Part of the Vision Care Network, Vision Care Barrington features up-to-the-minute fashion from eyewear companies such as Maui Jim, Gucci, Vera Wang, Burberry and Ovvo. We offer complete eye exams including contact lens fittings, and accept most insurances, including vision plans VSP, Eyemed and Vision Care Advantage.
Robert W. Hill, O.D.
Dr. Hill is a 2002 graduate of New England College of Optometry. He received his undergraduate degree in biology from Providence College in 1998, graduating Magna Cum Laude. He also was a member of Alpha Epsilon Delta, the premedical honor society. While at New England College of Optometry Dr. Hill was a member of Beta Sigma Kappa, the international optometric honor society and VOSH (Volunteer Optometric Services for Humanity). He received advanced eye disease training at the VA Hospitals in Providence, RI and Bedford, MA, and studied contact lenses and corneal reshaping under Dr. Marjorie Rah, an internationally recognized leader in contact lenses. Dr. Hill excels in the areas of specialty contact lens fitting, including multifocal contact lenses, eye disease, and pediatric vision. He is also a pioneer in CRT or Corneal Refractive Therapy.
George J. Brown, O.D.
Dr. Brown is a recognized leader in the field of eye care. He has an enthusiastic, warm and friendly manner with people of all ages. In addition to complicated contact lens care, he has an extensive background in pediatrics and vision therapy.
Dr. Brown has been a clinical investigator for treatments of dry eye, and computer vision syndrome. He also has much experience in the treatment of eye emergencies and eye diseases. Dr. Brown is a 1986 graduate, with honors, from The New England College of Optometry. Following graduation he served a one-year Fellowship, specializing in eye disease at the Omnivision Center. He is a former recipient of the Bausch and Lomb Contact Lens Award. His undergraduate degree is in Physics from Holy Cross College in Worcester, Massachusetts. Dr. Brown has been an active member of our community and in the local optometric association where he served as President in the 1999/2000 year.
David J. Santos, O.D.
Dr. Santos is a 1991 graduate of the State University College of Optometry in New York. SUNY is recognized as the leading university in the world in the treatment of eye coordination and eye alignment dysfunctions. In addition to having been a cancer researcher at Roger Williams Medical Center, Dr. Santos has been very active in testing new contact lens designs.
Dr. Santos has provided new solutions for dry eye, macular disease, and UV protection. His knowledge of eye disease and learning-related anomalies is unparalleled. Dr. Santos is well known for his kind and patient demeanor. He has traveled extensively in Europe and Central America, and is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.
David Blessington, O.D.
Dr. Blessington earned his doctorate degree from the prestigious Indiana University of Optometry. He distinguished himself as a leader in eye care serving as an associate instructor. His undergraduate BS in Biochemistry comes from Iona College where he earned multiple scholarships and awards for academic excellence. He is a native of Warwick and graduate of Hendricken. As a young man, he demonstrated his sense of community and competitiveness both as an Eagle Scout and member of the Cross Country Team.
Dr. Blessington brings this passion for excellence to his advanced clinical training in ophthalmic disease, low vision and specialty contact lenses to our practice. He has extensive training in the management of diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration, cataract and eye injury. In addition, Dr. Blessington serves as co-Director of our Contact Lens Practice and Director of Telemedical Services.