Dr. Luiza Gheorghe-Youssefi, Board Certified Optometrist
Dr Luiza Gheorghe-Youssefi received her Bachelor’s degree from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada where she then transferred to Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, IL. As a contact lens specialist, Dr. Youssefi is experienced in fitting soft lenses, rigid gas permeable, and scleral lenses for patients with post-surgical, keratoconic, bifocal and/or otherwise difficult-to-fit prescriptions.
In addition, Dr. Youssefi fits prosthetic or cosmetic contact lenses for disfigured eyes. Her other areas of professional interest are primary eye care and post-op management for patients undergoing cataract removal, glaucoma management, corneal transplants, cross linking, intacts, and refractive surgery such as Lasik and PRK.
As a member of the Connecticut Association of Optometrists, the American Optometric Association, and The Contact Lens Society, Dr Youssefi is active within the optometric community. She is very passionate about caring for her patients and is dedicated to her professional career.
Dr. Lauren Plass, Optometrist
Dr. Lauren Plass received her Bachelors of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry from Missouri State. While completing her undergraduate degree, she worked as an optician for Sears Optical, which further solidified her decision to pursue a career in Optometry. Dr. Plass then moved across the country to Ft. Lauderdale and attended NOVA Southeastern for her Doctor of Optometry degree. After graduation, she decided to move back to the Northeast, where she is originally from, to complete a residency in ocular disease at the VA Hospital in Newington, CT. Currently, Dr. Plass works part time at Meriden Eye Care, so she can spend more time at home with her two young kids. Dr. Plass performs comprehensive eye examinations, contact lens fittings, assesses for binocular vision conditions, does post-op visits for refractive and cataract surgeries, and also treats and manages ocular disease. Aside from Optometry, Dr. Plass enjoys bicycling, pickleball, golf, skiing, and reading.
Jeannys, Optometric Technician
Jordan, Optometric Technician
Melissa, Optometric Technician
Sharon, TCD Technician
Steve, Specialty Contact Lenses
Jessica, Billing & Specialty Patient Coordinator
At Meriden Eye Care, our staff is friendly and professional. Our commitment is to provide exceptional customer service to all of our Meriden patients. We take pride in our personalized care and strive to spend the necessary time with each patient to ensure a comfortable experience.
Our Meriden optometry professionals are passionate about providing high-quality care to our family of patients. We focus on providing comprehensive eye exams, a large selection of fashionable eyewear, and the best possible vision care. Come in today to meet our Meriden staff and make an appointment.