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Dr. Joseph E. Pavano, III
Dr. Pavano received his BA in Natural Science from Saint Anselm College, Manchester, New Hampshire in 1983. Additionally, he studied at Central Connecticut State University and UCONN. In May of 1987, he was awarded a doctorate degree (O.D) and graduated with clinical honors from the New England College of Optometry in Boston, MA. His externships included, the Boston Eye Clinic, ( Pediatrics) Western Massachusetts State Hospital, (Ocular disease) Brighton Marine U.S. Public Health Hospital, (Ocular disease, contact lenses) South Boston Community Heath Center, (Ocular disease, Pediatrics, contact lenses) and Waterbury Eye Associates with Drs. Vincent DeLuise and Mark Ruchman, Yale University professors (Ocular disease).

Additionally, in 1992, Dr. Pavano received his Ocular Therapeutics Certification from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry.
In 1996, he received his Advanced Optometric Practice Certification and was acknowledged as a Clinical Diplomate in Glaucoma from the State University of New York.
Dr. Joseph E. Pavano, III
Practicing full service eyecare…
Dr. Pavano is managing partner and owner of “DOCTOR PAVANO & Associates” with two locations in New Britain and Bristol, CT since 1987. He is owner of “Diagnostic Laser Consultants”, a mobile, glaucoma, diagnostic laser company (GdX), that services Optometric offices throughout Connecticut and western Massachusetts. Dr. Pavano is a certified lecturer for Alcon, Allergan, B&L, and Inspire Pharmaceutical companies. Additionally, he has presented COPE approved lectures for the Zeiss Meditec Ophthalmic Instrument company. Lastly, Dr. Pavano is an Optometric consultant, his “Seven Points of Optometric consultation” has helped dozens of his colleagues practices throughout New England in the area of coding and billing.

Professional organizations…
American Optometric Association
American Public Health Association, vision section
Connecticut Association of Optometrists
Public Relations committee, CAO
Educational committee, CAO
Managed care committee, CAO
State of Connecticut, Workers compensation medical advisory board
Alliance for Vision advisory board member
Member, CT State Board of Examiners for Optometry (appointed by the governor 2008)

Service to the community...
Avon Chapter of UNICO National, secretary 2000-2006
Avon Chapter of UNICO National, President 2006-present
Lions Club of New Britain 2005-present
Avon Little League Board member and coach 5 years
Babe Ruth baseball coach
St. Ann’s church catechist
Avon Day committee member since 2005