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Located at 59 Purchase St. between Elm Pl and West Purdy Ave

Located at 59 Purchase St. between Elm Pl and West Purdy Ave

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The Staff

Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. They are excited about what they do and they care personally about getting the best results for our patients.

Our receptionists will try to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointments that suit your needs.


Sue Bloom

Frame Consultant and Buyer

With over 20 years in the optical industry Sue has established a loyal following of clients who rely on her to choose the perfect frame from our unique handpicked collections of beautifully made eyewear. She is sure to select something that not only meets your lifestyle needs but also allows your style and personality to shine through. Sue keeps our eyewear boutique stocked with the latest fashions and trends. The collections are built around interesting design, diverse colors and quality that is uncompromised.


Richard Ogrodowski

Licensed Optician

Richard has been an Optician for 25 years. He is extremely skilled in repairing and adjusting glasses, cutting and edging lenses, as well as matching our patients up with the perfect frame. He has detailed knowledge of current fitting standards and modern fashion trends. We love his sense of style and dedication to quality!


Nick LiVolsi

Office Manager

Nick comes to Rye Eye Care with over 30 years experience in Customer Relations. He worked for Verizon as a customer service representative for 14 years before being promoted to a Corporate Service Manager, overseeing all aspects of Verizon’s business. He is a 911 survivor working round the clock for over 3 months getting Verizon’s large corporate customers back in service. After his time with Verizon Nick went on to work for Consolidated Edison as a National Account Representative and then on to becoming a Credit Analyst.


Olivia Walzak-Cosenza

Office Administrator and Assistant Buyer

Olivia comes from a strong retail background. She has worked for Saks Fifth Avenue as an Assistant Personal Shopper in the Fifth Avenue Club and as a Brand Ambassador for Ralph Lauren Black Label. She assists patients with selecting the best frames for their face shape and lifestyle. She is very knowledgeable in current frame styles and works with Sue to keep the optical dispensary updated. Olivia also works with Danielle to help develop, plan, and implement the practice’s marketing strategies and social media communications.


Alexis Taal

Optometric/Optical Technician and Office Administrator

As the Optical Technician Alexis manages our lab, cuts lenses to perfectly fit frames, checks glasses to ensure quality, and assists patients in frame selection. She is also highly trained in the use of various optometric equipment, such as OptoMap and Optivue which are used in pretesting patients for their exam. Alexis also organizes and supervises all of the administrative activities that facilitate our office to run smoothly on a daily basis.


Jay Rojas

Optical Technician

With over 13 years of experience in the optical industry, Jay Rojas has managed to reach outstanding milestones with patients and clients during his career. Jay goes above and beyond to assist patients with their glasses and contact needs as well as understands the importance of detail, brand, style, and fashion. He is extremely determined to always provide a helping hand when needed.



Aryana Burnett

Customer Service Specialist

Aryana Burnett comes to us as a customer service specialist and has been for the past 9 years. She is very approachable, friendly and helpful with all patient needs. Aryana is looking forward to becoming a part of the Rye Eye Care family and caring for their patients.


Kelsey May

Optometric Technician

Kelsey has been in the Optical field for five years. Her previous experience was in client care. Since joining Rye Eye Care, she is now trained as an Optometric Technician, assisting the doctors with pre-testing of the patients. Her calm demeanor and professionalism will make you feel comfortable and relaxed.



Public Relations

Beau received his hospitality degree at the Goldnote Golden Academy in Toronto, Canada. In his 2 years at Rye Eye Care. He has excelled at greeting clients and making them feel completely at ease.


Casey – In Memorium: 06/04/02 – 02/16/16

Human Resources and Welcoming Committee

Casey keeps the staff smiling and feeling loved, as well as sharing his cheer with the patients on a daily basis!