About Us

Dr. Richard Liner

Dr. Richard Liner: Eye Doctor Coventry, RI
    In 1985 “Dr. Mel’s Nephew” joined Coventry Eye Care Associates and Optical Center, maintaining his uncle’s warmth and sense of humor.  Dr. Rick’s special interests include: comprehensive family eye care, anterior eye disease and treatment, glaucoma diagnostics and treatment, refractive surgery co-management and custom contact lens services.  After graduating from The University of Massachusetts with a Bachelor’s of Science degree and a love of visual science, he enrolled at The Pennsylvania College of Optometry and received his Doctor of Optometry Degree in 1985.  Dr. Rick is an active member of The Rhode Island Optometric Association and American Optometric Association.  

Dr. Thomas LinerDr. Thomas Liner: Eye Doctor Coventry, RI
    Dr. Tom, Dr. Rick’s brother, came to the practice in 1990 bringing his friendly, warm and caring “chairside manner”.  His special interests include: dry eye disease treatment, children’s vision care, comprehensive eye health and vision examinations, therapeutic treatment of anterior segment disease, contact lens services, pre and post-operative co-management of refractive and cataract surgery. 
    Dr. Tom graduated from the University of Massachusetts in 1986 with a B.S. degree, majoring in psychology.  He received his Doctor of Optometry degree in 1990 from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry.  Dr. Tom is an active member of the Rhode Island Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association.


Mr. Roland DauplaiseMr. Roland Dauplaise
    Since 1975, Optician Roland has been part of our family serving Coventry and surrounding communities by fabricating the finest in prescription eyewear.  A licensed, registered optician with over 35 years of experience, he is invaluable in giving every patient the confidence they need in selecting new eyeglasses to meet their lifestyle requirements.  Roland is always eager to educate patients about the many new options now available.  His experience and reputation is second to none.  He invites you to stop by anytime to see the latest in fashion frames, value eyewear packages, lens options, or just talk about GOLF.  It is his pleasure to serve you.