Optician/Optical Shop Discipline

 
The following is a listing of public actions taken by the Connecticut Board of Examiners for Opticians or the Connecticut Department of Public Health.
 
Please note that effective dates of all actions are included.  If an action is appealed, a court ordered stay may delay the imposition of a Board action.  A listing of all appeals filed within the past thirty days is included in this report.
 
Copies of documents referenced in this report, including Memoranda of Decision following a hearing, Consent Orders, Voluntary Surrenders, and Summary Suspensions are available on THE LICENSE VERIFICATION WEB SITE
 
NOTE: The following information is not intended for licensure verification purposes.
 
You may verify a license on-line at www.elicense.ct.gov or by calling 860-509-7603.
 

UPDATED - September 16, 2019
 
Decisions and Orders - August 2019
Name
License No.
Address Action Taken Effective Date
Micah Benton
Unlicensed
Avon, CT Cease and Desist

08/19/2019

Louisa Garzon
Unlicensed 
Greenwich, CT Cease and Desist 08/19/2019
Luxotica Retail North america
Lenscrafters 228
#001378 
Danbury, CT Reprimand
Civil Penalty - $7500.00
09/01/2019
Decisions and Orders - July 2019
Name
License No.
Address Action Taken Effective Date
Oliver Peoples Optical Shop
#001665
Greenwich, CT Civil Penalty - $10,000.00

07/01/2019

Decisions and Orders - June 2019
Name
License No.
Address Action Taken Effective Date
National Vision, Inc.
d/b/a Vision Center #2282
#001551
East Windsor, CT
Civil Penalty - $3500.00

06/01/2019

 
Decisions and Orders - February 2019
Name
License No.
Address Action Taken Effective Date
Sears Optical #1198
#001351
Danbury, CT
Reprimand
Civil Penalty - $5000.00
03/01/2019
 
Decisions and Orders - December 2018
Name
License No.
Address Action Taken Effective Date
Daniel Marshall
#001710
Sharon, CT
Reprimand
Probation - 6 months
01/01/2019
 
Decisions and Orders - December 2017
Name
License No.
Address Action Taken Effective Date
Allison Brickett
#001297
Orange, CT
Reprimand
Civil Penalty - $1,230.00
12/28/2017
 
Decisions and Orders - June 2017
Name
License No.
Address Action Taken Effective Date
Cohen's Fashion Optical
#001614
Danbury, CT
Reprimand
Civil Penalty - $35,000.00
06/29/2017
Cohen's Fashion Optical
#001472
Farmington, CT
Reprimand
Civil Penalty - $10,000.00
06/29/2017
 
Decisions and Orders - September 2015
 Name
 License No.
 Address   Action Taken   Effective Date 
 Sears Optical
 #001311
 Waterford, CT 
 Reprimand
 Civil Penalty - $1000.00 
 10/01/2015
 
Decisions and Orders - December 2014
 Name
 License No.
 Address   Action Taken   Effective Date 
 ELO Optical
 #001721
 Torrington, CT 
 Reprimand
 Civil Penalty - $5500.00 
 01/01/2015
 
Decisions and Orders - September 2014
 Name
 License No.
 Address   Actions Taken   Effective Date 
 Gary Lovell
 #000790
 West Hartland, CT  Reprimand   10/01/2014
 
Decisons and Orders - March 2014
 Name
 License No.
 Address   Action Taken   Effective Date 
 Lisa Azinheira
 #001476
 South Windsor, CT  Reprimand   04/01/2014 
 
Decisions and Orders - January 2014
 Name
 License No.
 Address   Action Taken   Effective Date 
 L.A. Vision, LLC
 #001741
 Hartford, CT  Civil Penalty - $7500.00   01/09/2014 
 
Decisions and Orders - Decmeber 2013
 Name
 License No.
 Address   Action Taken   Effective Date 
 Edward Thornton
 #001570
 Bristol, CT 
 Reprimand
 Civil Penalty - $2000.00 
 12/20/2013 
 
Decisions and Orders - February 2013 
 Name
 License No.
 Address   Action Taken   Effective Date 
 Meeting House Opticians
 #001395
 Middletown, CT 
 Revocation
 Civil Penalty - $20,000.00 
 02/27/2013 
 
Decisions and Orders - December 2012
 Name
 License No.
 Address   Action Taken   Effective Date 
 Jeffrey Fine
 #001105
 Middletroen, CT 
 Revocation 
 12/05/2012 
 
