele Espinosa, OD

Dr. Michele Espinosa received her Bachelor of Science degree from Fairfield University and her Doctor of Optometry degree from the State University College of Optometry. She joined our practice in 2015 and practices full scope optometry, from diagnosing and management of ocular disease to prescribing glasses and fitting contact lenses....

Laura Buccellato, O.D.

Doctor Buccellato joined our practice in 2008. She is a class of 2000 graduate of SUNY College of Optometry. She practices full scope Optometry, from diagnosing and treating common eye diseases to prescribing glasses and fitting contact lenses. Dr. Buccellato is an active member of the Suffolk County Optometric Society...