110 E Chestnut St, Rome, NY 13440
Davis Optical
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Our Optometrists in Rome, NY

Meet Our Providers

Dr. Regina Panzone is the optometrist at our vision center who has the experience to provide you with exceptional eye-care services.. Read on to learn more about their level of expertise.

A Bit about Lawrence Riolo

Lawrence Riolo, Jr. has been in the optical business since 1971. He graduated from Erie Community College in 1974 with a degree in Ophthalmic Dispensing. In 1975, he received his optician's license for New York State and Virginia and was certified later that year to fit contact lenses in New York State. Riolo's work experience includes Independent Optical, Rome Optical, Rome Vision Center, and the acquisition of Davis Optical in 1986. Continuing education is an ongoing and important factor that keeps Riolo abreast of all the latest technologies and developments in the vision care industry.

Membership & Associations:
  • Rome Area Chamber of Commerce
  • New York State Society of Opticians, Inc.
  • Society of Dispensing Opticians
  • Member of Rome Lions Club
Awards & Accomplishments:
  • Past President of Central New York Chapter of Opticians & Society of Dispensing Opticians
  • Auxiliary Examiner for New York State Board
  • Voted Rome Area Best Optician for Smart Shoppers Magazine™
  • Past President of Rome Lions Club
  • Interviewed by Several National Optical Publications
  • 2 Time Recipient of Rome Lion of the Year

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A Bit about Dr. Regina F. Panzone, Optometrist

Dr. Regina F. Panzone received a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University in1986. She then went on to obtain a Doctorate of Optometry Degree in 1990 from The New England College of Optometry in Boston, Massachusetts. After graduation Dr. Panzone began work at Davis Optical and is still a member of our staff today.

Memberships & Associations:
  • Mohawk Valley Optometric Association
  • New York State Optometric Association
  • American Optometric Association®