Dr. Kevin M. Chauvette O.D., F.C.O.V.D.
Dr. Kevin M. Chauvette performed his undergraduate requirements at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) and St. Anselm College, Manchester, NH and graduated from New England College of Optometry in Boston, Massachusetts in 1989. He is a Fellow in the College of Optometry in Vision Development (COVD) and a past Board Member of the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association (NORA). He holds professional memberships in the American Optometric Association (AOA) and the New Hampshire Optometric Association (NHOA).
Dr. Chauvette opened his private practice, Merrimack Vision Care in Merrimack, NH in September 1990. The first satellite office in Manchester was opened in November 2000. In 2006 Dr. Chauvette launched Eye Q Vision Therapy Center, a vision therapy specialty practice. Currently Eye Q Vision Therapy has two locations, Merrimack and Manchester NH.
Dr. Chauvette practices with a concentration in the areas of Pediatric Vision Care, unique testing and therapy for children struggling in school, children with developmental disabilities (autism, cerebral palsy, etc), and is a fellow in the College of Optometry in Vision Development (COVD). COVD fellows aquire extra training in the areas of pediatrics vision therapy and neuro-rehabilitation. He is currently the Director of vision clinics at the following rehabilitation facilities: Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital, Concord, NH, Northeast Rehabilitation Hospitals in Salem and Nashua, NH, and Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital in Haverhill, Massachusetts. At these facilities, Dr. Chauvette evaluates and treats patients who have recently suffered stroke, traumatic brain injury, cranial surgery and other neurological disorders. Dr. Chauvette is one of the few optometrists in the area that is trained to provide vision therapy to assist individuals struggling with tracking disorders, eye teaming disorders, focusing disorders and/or visual perceptual dysfunctions.
Dr. Chauvette is an adjunct faculty member of the New England college of Optometry, the state director for IDOC (Independent Doctors of Optometric Care), and the state coordinator for The College of Optometry in Vision Development (COVD).
Dr. Mark Harris O.D.
Dr. Harris is graduate from the New England College of Optometry, Boston, and holds a B.S. in Biological Science Education and an Associates of Science degree in Radiation Therapy Technology from the University of Vermont, Burlington, VT. Dr. Harris’ clinical experience includes work at the Lahey Eye Clinic, Lowell, MA and the Veterans Administration Hospital, Manchester, NH. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and the New Hampshire Optometric Association.
Dr. Harris joined Merrimack Vision Care in 1997 and now sees patients in both the Merrimack and Manchester locations.
Dr. Harris provides general eye care, contact lens services and treatment of eye disease. In his free time Dr. Harris enjoys skiing and horseback riding.
Dr. Matthew Francis O.D.
Dr. Matthew J. Francis attended Boston University and graduated in 1999 with a B.S. in Human Physiology. He went on to graduate from the New England College of Optometry in 2003. During his training he worked in multiple private practice settings, including Optometric Associates in St. Albans, VT and Seidenberg Protzko Eye Associates in Havre de Grace, MD. Dr. Francis then completed his one year residency training in Ocular Disease at D’Ambrosio Eyecare in Leominster, MA. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and the New Hampshire Optometric Association.
Dr. Francis joined Merrimack Vision Care in 2004 and sees patients in both the Merrimack and Manchester locations. He enjoys providing general eye care, contact lens fittings and the treatment of ocular disease. With his time away from the office, Dr. Francis stays active playing basketball, golf and skiing. He currently resides in Nashua, NH with his wife and daughter.