Welcome to Sachem Eye Care

We are a full service practice with experienced optometrists in Lake Ronkonkoma that perform general eye exams, contact lens exams and low vision exams as well as diagnosing and treating common eye infections and diseases like conjunctivitis and glaucoma. We are proud to offer comprehensive eye care by using state of the art equipment. We take your eye care very seriously and would be delighted to have you as a patient.

Our eye doctors, Dr. Christopher Gentile, Dr. Michael Ditkowsky, Dr. Laura Buccellato, Dr. Valerie Giangrande, and Dr. Michele Espinosa are known for their patience and detail-oriented approach in dealing with all patients. Our friendly staff works hard to make all patients feel comfortable.

Our opticians, Paul Stone and Richard Jankowitz, specialize in “Life Style” dispensing and take great pride in helping choose the perfect frames for each patient as well as fabricating your complete set of eyeglasses.

To make healthcare more convenient for our patients, we also have an Audiologist on staff that performs free hearing screenings and fits hearing aids.

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Our Eyecare Specialties

Designer Frames

Our staff will help you find the best fit for your specific needs and explain how different lenses and frames will impact your vision.

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Eye Emergency Care

We treat variety of eye emergencies, including foreign object removal, conjunctivitis, eye infection and more.

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Comprehensive Eye Exams

Learn about eye exams, what’s involved in a comprehensive exam, and special considerations for kids and contacts.

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Vision Therapy for Children

At our Ronkonkoma office we specialize in Vision Therapy for children. Vision therapy treats vision problems that are not caused by refractive errors, such as lazy eye, focusing problems, and visual perception problems. Without treatment, these vision problems can effect learning. Our highly trained staff will create an effective treatment plan, so your children will have the vision they need to learn and play. Read more about Vision Therapy

Meet Our Eye Doctors

Q&A with Dr. Gentile

Dr. Christopher Gentile Answers Your Eye Care Questions

Can kids wear contact lenses?

Yes! Once a child is mature enough to learn how to insert and remove contact lenses as well as take care of them they can wear contact lenses. The best option for children is daily disposable contact lenses . Kids greatly benefit from contact lenses especially when playing sports and extracurricular activities. They also help with a child’s self esteem and confidence. Read More Here to learn more about children’s eye exams.

What's Happening?

Understanding Eye Color

Eye color is a hereditary trait that depends on the genes of both parents, as well as a little bit of mystery. The color of the eye is based on the pigments in the iris, which is a colored ring of muscle located at the center of the eye (around the pupil) that helps to control the amount of light that comes into your eye. Eye color falls on a spectrum of color that can range from dark brown, to...
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Our Clients Say it Best!

Looking for an Optometrist in Ronkonkoma Area?

If you are looking for an optometrist or optician in Ronkonkoma, Lake Grove, Patchogue, Centereach, Selden, Holbrook, or the surrounding areas, offering quality care with a personal touch, contact us to schedule an appointment today. We look forward to the opportunity of serving your family’s eye care needs.

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Our Locations

Sachem Eye Care of Ronkonkoma

388 Hawkins Ave, Ste 2
Lake Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
  • 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Closed

We Accept:

  • visa
  • mastercard
  • americanexpress
  • discover
  • carecredit

Find Us in Ronkonkoma

Sachem Eye Care of Patchogue

38 Oak St, Ste 2
Patchogue, NY 11772
  • 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Closed
  • 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Closed

We Accept:

  • visa
  • mastercard
  • americanexpress
  • discover
  • carecredit

Find Us in Patchogue