Decisions and Orders - September 2012
 Name
 License No.
 Address   Action Taken   Effective Date 
 Cohen's Fashion Optical
 #001472
 Farmington, CT   Civil Panalty - $1000.00   10/01/2012 
 
Decisions Orders - May 2012
 Name
 License No.
 Address   Action Taken   Effective Date 
 Jeffrey Fine
 #001105
 Middletown, CT   Summary Suspension   05/10/2012 
 Larry Lawson
 #001402
 Hartford, CT 
 Reprimand
 Civil Penalty - $10,000.00 
 05/10/2012 
 
Decisions and Oreders - April 2012
 Name
 License No.
 Address   Action Taken   Effective Date 
 Susan M. Smith
 #001108
 Meriden, CT 
 Reprimand
 Civil Penalty - $250.00 
 04/24/20112 
 
Decisions and Orders - August 2011
 Name
 License No.
 Address 
 Action
 Taken 
 Effective
 Date 
 Seven-Eleven
 (unlicensed)
 Vernon, CT   Cease and Desist   08/10/2011 
 
 
Decisions and Oreders - MARCH 2011
 Name
 License No.
 Address 
 Action
 Taken 
 Effective
 Date 
 Paul Beckert
 #001278
 Wallingford, CT   Suspension   03/02/2011 
 
Decisions and Orders - December 2010
 Name
 License No.
 Address 
 Action
 Taken 
 Effective
 Date 
 Chucky's
 (unlicensed)
 Norwich, CT   Cease and Desist   12/08/2010 
 Seven-Eleven
 (unlicensed)
 East Hartford, CT   Cease and Desist   12/08/2010 
 Sunoco
 (unlicensed)
 New Britain, CT   Cease and Desist  12/08/2010 
 Sunoco
 (unlicensed)
 Middletown, CT   Cease and Desist   12/08/2010 
 Low Way Discount
 (unlicensed)
 Hartford, CT   Cease and Desist   12/08/2010 
 
Decisions and Orders - March 2010
 Name
 License No.
 Address  Action Taken  Effective Date
 Richard Kennedy, Jr.
 #001074
 New Haven
 Reprimand
 Civil Penalty
 $1250.00
 04/01/2010 
 
Decisions and Orders - December 2009
 Name
 License No. 
 Address   Action Taken   Effective Date 
 Costco Wholesale
 #001627
 
 Norwalk, CT 
 Reprimand
 Civil Penalty
 $1500.00 
 12/21/2010 
 
Decisions and Orders - August 2009
 Name
 License Number
 Address   Action Taken 
 Effective
 Date 
 Paul Beckert
 #001278
 Wallingford, CT 
 Suspension - 6 months
 Probation - 1 year 
 08/26/2009 
 Kennedy & Perkins
 Optical Shop #001397
 Branford, CT 
 Reprimand
 Civil Penalty
 $2500.00 
 09/01/2009 
 
Decisions and Orders - May 2009
 Name
 License Number
 Address  Action Taken 
 Effective
 Date
Paul Beckert
#001278
 Wallingford, CT   Summary Suspension   05/27/2009 
Cohen's Fashion Optical 
Optical Shop #001614
 Danbury, CT 
 
 Reprimand
 Civil Penalty
 $1000.00
 
 06/01/2009 
 
Decisions and Orders - November 2007 
 

 Name
 License Number

 Address

 Action Taken

 

 Effective
 Date

 

 Cohen's Fashion Optical   
 Optical Shop #001675

 

 Milford, CT   

 Voluntary Surrender

 11/14/2007

 

 

 

Decisions and Orders – August  2007

Name
License Number

Address

 

Action Taken

Effective
Date

Cohen's Fashion Optical    
O
ptical Shop #001675

Milford, CT

Summary Suspension

08/29/2007

 

 

 

Decisions and Orders – July 2007 

Name
License Number

Address

Action Taken

Effective
Date

La Lunetterie, LLC
Optical Shop #001670

Greenwich, CT

Revocation

07/09/2007

 

 

Decisions and Orders – June 2007 

Name
License Number

Address

Action Taken

Effective
Date

Michael Baker
(unlicensed)

Greenwich, CT

Cease and Desist

06/27/2007

La Lunetterie, LLC
Optical Shop #001670

Greenwich, CT

Summary Suspension

06/13/2007