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Providing Personalized Service For The Entire Shoreline Community For Over 25 Years
Providing Personalized Service For The Entire Shoreline Community For Over 25 Years

Our Staff

Howard L. Distelman, M.D.

Dr. Distelman has been practicing Ophthalmology and Ophthalmic surgery on the Shoreline for the past 25 years. He specializes in cataract surgery, including the use of advanced technology lens implants for the correction of astigmatism as well as multifocal intraocular lenses, which may reduce or eliminate the need of glasses after cataract surgery.

Following his undergraduate study at Columbia University, where he majored in biophysics, Dr. Distelman received his medical degree and Ophthalmology training at Downstate Medical Center in New York City. After completing his residency in Ophthalmology, Dr. Distelman went on for fellowship training with the internationally renowned Ophthalmologist, Dr. Seynour Dubroff. There he perfected and performed many of the latest surgical techniques in Ophthalmology, including small incision cataract surgery.
Dr. Distelman currently resides in Madison, Conn., where he lives with his wife and son.

Susan Piscatelli, L.O.

Susan has been working first as an apprentice, then a Licensed Optician for 35 years in some of the most successful practices on the Connecticut shore. From Southport to Old Saybrook, Susan has been helping people see, look and feel their best in their new glasses, sunglasses and contact lenses.
The state mandatory continuing education for Licensed Opticians helps Susan stay abreast of all the latest eyeglass lens and contact lens technology available to the consumer today. Susan, right in her store, does all of the frame buying from the most fashion forward and best quality frame vendors she can find. It’s that kind of focus on product and choices that bring people back to her again and again for the latest in Optical Solutions. Come in and browse, please feel free to have Susan help in choosing the right frame for your style and the best lens for your vision.
Let us Dress your Eyes at The Optical Shop at Shoreline Eye.

Ann M. Carone, O.D.​

Ann M. Carone O.D. joined Shoreline Eye Associates in 2013. Dr. Carone together with her technician Roberta, Lisa Torres L.O., and receptionist Paula, manages the Foxon Rd. East Haven location on a full time basis. Ann brings with her years of education, knowledge and experience. After 9 years of studies at the University of Hartford and New England College of Optometry, did much of her clinical intern work for Veterans Affairs Hospital and Newport Naval Hospital. Ann worked with active duty military, retired military, and their families sharpening her skills in the areas of ocular disease and therapeutics.
Dr. Carone soon joined a renowned eyecare group in Fairfield County. There she worked closely with the ophthalmologists on preoperative and postoperative care of state of the art surgical procedures. Working with this group for 11 years, she has become an accomplished clinician licensed to prescribe prescription drugs and diagnose and treat ocular conditions, such as Glaucoma. Today at Shoreline Eye Associates, Dr. Carone sees patients for routine care and contact lens fittings. She monitors and treats eye health and see patients for emergencies. She has built a large following of patients in the East Haven location which has grown into a full service eyecare facility. Dr. Ann Carone O.D. and Dr. Howard Distelman M.D. work closely together to provide our patients the specialized care they need and deserve. The Guilford office is fortunate to have her at that location 3-4 times a month for patients who would like to be seen a little closer to their home. Ann has many hobbies and interests and a loving family. Call early for an appointment to be part of her eyecare family. You'll be glad you did.​

Lisa Torres, L.O.​

It all started in Nashville, Tennessee. Lisa got her feet wet training in a local Optical store and found her passion. When Lisa moved to Connecticut she was one of the first students to enroll into the Opticianary program at Middlesex Community College. After becoming a Licensed Optician for the state of Connecticut she followed up her education with courses in communication and management. That gave her the knowledge she needed to work for some of the largest stores in the Optical industry.

Through the past 30 years Lisa has also worked in private practice fitting contact lenses as well as glasses. Now, at The Optical Shop at Shoreline Eye she is here to share here favorite skill, shopping. Along with Lisa's drive to help people, she would love to help you find your personal style. With her vast collection of frames and sunglasses from all over the world, ask Lisa to dress your eyes with style and clarity. Be sure to ask for the most advanced technology in HD lenses for the best quality vision. We strive to aquire the best name brand optics for our patients and Lisa is highly trained in fitting all of them.

Contact Information

Shoreline Eye Associates P.C.

Guilford Location
515 Boston St.

Guilford, CT 06437
Phone: (203) 453-3100
Optical Shop: (203) 453-8700

East Haven Location
610 Foxon Road, Rt. 80

East Haven CT 06513
Phone: (203) 468-8800