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Meet the Opticians

Fred McDonald, owner and founder of American Eyecare, has over forty years of experience as an optician. Fred graduated from the Worcester Industrial Technical Institute of Worcester, Massachusetts in 1972.  He spent the following six years managing an optical store in Cape Cod before moving to Laconia.  In 1978, he moved to Laconia, New Hampshire where he continued his work as an optician before opening his own establishment in 1989.  Fred is a Registered Optician with the state of New Hampshire. During leisure hours, one might find Fred skiing, gardening, or spending time with his wife, Suzanne, children Meredith, Meghann and Isaiah, and grandchildren.







Bob Salome
brings forty years of experience to American Eyecare. Bob is a Registered Optician with the State of New Hampshire and a certified member of the American Board of Opticians.  Bob graduated from the Worcester Industrial Technical Institute of Worcester, Massachusetts in 1973.  Bob, and his wife, Karin, have lived in Laconia for 35 years. They have two grown sons, and a new granddaughter.  When he is not at work as an optician, Bob volunteers his time to various ministries of St. James Episcopal Church, and officiates at youth basketball and baseball games.









Don Haywood
has been in the optical industry for thirty-five years, including work in both surfacing and finishing labs for eyewear.  Don is a Registered Optician with the State of New Hampshire and a certified member of the American Board of Opticians. He has eighteen years of retail experience in the local community.  Don joined American Eyecare in 2009.  Don lives in Concord with his wife, Carole, and he enjoys spending time with his children and grandchildren.













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