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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Advanced Vision Care the leading provider of vision care products and services in Burlington.

Dr. Randy Fitzgerald

Dr. Fitzgerald graduated from the University of Mary, in Bismark, North Dakota, with a bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 2003. He then attended the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University, graduating in 2008 with an additional B.S. in Vision Sciences and his Doctorate of Optometry. After graduating, Dr. Fitzgerald completed one year Primary Care Residency Program at Salus University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is also certified to use topical and oral pharmaceutical agents. His specialties and interests include ocular disease, contact lenses and vision therapy.

Dr. Fitzgerald is a member of the American Academy of Optometry, the American Optometric Association and Vermont Optometric Association. Dr. Fitzgerald was also awarded Clinical Honors while attending Salus University and received an award for Clinical Excellence during his advanced pediatric clinical rotation.


Dr. David J. Morris

Dr. David J. Morris received his doctorate training from Pacific University’s College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon.  After graduating, he moved back to his home state of Utah and completed a residency in primary care optometry and specialty contact lens fitting at the Salt Lake Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the University of Utah Moran Eye Center.  Dr. Morris practiced optometry in a private practice setting in Utah until 2012, when he moved to Vermont with his family, so that his wife could pursue fellowship training at UVM Medical Center.  Dr. Morris and his wife have two fantastic kids; ages 7 and 3. When not working, he enjoys ski mountaineering, running and being in the mountains.

Dr. Morris is passionate about eye care and particularly enjoys the challenge of specialty contact lens fittings.  This includes fitting soft multifocal contacts and cutting edge specialty gas permeable rigid lenses.  He has particular expertise with patients requiring contact lenses for corneal diseases such as keratoconus or for patients who are experiencing a decline in their vision after refractive surgery.  Dr. Morris also manages patients with glaucoma, macular degeneration, dry eye and minor eye injuries.  He is currently accepting new patients.


Dr. J. Allen Puma

Dr. J. Allen Puma earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Houston in 1987. In 1983 he obtained a BS in Applied Mathematics and a BA in Biology from the University of Vermont. He is a Past President of the Vermont Optometric Association. He completed clinical rotations at the Lighthouse for the Blind, and the Brunswick Naval Air Station. He founded Advanced Vision Care of Burlington, Vermont in 1997. Dr Puma specializes in contact lens fitting and primary eyecare. He is licensed to treat infections and glaucoma. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Vermont Optometric Association.