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Your Focused Eye Care Doctors

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors who make Focused Eye Care the place people from all around the Nashua area think of first for better eye health and vision care.


David J. Helfman, O.D./F.A.A.O.

Dr. Helfman is a graduate of the New England College of Optometry, a past president of the New Hampshire Optometric Association, and was four times Educational Chair at the annual meeting of the New England Council of Optometry. He is also a member of the American Optometric Association and a Fellow in the American Academy of Optometry.

A founding member of the practice, Dr. Helfman is a primary care optometrist with special focus on age-related conditions such as cataracts, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy.


Elliot F. Lasky, O.D.

Dr. Lasky is a graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He has been recognized as Optometrist of the Year by the NH Optometric Association and as the Best Optometrist in the greater Nashua area, for the past two years in a row, by readers of the Nashua Telegraph.

Dr. Lasky is a primary care optometrist with a special focus on contact lenses and the treatment of dry eye. He is also a past president of both Nashua Rotary West and the New Hampshire Optometric Association.


Kelly M. MacDonald, O.D.

Dr. MacDonald earned her degrees at the New England College of Optometry, where she was the recipient of many academic awards, and engaged with several volunteer organizations. She now serves on the NECO Board of Directors and is also a member of both the American and New Hampshire Optometric Associations.

Dr. MacDonald provides comprehensive eye care for the entire family, starting with infants as young as 6 months old, and puts particular focus on diseases of the eye such as glaucoma.


Scott D. Huffer, O.D./F.A.A.O.

Dr. Huffer is a primary care optometrist with a focus on ocular diseases, having completed residencies and training at the VA Hospital and Medical Eye Center in Manchester NH, and Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. He is a graduate of Siena College in Loudonville, New York and the New England College of Optometry in Boston.

Dr. Huffer is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, and a member of the American and New Hampshire Optometric Associations. He is also a member of Nashua Rotary West.


Sarah E. Jagatic. O.D.

Dr. Jagatic has extensive diagnostic and treatment experience in the areas of pediatric optometry, glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and other ocular conditions. She is a member of both the American Optometric Association and the New Hampshire Optometric Association, of which she serves on the Board of Directors.

She received her B.S. in Biology from the University of Illinois, with highest honors, and was also elected to Phi Beta Kappa and Golden Key. She received her Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) from the Indiana University School of Optometry, with high honors and numerous academic recognitions.


Anjelica Donnelly. O.D.

Dr. Donnelly is trained in all aspects of comprehensive eye exams, assessment and treatment of eye diseases, pre- and post-operative cataract and refractive surgery care, and advanced and specialty contact lenses. She is a member of both the American Optometric Association and the New Hampshire Optometric Association.

She received her B.S. from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, cum laude, her Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) from the New England College of Optometry, and joined Focused Eye Care following clinical experience at the South End Community Health Center in Boston, and at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Lowell, MA.


Cynthia L. DeAngelis M.D.

Dr. DeAngelis has been practicing with Tallman Eye Associates as a Medical and Surgical Ophthalmologist since 1993, and works with our primary care optometrists on a consulting basis. She is a graduate of Yale Medical School, and completed an Ophthalmology Residency at Yale/New Haven Hospital. She also completed a fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at the University of Connecticut.

No-stitch cataract surgery and corneal transplants are among the micro-surgical procedures that Dr. DeAngelis performs. She also specializes in laser surgery for the treatment of secondary cataracts, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy; and laser refractive surgery for the correction of nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism.

Dr. DeAngelis is a member of the American Board of Ophthalmology, the American Medical Association, and the New England Ophthalmologic Society.