Dr. Carl A. Sakovits is a graduate of the State University of New York, State College of Optometry in New York City. Dr. Sakovits has been providing eye care for over twenty-five years to residents of the East Bay and beyond from his office at The Bristol County Medical Center.
His practice includes routine eye care, treatment of eye diseases, the fitting of contact lenses, and emergency eye care. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Rhode Island Optometric Association and is certified in the treatment of eye diseases including glaucoma. His training included an externship at The Omni Eye Services of Rhode Island and Cataract Consultants of Rhode Island, both medically oriented referral practices limited to the treatment of eye diseases. See Our Services
Dr Sakovits was honored with the VOSH International Humanitarian of the Year Award. In addition, he was the first recipient of the SUNY State College of Optometry Alumni of the Year Award. He is also a recipient of the Dr. Max Cohen Memorial Award for outstanding volunteer commitment to community service and the Dr. Louis Herman Memorial Award for dedication and commitment to the Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity. He is also a Rotary Club Paul Harris Fellow. He is the founder of the Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity at the SUNY State College of Optometry and the Past President. He also founded The Northeast Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity and has served as President for the past twenty-five years. see Our Giving Back
He has organized and has led over over thirty multi-disciplinary medical missions to Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Panama. He has also volunteered domestically with Remote Area Medical in parts of Tennessee and the Appalacian Mountains of Virginia. He is a past member of The Eye Care Specialty Advisory Committee at Blue Cross / Blue Shield of Rhode Island and The Quality Assurance and Peer Review Committee of Rhode Island Managed Eyecare.