Charles M. Collins, M.D. - ophthalmologist in Middletown, RI

Charles M. Collins, M.D.

Dr. Collins is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist, graduating from The Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Collins is also a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and served as a P-3 pilot before entering medical school. He completed his ophthalmology residency training at Bethesda Naval Hospital and worked as a military physician at the Newport Naval Hospital before entering private practice. He served as the President of the Medical Staff of Naval Hospital Newport.
Currently, he is the Medical Director at the East Bay Surgery Center, where twenty surgeons perform state-of–the-art ophthalmic surgery. Dr. Collins also does mission work with New England Volunteers in Optometric Service to Humanity.
Frederic J. Kelley, O.D. - ophthalmologist in Middletown, RI

Frederic J. Kelley III, O.D.

Dr. Kelley is a licensed board optometrist with twenty years of experience. He is a graduate of Assumption College and the New England College of Optometry. He is a 20 year Navy veteran.

Dr. Kelley has a strong background in the latest technology in vision correction and diagnosis and treatment of eye disease. He also specializes in contact lens fitting including therapeutic lenses, multifocal soft and rigid gas permeable (RGP). Dr. Kelley also specializes in pediatric eye care, from comprehensive eye exams to treatment of eye disorders. Dr. Kelley also provides lasik consultation, pre-operative and post-operative care for TLC Laser Eye Centers.
Carlos R. DeFreitas, O.D. - ophthalmologist in Middletown, RI

Carlos R. DeFreitas, O.D.

Dr. DeFreitas is a graduate of Providence College where he received his B.A. degree in 1990. He continued his graduate education at the The New England College of Optometry where he received his Doctor of Optometry degree in 1994. Dr. DeFreitas specializes in complete family eye care, including routine vision exams, contact lens services, therapeutic intervention including the treatment of glaucoma and the pre- and post-operative co-management of cataract and refractive surgery patients.
He is licensed in Rhode Island and Massachusetts with full therapeutic privileges and is a member of the Rhode Island and American Optometric Association. Dr. DeFreitas has been providing eye care services on Aquidneck Island since his internship at the Newport Naval Hospital in 1993.

Dr. DeFreitas is a native of Rhode Islander and is a first generation American of immigrant parents from the island of Faial Azores. Dr. DeFreitas is also fluent in Portuguese and Spanish.