Dr. Hayden Frechette is a native to upstate New York. Born and raised in Plattsburgh, he graduated from the State University of New York at Albany in 2013 with a BS in Biology and dual minors in Chemistry and Physics. He then graduated from the New England College of Optometry with honors in 2018.
Dr. Frechette's passion lies in diagnosing and treating ocular disease, including diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and macular degeneration. He specializes in management of ocular surface disease, including dry eye from autoimmune disease such as sjorgrens syndrome, thyroid dysfunction and post-operative side effects from cataract or LASIK procedures. Dr. Frechette also specializes in hard-to-fit contacts such as those to correct astigmatism and presbyopia. Dr. Frechette emphasizes patient education and utilizes aspects of both functional and lifestyle medicine to achieve lasting results with his patients.
When Dr. Frechette is not in the eye clinic, he enjoys camping, canoeing, skiing and playing tennis with his wife, Sarah, and their four rescue dogs.