Our Team

Our friendly and helpful staff are dedicated to ensuring that all of your eye care needs are handled in a timely and professional manner. We strive to provide you and your family with an eye care experience that is second to none.

Dr. Mark Blasbalg

Dr. Mark Blasbalg

Dr. Mark Blasbalg grew up in Rhode Island and earned his undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Rhode Island. He then continued his studies at Pennsylvania College of Optometry and received his doctorate in Optometry.  Dr. Mark has been an Optometrist in Coventry for over 40 years, and founded Acuity Vision & Eyewear Center in 1998.  His primary professional interest lies in family eye care and long-term treatment of geriatric patients.

When not seeing patients, Dr. Mark enjoys gardening, travel, and spending family time with his children and grandchildren.

Dr. Liane Prytula

Dr. Liane Prytula

Dr. Liane grew up in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Her undergraduate studies were in Biology at the University of Calgary.  She then went on to graduate Summa Cum Laude from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago with Clinical Honors in Primary Care, Contact Lenses, and Ocular Disease.  She gained further experience in diagnosing and treating a wide range of eye conditions during her clinical rotations through the VA Hospitals in Newington, CT and Las Vegas, NV, as well as rotations through the Illinois Eye Institute in Chicago.

In addition to her clinical skills, Dr. Liane has enjoyed teaching the next generation of eye care providers as a teaching assistant and tutor at ICO. Her attention to detail and background experience in a variety of optometric specialties provides a unique degree of expertise to her patients. Dr. Liane believes there is nothing more valuable than a person’s ability to see, and stresses the importance of yearly eye health examinations to detect and prevent eye disease in its earliest stages.

Cathy - Billing Specialist

Cathy – Billing Specialist

Cathy has been working with Dr. Blasbalg since 1991, and has been at Acuity since it first opened! She is our billing and insurance specialist, but you may also find her helping out at the front desk, in the optical department, or anywhere else around the office!  In her spare time, Cathy likes to spend time with her family and friends discovering new restaurants.

Jane - Receptionist

Jane – Receptionist

Jane has been working in the medical field for 24 years!  She will greet you upon your arrival at our office, and also handles scheduling, referrals, and communicates with our referring physicians.  Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her family, vacationing, and attending her children’s sporting events.

Sarah - Optician

Sarah – Optician

Sarah has been in the optical industry since 2015. She started out as a technician, but quickly found that her true passion was in the optical department and worked her way up to become an optician! Sarah is currently completing her American Board of Opticianry (ABO) certification to further her knowledge and fine-tune her opticianry skills.  She loves helping patients find a unique frame to match their personality and style!  When not working or studying, Sarah enjoys spending time with her puppy Athena, and skiing.

Kelley - Optician

Kelley – Optician

Kelley has been in the optical industry for 20 years, including experience in an optical lens manufacturing lab. She runs our edging (lens cutting) equipment to create your glasses in-house, and handles most of our optical inventory.  Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family and two dogs.

Britney - Technician

Britney – Technician

Britney has worked as an ophthalmic/optometric technician since 2010, joining the staff at Acuity Vision in 2019. She handles all of our contact lens needs, and will perform any medical testing needed to help the doctors diagnose & treat eye diseases and other problems.  When she is not working, she enjoys spending time travelling with her husband and children.