About Us

about
Robert Friedman is a licensed optician with 40 years experience serving the vision needs of Long Island.  A graduate of Brooklyn College and the Optician program at New York City Community College, Robert has taught opticianry science at Interboro College in Manhattan, and was the owner of Vision People in Bellmore prior to opening Eyeworks with partner, Dr. Glenn Reimer.  Robert is a member of the New York State Society of Opticians.

After growing up in Brooklyn, NY, Robert Friedman moved to Bellmore, where he has been an active part of the community for the past 29 years as a member of the Bellmore Kiwanis Club.  Robert has been married for 39 years and is the proud father of two and grandfather of two.  When he is not busy serving Long Island’s vision needs, he can most often be found on the golf course. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Dr. Glenn Reimer, O.D. is a graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry  with 33 years experience in vision care.  He served his patients in multiple practices in New York City for 20 years prior to partnering with Robert Friedman to open Eyeworks of Merrick.  Dr. Reimer is a contact lens specialist whose expertise with many types of contact lenses has been helpful to some of the most difficult to fit patients.
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Gregory Friedman graduated from Towson University with a degree in communications and the Optician Training program at NYIT.  He is nationally certified by the American Board of Optometry.  Greg worked for a University in Florida prior to joining Eyeworks, the family business in 2010, where he can now be found styling, fitting and dispensing eyeglasses, performing eyeglass repairs and adjustments and making sure that  Eyeworks clients receive the customer service and satisfaction that has been their hallmark throughout the years.

Greg was born and raised in Bellmore, and like his father, Robert, is a member of the Bellmore Kiwanis Club.
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Debra DiFrisco is a trained medical assistant with an associate’s degree in applied science from the Sanford Brown Institute.  She has been with Eyeworks of Merrick for four years, where you will find her assisting the doctor, helping clients to select frames, teaching contact lens care and using her extensive background in customer service to ensure that your experience at Eyeworks will be a great one.