Your Spencer Optometrist

177 Main St., Spencer, MA

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Cigna
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Superior Vision
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United Healthcare
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Dr. Brian S. Thamel

Dr. Brian S. Thamel

Dr. Brian S. Thamel has been in practice for over 28 years graduating with honors from the New England College of Optometry in 1988. He is an honors graduate from Clark University in 1984. He practiced with his father, Dr.... Show More

Dr. Brian S. Thamel has been in practice for over 28 years graduating with honors from the New England College of Optometry in 1988. He is an honors graduate from Clark University in 1984. He practiced with his father, Dr. Theodore Thamel, until he retired and currently practices with his wife, Dr. Valarie A. Ricciardi. They have two office locations: Worcester and Spencer. Dr. Thamel is a member of the American Optometric Association, Massachusetts Society of Optometrists of which he was president in 2001-2002, Optometric Extension Program, and the College of Vision Development. Dr. Thamel specializes in children’s vision and learning related vision problems. His office provides vision therapy to treat children and adults with vision problems. Both Drs. Thamel and Ricciardi received the 2007 Health Care Heroes award by the Worcester Business Journal. He is currently a consultant at Holy Trinity Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital. He has volunteered at the Worcester Free Evening Eye Clinic. He is also the administrator for central Massachusetts Vision Source with his wife. They recently were awarded Administrators of the year for the Northeast.

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  • Family Friendly
  • Accepting New Patients
Dr. Valarie A. Ricciardi

Dr. Valarie A. Ricciardi

Dr. Valarie A. Ricciardi has been practicing for over 28 years graduating from the New England College of Optometry in 1988. She is a graduate from Assumption College in 1984. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and... Show More

Dr. Valarie A. Ricciardi has been practicing for over 28 years graduating from the New England College of Optometry in 1988. She is a graduate from Assumption College in 1984. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Massachusetts Society of Optometrists of which she was the secretary for several years. She practices in two locations, Spencer and Worcester, with her husband Dr. Brian Thamel. She provides primary eye care for all ages, including contact lenses and laser vision consultations. Both Drs. Thamel and Ricciardi received the 2007 Health Care Heroes award by the Worcester Business Journal. She is currently administrator of central Massachusetts Vision Source with her husband. They recently were awarded the Administrators of the Year for the Northeast.

  • Professional Certification
  • Family Friendly
  • Accepting New Patients
Dr. Nicole F. Cerio

Dr. Nicole F. Cerio

Dr. Nicole F. Cerio recently graduated with honors from New England College of Optometry. She was a member of Beta Sigma Kappa honors society and VOSH (Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity) during all four years of Optometry School. During school, she went... Show More

Dr. Nicole F. Cerio recently graduated with honors from New England College of Optometry. She was a member of Beta Sigma Kappa honors society and VOSH (Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity) during all four years of Optometry School. During school, she went to El Salvador with VOSH and China with OneSight to help provide optometric services to underprivileged populations. She graduated with honors from University of Rhode Island for her undergraduate degree. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Massachusetts Society of Optometrists. Dr. Cerio provides primary eye care for all ages, as well as vision therapy, soft and RGP contact lenses and is certified to fit CRT(Corneal Refractive Therapy) lenses.

  • Professional Certification
  • Family Friendly
  • Accepting New Patients

About Us

Vision Rehabilitation Center of Worchester, MA is a group practice of eye care specialists and visual rehabilitation therapists. Vision Rehabilitation Center of Worchester provides vision therapy for children and adults, pediatric eye care, visual perceptual rehabilitation, neuro-visual rehabilitation, and... Show More

Vision Rehabilitation Center of Worchester, MA is a group practice of eye care specialists and visual rehabilitation therapists. Vision Rehabilitation Center of Worchester provides vision therapy for children and adults, pediatric eye care, visual perceptual rehabilitation, neuro-visual rehabilitation, and developmental vision care. Dr. Brian Thamel of Vision Rehabilitation Center specializes therapy and rehabilitation to treat children’s vision and learning related vision problems, including eye problems related to dyslexia, ADD, ADHD, sensory processing and special needs, such as brain injury or autism.

Our affiliated practice Vision Source of Spencer, Massachusetts is a full scope optometric practice dedicated to providing the highest quality vision care to children and adults in a friendly, comfortable, and professional atmosphere.

Drs. Thamel and Ricciardi received the 2007 Health Care Heroes award by the Worcester Business Journal. Dr. Thamel is past President of the Massachusetts Society of Optometrists.

Serving Worcester, Southbridge, Webster, Woonsocket, Milford, Marborough, Hudson, Maynard, Leominster, Worchester county, MA, Massachusetts

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