About Bayfront Eyecare
Bayfront Eyecare is pleased to offer a wide range of optometric services, eye care products including eyeglasses, specialty eyewear, frames, and contact lenses. Our staff is happy to help however we can.
Our mission is 100% patient satisfaction. It shows in everything that we do. From your first contact with us to your appointment and your follow-up, we aim to make your eye care experience great. This is what drives us to provide you with the best care year after year!
Contact us any time to learn more or to schedule your next appointment.
Dr. David Cage, O.D.
Dr. David Cage, OD is a Gannon University graduate and Erie native. He earned his doctorate from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 2004, in which he was a clinical tutor and a member of the school’s judicial board. He received Clinical Excellence awards in Ocular Disease, Low Vision, Pediatrics, and Contact Lenses. Dr. Cage is board certified to practice in the state of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Optometric Association, American Optometric Association, Lion’s Club, and currently serves as a board member for the Sight Center of Northwestern Pennsylvania.
He practiced with Dr. Scott Griffith, M.D. at Griffith Eye Center in North East, until 2009 when he joined Bayfront Eyecare. He resides in Greene Township with his wife Bethany and their sons Gavin and Hudson.
Special interests include Diabetes, Ocular Disease, Glaucoma, Age Related Macular Degeneration, Ocular Emergencies, Dry Eye Syndrome, Contact Lenses, and High Prescriptions.
Dr. Alyssa Conjack, O.D.
Bayfront Eyecare is pleased to announce that Alyssa Conjack, O.D. joined our practice in early August of 2018. Dr. Conjack is originally from Freeport, PA which is a town located northeast of Pittsburgh. She completed her undergraduate degree at California University of Pennsylvania, earning a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. Dr. Conjack completed her Doctorate of Optometry in 2017 at Salus University (formally known as Pennsylvania College of Optometry) located in Philadelphia, PA. It was during her time as an optometry student that she had the opportunity to intern at Bayfront Eyecare in early 2017. After concluding her internship, Dr. Conjack moved to Lexington, KY to participate in a yearlong post-doctoral training program at the University of Kentucky with a focus in ocular disease. Dr. Conjack is board certified to practice in the state of Pennsylvania and is a member of the American Optometric Association.
Her specialty interests include primary and emergency eye care, managing and treating various ocular diseases as well as traditional and custom contact lens fittings.
In her spare time, she enjoys music, the outdoors and spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Wesley Cox, O.D.
Bayfront Eyecare is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Wesley Cox starting September 2020.
Dr. Cox is from Elizabeth, West Virginia and graduated from Wirt County High School. He went on to attend West Virginia University where he received his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology, and was then accepted into Salus University where he graduated from the doctor of optometry program, class of 2017. Dr. Wesley Cox is a board certified optometrist in the state of Pennsylvania and practices general optometry with interest towards pediatric optometry.
Dr. Wesley Cox frequently visits his home state of West Virginia where he visits family and cheers on his alma mater West Virginia Mountaineers. He enjoys living an active lifestyle that includes exercise and outdoor hobbies, such as golf and fishing.
Dr. Robert Ricart, O.D.
Dr. Robert Ricart, OD was born and raised in Millcreek where he graduated from McDowell High School. He graduated cum laude from Allegheny College with a bachelor degree in Biology and went on to receive his doctorate from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1981. In 1982 he joined the practice of Dr. Robert Leitenberger. In 1985 the practice moved to 300 State Street where Bayfront Eyecare found its permanent home.
At the Pennsylvania College of Optometry Dr. Ricart was a teaching assistant in contact lenses and also interned at the Eye Institute. His other internships included one with the late Dr. Shahane Kirman, Dr. Robert Johnson in Latrobe, PA., as well as the Eye Clinic of Kimbrough Army Hospital in Fort Meade, MD.
Dr. Ricart is a member of the American Optometric Association, Pennsylvania Optometric Association and is board certified to practice in the state of Pennsylvania. He is past president of the Northwest Optometric Association and the Greater Erie Eye and Organ Bank. He served on the advisory board of Vistakon Ophthalmics as well as the speaker’s bureau of ISTA pharmaceutical.
His specialty interests involve working with hard to fit contact lens patients and helping contact lens “drop outs” be successful. He has been in the fore-front in utilizing the latest contact lens designs and lens care options. Dr. Ricart resides in Erie with his wife Lynne and has two grown sons, Ryan and Kevin. Interests outside of work include roller-blading, tennis, golf and gardening.
Dr. Villella’s Farewell to Bayfront Eyecare
About Our Team
Our team of eye care professionals is experienced and friendly. We’re here to help all patients understand their benefits, schedule appointments, and fulfill their eye doctor’s orders. Our opticians can give you guidance in picking out your perfect pair of eyewear, and our friendly office staff is knowledgeable about billing and benefits coverage.
Learn more about our team here!
(Standing) Alli – Annette, ABO – Shelley ABO, NCLE, CPOT (Optical Manager)
Kaylee, CPOT – Matt, CPOT (Technician Manager)– Ana, COMT, NCLE, ABO, COC-A
Billing and Office Managers
Almynd, Nancy – Office Manager
(Standing) Jamie, CPO – Maryann, CPO – Rachel (Front Desk Manager)
Contact Lens Department