Dr. John J. Iannitto, O.D.
After receiving his undergraduate degree from Rutgers University in 1980, Dr.Iannitto attended The New England College of Optometry (NEWENCO) and received his Doctor of Optometry degree in 1984. While a student at NEWENCO, he was awarded the NEWENCO Alumni Scholarship and the Bausch and Lomb Award for outstanding proficiency as a contact lens clinician. Dr. Iannitto continued his formal training in optometry by completing a residency in low vision and primary care optometry at the VA Outpatient Clinic in Boston.
Dr. Iannitto began practicing on the North Shore in 1988. His first practice, Dr. John J. Iannitto and Associates, was located at the Northshore Mall at Eye World. He built a large patient following and established a reputation for thorough eye exams, precise prescriptions and contact lens expertise. This large and loyal following has contributed greatly to the success of Independent Eye Care which was established in 1999.
In addition to his optometric skills, Dr. Iannitto is also an accomplished saxophonist. He has performed in community bands, church ensembles, and he has sat in with numerous different groups on sax in clubs all around the North Shore.
Dr. Iannitto has been married to his wife Susan for over 25 years and they have two children.