Dr. Jennifer Stewart, is an accomplished optometrist and partner at Norwalk Eye Care located in Norwalk, Connecticut. Dr. Stewart’s professional interests and specialties include sports and performance vision, dry eye management, multifocal contact lens fitting, and medical eye care.
Originally from the Hudson Valley, Dr. Stewart received her Bachelor of Science from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York, and earned her Doctor of Optometry from the New England College of Optometry (NECO) in Boston, Massachusetts. She is a member of many professional organizations including the American Optometric Association and the Connecticut Association of Optometrists. She has been a contributor to Optometric Office, Optometry Times, Vision Care Product News, and Optometric Management. Her work has also been featured in New OD, Contact Lens Spectrum, and Women in Optometry.
Dr. Stewart is also the co-founder and Chief Vision Officer at Performance 20/20, a practice specializing in sports and performance vision in Stamford, Connecticut. Performance 20/20 helps athletes improve reaction, anticipation, timing, eye/hand coordination, focusing, attention, and decision making.
In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Stewart has served as a consultant for Coopervision and Johnson and Johnson Vision Care. Among her accolades, Dr. Stewart has been named The Next Generation of Leadership, as well as A Rising Star by Vision Monday. She was also voted the Best Eye Doctor in Fairfield County by The Fairfield County Weekly, and one of The Top 40 Under 40 by the Fairfield County Business Journal. She was awarded the Theia Award for Innovation for her work in sports and performance vision by Women in Optometry in 2019.
In her spare time, Dr. Stewart trains for and competes in triathlons, cycling races and olympic weightlifting. She was a Division 1 college athlete, and still holds two college track and field school records.