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Watertown, NY 13601

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Our Eye Doctors

Eye care professionals specialize in understanding how the human eye really works, as well as diseases and conditions that affect your vision – many of which do not have obvious symptoms. Eye doctors know how age and risk factors affect vision over time for young and old, and they understand the benefits and features of corrective lenses including eyeglasses and contacts.

Our optometrist takes the time to explain the results of your eye exam, describe your options and listen to your eye care needs. Because maintaining good eye health is an ongoing partnership, we encourage you to ask questions and share your health information, which could be vital to monitoring, diagnosing and treating potential vision problems.

Meet our doctors:

Stephen M. Baker, O.D., PLLC

Dr. Stephen Baker is a developmental optometrist and native New Yorker. He did his undergraduate training at Binghamton University, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a BS degree in Chemistry and completed his optometric training at the prestigious University Optometric Center in New York City. 40235619 331410667426255 2909634227559464960 n

Dr. Baker then went on to intern at the world renowned Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, subspecializing in Low Vision for the partially sighted and visually impaired and vision therapy for traumatic brain injury patients and children with vision related learning disabilities. He also completed an externship at the Syracuse VA Medical Center in 2002 specializing in Ocular Disease.

Dr. Baker has lectured extensively to community groups and professionals in teaching, occupational therapy, nursing and optometry. He was awarded the New York State Young Optometrist of the Year award in 2011, recognizing his commitment his patients and clinical excellence. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO) and Associate member of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD). Dr. Baker is also an active New York State Optometric Association (NYSOA) and American Optometric Association (AOA) member, serving as past President of the Central New York Chapter.

Dr, Baker has always believed that the doctor patient relationship is the single most important factor in providing good quality accurate, professional health care, and has built his practice with this fundamental philosophy.

Aimee Pecori, O.D.

Dr. Aimee Pecori, O.D., a native of Maine, graduated from the University of Vermont with honors where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Biology with a minor in chemistry. unnamedFrom there she went on to receive her Doctor of Optometry degree at New England College of Optometry in Boston, Massachusetts. She was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa optometric honors society throughout her optometric education. Dr. Pecori completed her externships in Minnesota, Vermont and the greater Boston area where she studied Primary Care and Pediatrics. Dr. Pecori has been certified by the National Board of Optometry and is published in Thrombosis research.In her spare time she exploits her love of the outdoors with extensive hiking, hunting and camping. She takes in all the fresh air upstate New York has to offer. Dr. Pecori has never met a sport she didn’t like and continues to take in both amatuere and professional events as often as possible. She loves spending time with her husband and daughter and continues to grows her love and knowledge of optometry.