Meet The Team

Jennifer Martignetti

Front Desk

Jennifer Martignetti is our front desk receptionists. She is our first interface with patients and doctors. Jennifer answer patients phone calls, schedules appointments, pre-tests patients vision, maintain charts, greets patients and orders all contact lenes. Jen has worked with the office since Nov of 2015 with Dr Scheid and now with Dr Benzoni,

Dr. Jaclyn Benzoni OD, FAAO

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Virginia Lugo

Optician

Virginia Lugo is a NYS Licensed Optician and has been working in the optical industry for over 20 years. She started working with Dr Benzoni in 2012 and has had a close realtionship ever since. Her favorite part of being an Optician is being able to help others. She specializes in frame styling, contact lens training, and has a superior knowledge of eyeglass lens materials, and designs. Virginia speaks fluent English and Spanish. 
   When she is not working, she enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends.

Meet The Team

Jennifer Martignetti

Front Desk

Jennifer Martignetti is our front desk receptionists. She is our first interface with patients and doctors. Jennifer answer patients phone calls, schedules appointments, pre-tests patients vision, maintain charts, greets patients and orders all contact lenes. Jen has worked with the office since Nov of 2015 with Dr Scheid and now with Dr Benzoni,

Janice Salweirz

Billing

Janice is a friendly voice on the other end of the phone. She has been with our office since 2002 with Dr. Scheid and now with Dr. Jaclyn Benzoni.

Through many years of experience with Office Administration, Insurance, Billing etc, Janice is always available to help and answer all questions of concern for our patients. Her knowledge of all of the different  insurances is amazing!

 

Please feel free to call our office, Janice can be reached at 516-546-3227.

Dr. Tracy Rossi, OD, FAAO

Optometrist

Dr. Tracy Rossi received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Siena College in 2012. In 2016, she received her Doctorate of Optometry from The State University of New York, College of Optometry. Upon graduating she completed a residency at the Northport VA Medical Center specializing in primary eye care, vision therapy, head trauma rehabilitation as well as low vision training and management of ocular disease. While in training, Dr. Rossi served as the President of the Fellowship of Christian Optometrists at SUNY College of Optometry where she participated in a variety of volunteer activities including  several week-long missions trips to Oaxaca, Mexico. She received the Dr. Max Cohen Memorial Award for her volunteer commitment to community service. In addition, she was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa and Gold Key International Optometric Honor Societies.

In 2018 Dr. Rossi became a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, a distinction held by only 10% of all optometrists. 

In her spare time, she can be found surrounded by her family and friends playing board games, trying out a new brunch spot or having a conversation over a good cup of tea.

Dr. Jaclyn Benzoni OD, FAAO

Optometrist

Dr. Jaclyn Benzoni graduated with honors from the University of Richmond, and Beta Sigma Kappa from SUNY State College of Optometry. She also received her Masters in Vision Science while in Optometry school. She completed a residency in Primary Care at SUNY Optometry which was affiliated with The Laser Center specializing in refractive surgery, and Woodhull Hospital specializing in advanced ocular disease. She is distinguished among her colleagues since completing a Fellowship in the American Academy of Optometry, a distinction held by only 10% of all optometrists. Dr. Benzoni is dedicated to patient care and provides comprehensive eye exams including specialized diagnostic testing and pediatrics.

In her spare time, Dr. Benzoni enjoys researching topics in her field, exercising and spending time with her daughter and husband. 

Susan Rodriguez

Optician

Susan has been a resident of Long Island for about 20 years and a NYS licensed Optician for over 25 years. Susan gives patients the best care possible to meet their eyewear needs. She also helps patients with caring and instruction with their contact lenses as well. Susan has been working in our office since 2002.

Virginia Lugo

Optician

Virginia Lugo is a NYS Licensed Optician and has been working in the optical industry for over 20 years. She started working with Dr Benzoni in 2012 and has had a close realtionship ever since. Her favorite part of being an Optician is being able to help others. She specializes in frame styling, contact lens training, and has a superior knowledge of eyeglass lens materials, and designs. Virginia speaks fluent English and Spanish. 
   When she is not working, she enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends.

Dr. Suchi Matalia, OD

Optometrist

Dr. Suchi Matalia graduated from Nova Southeastern University's College of Optometry in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  She received her Bachelor's of Science degree in Health Sciences from Stony Brook University.   Dr. Matalia's externships were completed in private practice clinics which focused on prescribing glasses, fitting contact lenses, and diagnosing and treating ocular diseases.  Since graduating, Dr. Matalia has gained valuable experience working in a variety of practices in Long Island.  She is experienced in fitting specialty contact lenses on patients with irregular corneas, including those with keratoconus.  

 

Dr. Matalia's hobbies include spending time outdoors hiking or on the beach, and traveling and exploring new places around the world.  

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Merrick Family Eye Care

2126 Merrick Mall Merrick, NY 11566

Monday - Saturday

Call and schedule a consultation today!

(516) 546-3227

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Tel:  (516) 546-3227

Fax: (516) 546-4923

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