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.

Our Eyecare Specialties

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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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Featured Frames

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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

Q&A with Dr. Gentile

Dr. Christopher Gentile Answers Your Eye Care Questions

Q. Is wearing makeup or eye mascara harmful to my eyes?

A. If you wear make up safely it will not be harmful to your eyes. Some tips include properly removing all make up before bed, changing your eye make up products every 3 months and not sharing eye make up with others. These practices will minimize bacteria contamination and the risk of infection. It is also important not to use eye liner on the water lash line to minimize the risk of dry eye and infections. Learn more about cataracts

Meet Our Eye Doctors

What's Happening?

Does Smoking Affect Vision?

Eye Doctors Weigh In: How Smoking Can Harm Your Vision & Eye Health We all know that smoking is bad for you, especially the risks that it poses to your heart and lungs. What many people do not know is that cigarette smoke negatively affects your eyes and vision too. Smoking has been directly linked to an increase in the risks of both cataracts and macular degeneration, two leading causes of vision loss, and it is believed to be a factor...
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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