About Our Practice
Avon Eye Care is pleased to offer a wide range of optometric services, eye care products including eyeglasses, specialty eyewear, frames, and contact lenses. Our staff is happy to help however we can. From your first contact with us to your appointment and your follow-up, we aim to make your eye care experience great. This is what drives us to provide you with the best care year after year! Our team of eye care professionals is experienced and friendly. We’re here to help all patients understand their benefits, schedule appointments, and fulfill their eye doctor’s orders. Our optician can give you guidance in picking out your perfect pair of eyewear, and our friendly office staff is knowledgeable about billing and benefits coverage.
Dr. Harneet McDermott
Dr. McDermott received her bachelor degree at the University of California–San Diego in Physiology and Neuroscience and went on to receive her doctorate from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. Her education and training enable her to practice advanced optometric care. She is an active member of the Connecticut Association of Optometrist and American Optometric Association.
Dr. McDermott has extensive training and experience in the management and treatment of ocular disease such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, cataracts as well as primary care optometry including contact lens fittings.
Outside of serving her patients, Dr. McDermott enjoys spending time with her husband Derek, who is a Connecticut native having grown up in Ellington. She is also an avid sports enthusiast and does crossfit regularly.
Angela joined Avon Eye Care in 2009. She is the practice administrator and in charge of insurance and billing. She is also prepared to help with scheduling and orders. She comes from a family of medical office professionals, including a father who is an optician. On her days off, she loves to bargain shop and spend time with family especially her nephew and niece.
Janice joined Avon Eye Care in 2016. She is a Certified Medical Assistant of Sawyer Medical/Business School in CT. She has experience working in the Optometric/Ophthalmic field for the past 4 years, where she was cross trained in all aspects of the office. She is now a Certified Optometric Assistant and plans on furthering her career in the eye field. In her free time Janice likes to spend time with her 2 daughters, family and friends.
Minh joined Avon Eye Care in 2014. She is a graduate of Porter & Chester Institute in Waterbury, CT where she received medical assistant training and continued on to become nationally certified. She is experienced in all aspects of the office, but specializes in the optical. She currently resides in Torrington with her husband and will be continuing her education by pursuing an associate’s degree in Business Office Management specializing in Medical Offices and then her bachelors in Health Information Management. In her free time she likes to spend time with her husband, friends and family.
Tammy joined Avon Eye Care in 2016. Tammy brings a great deal of office experience to our team. She is the welcoming face you will meet when you first arrive at our practice. She is dedicated to providing a quality experience to each and every patient. In her free time, Tammy enjoys spending time with family and friends. She is also an avid sports fan with a particular love for football and baseball.