Our Team

The eye doctors and staff at OculusDocs have been providing quality eye care in the greater Hartford area for over 20 years.

Dr. Jenny Cha, Optometrist

Dr. Jenny Cha holds a Bachelor’s degree in Science from the University of Waterloo in Canada and obtained her Doctorate of Optometry from the New England College of Optometry in 1997. She is an active member of both the American Optometric Association and the Connecticut Association of Optometrists. With advanced training, Dr. Cha is adept at treating and managing a wide range of eye diseases.

Serving the Connecticut community since 1997, she considers it a privilege to be entrusted with her patients’ eye healthcare.

Dr. Cha is fluent in Korean and has a passion for shopping, spending quality time with her husband, two wonderful children, and adorable dog. She also enjoys traveling and reading whenever time permits.

Dr. Meghan Kelleman, Optometrist

Dr. Meghan Kelleman earned her Doctorate of Optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University. She is a member of the American Optometric Association, Connecticut Association of Optometrists, Gold Key Honor Society, and has received the prestigious Dr. Robert A. Kraskin Award for Excellence in Scholarly Research for her research in the behavioral concept of macular degeneration. Dr. Kelleman specializes in primary eye care and disease management for patients of all ages. 

Dr. Kelleman is deeply connected to her Connecticut roots as a lifelong resident and a University of Connecticut alumnae. She actively participates in the West Hartford Women’s Chorale and volunteers for the Connecticut Easter Seals. During her leisure moments, she enjoys playing softball and hiking with her husband Michael and their two daughters.

Peggy Scougall, Optician

Peggy Scougall is a seasoned Licensed Optician and Contact Lens Fitter. With a career spanning over 20 years, Peggy collaborates with leading contact lens vendors to provide her patients with the finest fit and visual clarity possible. Her dedication extends to teaching and preparing colleagues for the State Opticians Exam.

Beyond her optical pursuits, Peggy is an enthusiastic reader who tends to her perennial gardens in the summer and embraces the thrill of skiing in Vermont and the Berkshires during winter. Alongside her husband Michael, she shares a passion for travel and has explored the White and Smokey Mountains and ventured to Whistler in British Columbia, always seeking new adventures on the horizon.

Driana Rivera, Medical Assistant

Meet Driana Rivera, a dedicated Certified Medical Assistant with seven years of experience in the field of optometry. Her expertise lies in patient correspondence and pre-screening, ensuring a seamless and efficient process for patients before they meet the doctor. With a passion for healthcare and a commitment to providing top-notch service, Driana is a valuable asset to our team. 

Beyond her work in the medical field, Driana is an avid reader, finding solace in the pages of books and constantly expanding her knowledge.

Dominique Veilleux, Optician

Dominique is your go-to for your eyewear selection needs.

She first worked in the optical field as an apprentice optician in the fall of 2016. During that time, she decided to commit to the ophthalmic design and dispensing program at Middlesex Community College.

An optician since 2019, Dominique became an integral part of OculusDocs when we relocated to our new Glastonbury office.

Outside of work, Dominique finds joy in spending time with her significant other, her two step kids, and their kitty Luna. Together, they frequently enjoy hikes and other outdoorsy activities. While at home, Dominique loves to bake sweet treats for those that she loves.

Christian Baillargeon, Eyewear Enthusiast

Christian, with over a decade of expertise, utilizes creativity and precision to provide tailored eyewear solutions, ensuring attention to detail and patient care. Passionate about enhancing patients’ vision, he blends doctor-prescribed lenses with frames that suit their lifestyle. His role extends to curating a diverse, high-quality eyewear stock for the office. Engaging in consultations, he guides patients on the latest lens technologies, tailoring solutions to meet their unique vision requirements. As the newest addition to the OculusDocs team, he eagerly anticipates contributing to future success. 

Beyond work, he indulges in outdoor activities, relishing Connecticut’s changing seasons through hiking and swimming, while also enjoying literature and art gallery visits during his free time.

LaiChu Wong, Director

LaiChu joined Oculus in 2001 and pursued her education at Central Connecticut State University and Southern Connecticut State University. Before her tenure with OculusDocs, she had the privilege of serving patients at Twin Maples and Middlesex Pediatrics, where she attended to their healthcare needs. She has grown with OculusDocs from medical technician to medical billing specialist, and now holds the position of director. 

LaiChu’s personal interests include a deep love for food, which she firmly believes brings people together.  You can often find her reading, cherishing moments with family, and indulging in Sunday brunches with friends. 

Gail Bouffard, Patient Coordinator

Gail seamlessly transitions between weekend and weekday responsibilities, showcasing her versatility. She has worked for Dr. Cha since 2009 and within OculusDocs, her focus is on providing unwavering support to the dedicated full-time staff. Her greatest contribution to OculusDocs over the years has been her loyalty. 

 Outside of the professional realm, her love for reading not only aligns with her personal interests but also served as the foundation for my connection with Dr. Cha, as they first met in a shared book club.