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Opticians and Staff in Bristol, CT

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. We will help you understand your insurance coverage and if financial arrangements are necessary, we will be glad to help you develop a plan to make your vision care treatment possible.


Alane came to Dr. Della Porta’ office following a number of years in customer service at the retail level. She received training at Briarwood College in Southington. Alane received her CPO certification in June, 2001 and belongs to the Paraoptometric Section of the American Optometric Association. She served as Chairman of the Connecticut Optometric Association’s Paraoptometric Section for 2005-2006. Alane spends her off time with her large family and particularly enjoys activities with her grandchildren.


Liz has been working with this practice for more than 20 years, starting as an Intern during High School. She majored in Early Childhood Education at college. Liz has attended a variety of educational seminars in patient care, contact lenses, and eyeglass lenses. She is a Certified Para-Optometric Assistant. She is a past Chairman of the Connecticut Association of Paraoptometrics, and served on the group’s board. Liz is a member of the Para-Optometric Section of the American Optometric Association. Liz enjoys the company of her friends and family, especially her nephews and step-son.

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