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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make C&R Vision Center the leading provider of vision care products and services in Victor.

Richard Chute, O.D.

Dr. Chute, the founder of C & R Vision back in 1985, graduated with a Doctorate in Optometry from SUNY Optometry in 1984. He is involved in many professional societies including the American Optometric Association, New York State Optometric Association, and Rochester Optometric Association. Dr. Chute and his wife Kim have been Victor residents since 1985 and Dr. Chute sat on both the Village of Victor Zoning and Planning Boards for a combination of seven years. He has coached many local sports teams over the years that his children have participated in at Victor Central School. Dr. Chute prides himself on being a resident of the town he works in and being a big Buffalo Bills fan.

Natasha Decker, O.D.

Dr. Decker received her Doctorate of Optometry from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN, graduating in 2005. Previous to that, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Psychology from the State University of New York at Albany. Dr. Decker is an active member of the American Optometric Association, the New York State Optometric Association, and the Rochester Optometric Association. She and her family reside in Farmington.

Brian Pratt, O.D.

Dr. Pratt received his Doctorate of Optometry from the New England College of Optometry in Boston, MA in 2001. He previously achieved a Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Pratt was born and raised in the Rochester area and has practiced optometry locally since 2001. He is an active member of the American Optometric Society, the New York State Optometric Association, and the Rochester Optometric Association. He is an avid sports fan.

 Dawn Pisello, O.D.

Dr. Pisello received her Doctorate of Optometry from the Salus University in Elkins Park, PA in 1993. Previously graduated from University of Rochester with Bachelor of Science in Cell and Developmental Biology in 1988. She has been practicing optometry locally since 1993. She is a Yankees fan and enjoys traveling.

Fred Edmunds, O.D.

Dr. Fred received his Doctorate of Optometry from the New England College of Optometry in Boston, MA in 1984. He is known for his efforts to promote awareness of the importance of vision in sports worldwide.

 

Our Opticians

Ann Fravel

Ann received her Associate’s Degree in Applied Science from Erie Community College in 1975 & became a licensed optician that same year. She joined the staff of C & R Vision in 1986. She is a member of The New York State Society of Opticians. Ann & her family reside in Fairport.

Jeffrey Braun

Jeffrey has over 20 years combined experience as both a NY State Licensed Optician and in managing optical labs. He joined C & R in August of 2006. He is a member of The New York State Society of Opticians. He and his family reside in Farmington.

Nick Gianforte

Nick joined our family in 2011. He has been an optician since 2010 and is a current member of the New York State Society of Opticians. He enjoys music, and spending time with his wife.

Abbee Giddings

Abbee has been with us since 2013 She has been a New York State licensed optician since 2008, and is a member of the New York State Society of Opticians. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family.

Katie Brownell

Katie is focusing on completing her apprenticeship with our opticians, with a concentration in fitting contact lenses. She enjoys spending time with her family.