At Optometric Associates, we have been dedicated to providing quality eye care in the Lewiston-Auburn area for over 60 years. Our friendly staff has the experience and dedication to provide exceptional customer service and patient care.
We also have an on-site optical dispensary and lab, where we can provide efficient, quality vision correction with both spectacles and contact lenses.
Meet The Doctors
Douglas J. Henry, O.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Henry joined Optometric Associates in 1999, practicing with emphasis on contact lenses, glaucoma, ocular disease, and primary care. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Illinois and earned his Ph.D. in Neurobiology at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. As a neuroscientist, he authored fifteen (15) research articles and book chapters while earning several teaching awards.
Dr. Henry earned his doctorate in optometry at the New England College of Optometry in Boston, where he graduated with academic honors. His internship at the Veterans Affairs Clinic in Boston provided him with extensive training in treating glaucoma and cataracts, as well as managing the ocular complications from diabetes and high blood pressure. At the Lahey Clinic Hospital in Massachusetts, Dr. Henry gained experience in comanaging laser refractive surgery and cataract surgery.
Stephen L. Ebersole, O.D
Dr. Ebersole is a graduate of the University of Delaware where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology. Dr. Ebersole earned his doctorate of optometry at The Ohio State University, where he was a Beta Sigma Kappa honor student and class President for four years. After graduating he went on to complete a residency program centered on the diagnosis and management of common ocular diseases such as: glaucoma, cataracts, and macular degeneration.
Dr. Ebersole served on the Maine Optometric Associations Board of Directors where he was instrumental in bringing the InfantSEE® program to Maine. The InfantSEE® program is a public health program developed to provide professional eye care for infants nationwide. Through InfantSEE®, optometrists provide a one-time, comprehensive eye assessment to infants in their first year of life, offering early detection of potential eye and vision problems.
Dr. Ebersole has participated in various school-screening programs to prevent at risk children from developing amblyopia and has given public seminars on children’s vision, refractive surgery, glaucoma and diabetic eye disease.
Tara L. Sullivan OD
Dr. Tara Sullivan has several years of experience in primary eye care and management of ocular disease, practicing in her home town of Winnipeg, Canada, and the greater Boston area. Prior to attaining her doctorate of optometry from the New England College of Optometry in Boston, Dr. Sullivan acquired both a Bachelor of Science degree with a double major in Biochemistry and Biology, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Kinesiology and Applied Health from the University of Winnipeg. She was recognized for her academic achievements with the University of Winnipeg Entrance Scholarship, Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology Award, and the University Gold Medal.
Her optometry externships included the honor of providing vision care to our troops at the U.S. Naval Station in Newport, Rhode Island. At the New England College of Optometry she received extensive training in the diagnosis and management of ocular disease. Dr. Sullivan completed postgraduate training in treatment of dry eye disease, and provides modern approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of many forms of dry eye syndrome. She also provides comanagement services in laser refractive surgery, the treatment of cataracts, and retinal surgery. Dr. Sullivan is happy to offer primary comprehensive vision care to patients of all ages with varying levels of health, wellness and visual needs. She is an avid hockey fan, and enjoys sports, fitness, dance, and skating.