Meet Our Team

Dr. Inna Lazar Ophthalmology


Dr. Lazar obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology with a minor in Biology from the University of Pittsburgh and her Doctor of Optometry Degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry now known as Salus University.

Dr. Lazar’s clinical training includes diagnosis and management of ocular diseases, specialty contact lens fittings, pediatric and geriatric eye exams as well as comprehensive primary eye care.

She received her training at numerous hospitals throughout the United States including The Eye Institute in Philadelphia, the Einstein Hospital in Philadelphia, Ophthalmic Consultants of Connecticut in Fairfiled and Kay, Tabas & Niknam Ophthalmology Associates in Philadelphia.

She is a member of the American Optometric Association, American Academy of Optometry as well as Connecticut Optometric Association. Dr. Lazar is also able to perform a comprehensive eye exam in multiple languages including Ukrainian and Russian.

Dr. Lazar especially enjoys working with children and has participated in the volunteer Head Start program, providing initial screenings and eye exams to the children in Philadelphia.

During her free time, Dr. Lazar enjoys traveling with her husband and spending time with her family and friends. She is a true food enthusiast and loves to try and cook different cuisines. To stay active she plays tennis and was on a college tennis team.

Dr. Sarah Lechanski

Dr. Sarah Lechanski

"Trust, care, and family are my values that I live both personally and professionally. It is important to me that my patients trust me and are cared for as if they are my family members. I take the time to listen to each patient’s needs and lifestyle in order to personalize their treatment plan and ensure high quality and efficient eye care.”

Dr. Sarah Lechanski is an optometrist with over a decade of experience. She focuses on total family eye care including comprehensive eye examinations for ages 4 and up, medical eye care, diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease, emergency eye care to include eye infections and foreign bodies, contact lens fittings, LASIK consultations and surgical co-management.

Dr. Lechanski earned her doctorate from The Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Niagara University, where she graduated cum laude. Prior to moving to Fairfield County, Dr. Lechanski was an FDA clinical sub investigator for the treatment of presbyopia. She has volunteered her time and expertise to provide eye care in Guatemala and continues to look for ways to serve the eye care needs of the community.

Dr. Lechanski is no stranger to cold winters as she grew up in Buffalo, NY. She has enjoyed the palm trees while living in Tampa, FL, endured the Windy City of Chicago, and has planted roots in Connecticut with her husband and two children. Dr. Lechanski enjoys reading, baking, and spending time outdoors. She looks forward to welcoming her patients to this new location.

Dr. Inna Lazar Ophthalmology

Amanda Bauersfeld

Practice Manager

Amanda was born and raised in New Canaan, and grew up playing soccer, lacrosse, snowboarding, and riding horses competitively. She graduated in 2020 from the University of Vermont, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a Crime and Criminal Justice concentration. After graduating in the beginning of the Covid-19 Pandemic, she had a strong desire to help in the healthcare field.

Amanda is an avid coffee lover, and loves playing with her three dogs, cooking and spending time with her friends. Amanda is a dual-citizen in the United States and Italy, and loves to travel when she has the opportunity.

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