Meet Dr. Ireland
Dr. Ireland joined Koch Eye Associates as an optometrist in 2007. Prior to relocating to Rhode Island, Dr. Ireland practiced in Georgia and her home state of Connecticut. She is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Rhode Island Optometric Association, and the Beta Sigma Kappa optometric honor fraternity. She currently resides in Newport, RI with her husband.
With over 25 years of experience, Dr. Ireland is well-versed in fitting soft and rigid gas permeable contact lenses. She enjoys helping patients of all ages be successful in their contact lens wear.
Areas of Expertise
Dr. Ireland practices the full scope of optometry with a special interest in contact lenses. Dr. Ireland is skilled in specialty lenses and enjoys fitting challenging patients.
Dr. Ireland graduated cum laude from the University of Connecticut where she received a bachelor’s degree in molecular and cell biology. Dr. Ireland then graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry where she received several scholarships and awards, including the CIBA Vision Contact Lens Achievement Award.
"Dr.Ireland is phenomenal to say the least.. my questions concerns always answered the staff very friendly and ready to help. Would and have recommended Koch eye!!!"
"Thank you to Dr. Ireland and Dr. Rosenfeld, they are amazing!!! Would thoroughly recommend them to everyone!"
"Everything is great at Koch Eye Care! Dr Ireland is very caring and listens to your questions."
"Had a very nice visit yesterday . I like Dr Ireland very much . She's very professional and thorough but very friendly and personable too. She answered all my concerns and spent quite a bit of time with me , did not feel rushed at all . Would highly recommend her !"
"I recommend Koch eye North Kingstown! From entering the door a refreshing experience. Receptionist was excellent! The assistant was one the most pleasant I’ve been with. Finally Dr. Ireland is a great doctor. Clear considered and very pleasant"