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Joe Forte, LDO, FCLSA

Joe Forte, LDO, FCLSA

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

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.”



  • Contacts Lens Specialist
  • Hard to fit contact lenses



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


A Fellow of the Contact Lens Society of America


Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital


  • New York State Licensed Optician and Contact Lens Specialist since 1982
  • A Certified Optician from the American Board of the Opticianry since 1982