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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Schenectady Eyecare and Eyewear the leading provider of vision care products and services in Schenectady.

  • Dr.
    Todd Pereira

    Dr. Todd Pereira has practiced in the Capital region since graduating from the Illinois College of Optometry in 2000. Dr. Pereira performs ocular health evaluations for glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, cataracts, and dry eye disease.

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  • Amy St.John
    Lic. Optician / Office Manager

    Amy St.John was born and raised in San Jose , CA. She moved to the Capital Region in 2000 where she began her career in optical. Amy is a New York State Licensed Optician who has a diverse background working with independent and corporate offices. Through the years Amy has been dedicated to deliver the newest and best technology in the optical industry. In her spare time, Amy enjoys spending time with her family, working on puzzles and reading. 

  • Margaret Draffen
    Optometric Assistant

    Margaret joined our staff in the Spring of 2017. She works as an Optometric Assistant for Dr. Pereira. Margaret brings over 30 years of experience working for Private Practices in New York and her native state, Iowa. Margaret and her husband Chris like spending time with family at Great Sacandaga Lake in the Adirondacks. in her free time, she enjoys art, music, gardening, and home remodeling projects.

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  • Amanda Tirado
    Licensed Optician

    Amanda began her career in the optical industry in 2011. Amanda is a New York State Licensed Optician. Her passion in the field and desire to help patients find the latest frame styles and newest lens technology make her a valuable asset in our office. When Amanda is not in the office; She enjoys life with her significant other and her furbaby.  

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