Our Physicians

We are a small team of talented professionals with a wide range of skills and experience. We love what we do, and we do it with passion. We look forward to serving your eye care needs in our practice.

Dr. Edward Legarreta

Edward Legarreta, MD

Ophthalmologist

Dr. Edward A. Legarreta graduated with his Bachelor of Science degree from the City College of New York, before he received his medical degree from the SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine. He then completed his internship at Millard Fillmore Hospital and residency training in Ophthalmology at Buffalo General Hospital.

Dr. Edward A. Legarreta is a board-certified ophthalmologist with over 38 years of practice experience, providing comprehensive eye care at his Williamsville, New York, practice since 1982. As a highly skilled and proficient physician, Dr. Legarreta also holds hospital affiliations at Millard Fillmore Hospital, Buffalo General Hospital and Lockport Memorial Hospital.

Dr. John Legarreta, MD

John Legarreta, MD

Ophthalmologist

Dr. John Legarreta is a board-certified ophthalmologist providing comprehensive medical and surgical eyecare since 2015. As a highly skilled and proficient physician and surgeon, Dr. Legarreta also holds hospital affiliations at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital,  Sister’s Hospital and Lockport Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Legarreta also is a clinical assistant professor of Ophthalmology at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine. Dr. Legarreta lectures to residents and medical students.

Thomas O'Connor, OD

Thomas O’Connor, OD

Optometrist

Dr. Thomas O’Connor received his undergraduate degree in biology at SUNY Buffalo, and received an additional degree in Vision Science, as well as his optometry degree, at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. Dr. O’Connor then completed extensive internship training in Primary Care at the Eye Institute, in Pathology at the VA Medical Center and in Pediatrics/Vision Therapy at May & Clark, ODS.

Upon completion of his training, Dr. O’Connor provided comprehensive optometry services at several locations across the country, before joining the staff at Legarreta Eye Center in 1996.

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Lindsay Wittman, OD

Optometrist

Dr. Lindsay Wittman (recently practicing as Dr. Lindsay May) is an optometrist providing eye care services in the Western New York area since 2011. Dr. Wittman received her undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame, her O.D. degree from the Illinois College of Optometry, and residency training from the Newington VA Medical Center in Connecticut.

Dr. Wittman previously served as faculty at the University at Buffalo as the Chief of Optometry Services. She has enjoyed volunteering optometric care to underserved communities in Peru and Honduras, as well as locally with Remote Area Medical in Olean, NY. She is excited for the opportunity to begin seeing patients at all three locations of Legarreta Eye Center.