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Joe Forte, LDO, CLSA

Joe Forte, LDO, CLSA
Contact Lens Specialist


New York State Licensed Optician and Contact Lens Specialist since 1982


Connecticut Licensed since 2007


A Fellow of the Contact Lens Society of America


Masters in Contact Lens Technology and Advanced Certification from the National Contact Lens Examiners

Board Certified

A Certified Optician from the American Board of the Opticianry since 1982

Joe was the program director of the Interboro College of Opticianry in Manhattan from 1984-1992.

He has been with Greenwich Ophthalmology since 2010. See more about him at; he has been a speaker for ten years and prior to that at Optifair, Vision Expo, and for numerous state societies.

Joe specializes in “hard to fit” cases including keratoconus, post LASIK irregular corneas, high astigmatism, presbyopia and pediatric fitting.

“I've been fitting contact lenses for many years and the aspect of my job that I love the most is helping people to see better. There is no greater personal reward than to achieve that goal.”

Big Things Are Coming—Summer 2024

We are undergoing a significant expansion and remodeling of our facilities. Please bear with us as we temporarily contend with a smaller waiting area and various construction works that should not impact your clinical or optical experience with us.