DR. INNA LAZAR
Dr. Lazar obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology with a minor in Biology from the University of Pittsburgh and her Doctor of Optometry Degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry now known as Salus University.
Dr. Lazar’s clinical training includes diagnosis and management of ocular diseases, specialty contact lens fittings, pediatric and geriatric eye exams as well as comprehensive primary eye care.
She received her training at numerous hospitals throughout the United States including The Eye Institute in Philadelphia, the Einstein Hospital in Philadelphia, Ophthalmic Consultants of Connecticut in Fairfiled and Kay, Tabas & Niknam Ophthalmology Associates in Philadelphia.
She is a member of the American Optometric Association, American Academy of Optometry as well as Connecticut Optometric Association. Dr. Lazar is also able to perform a comprehensive eye exam in multiple languages including Ukrainian and Russian.
Dr. Lazar especially enjoys working with children and has participated in the volunteer Head Start program, providing initial screenings and eye exams to the children in Philadelphia.
During her free time, Dr. Lazar enjoys traveling with her husband and spending time with her family and friends. She is a true food enthusiast and loves to try and cook different cuisines. To stay active she plays tennis and was on a college tennis team.
Dr. Daphne Ambrose
Dr. Ambrose received her Bachelor’s of Science in Optometry at the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland. She started her career in the UK working in primary care optometry in Edinburgh and Newcastle-upon-Tyne before returning to obtain her Doctor of Optometry from the New England College of Optometry in Boston.
Dr. Ambrose trained extensively in the community health center network in Boston, including Fenway Health and South Boston Community Health Center. She also trained in the Veteran’s Affairs Hospital in Lowell, MA, and gained experience working alongside ophthalmology at Eye Centers of South Florida in Miami.
She has volunteered providing eye care services for the homeless population in London. She also joined Vision Aid Overseas as a volunteer to travel to Sierra Leone and provided vision screenings for children and eye exams for those in need.
She is a current member of the American Optometric Association as well as the Connecticut Optometric Association. She speaks English and basic conversational Tamil.
In her free time, Dr. Ambrose enjoys painting, traveling, hiking, and practicing yoga.
Amanda was born and raised in New Canaan, and grew up playing soccer, lacrosse, snowboarding, and riding horses competitively. She graduated in 2020 from the University of Vermont, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a Crime and Criminal Justice concentration. After graduating in the beginning of the Covid-19 Pandemic, she had a strong desire to help in the healthcare field.
Amanda is an avid coffee lover, and loves playing with her three dogs, cooking and spending time with her friends. Amanda is a dual-citizen in the United States and Italy, and loves to travel when she has the opportunity.