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Our Staff

Meet our experienced and friendly staff who make Newport Optical the leading provider of vision care products and services in Newport.

Tara Selby, Optician

Tara Selby joined Newport Optical in December of 1999.  Tara’s desire to continue her education led her to enroll in the Optician’s course through Community College of Vermont, where she graduated with her Associates Degree in Applied Science.  Tara became a licensed optician in Vermont shortly after graduation.  She is a proud member of The Vermont Opticians Association and The Opticians Association of America.

Tara enjoys helping customers select the right style eyewear and lens style to fit their vision and lifestyle needs. She performs adjustments, repairs and manages the in-house edging laboratory where, in most cases, same day services can be rendered.

Tara also coordinates our Lasik program, scheduling pre and post-operative appointments with many centers around Vermont, New Hampshire, and Canada.

Tara currently resides in Morgan with her husband and two children. In her free time, she enjoys kayaking on Lake Seymour, spending time in her gardens and camping in Maine.