The Doctor

Corissa McKallagat, O.D. (Optometrist)

Dr. McKallagat purchased the Eyeglass Shop in early 2016. She has been practicing optometry locally for over 6 years, but it has always been her dream to establish her own practice in vibrant downtown Portsmouth. Dr. McKallagat is a Boston University graduate, after which she attended Dr. White’s alma mater, The New England College of Optometry. Dr. McKallagat is proud to be a New Hampshire native. She grew up in Atkinson and currently lives in Hampton, with her husband, toddler, and her first baby, her golden retriever Kaia. She enjoys spending her summer days at the beach, travelling to Kauai in the winter, as well as skiing, boating, hiking, and enjoying all of New England’s splendors.

Sheila White, O.D. (Optometrist)

Dr. Sheila White received her Doctor of Optometry degree in 1990 from the New England College of Optometry. She is one of the first in New Hampshire to have achieved American Board of Optometry Certification. Dr. White received the New England College of Optometry Clinical Excellence Award and was class Salutatorian. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and the New Hampshire Optometric Association and an affiliate of the Maine Optometric Association. Dr. White enjoys the challenges of designing lenses for patients with unique and complex perscriptions. In addition to contact lenses, pre and post operative surgical care and treatment of ocular disease. Dr. White is dedicated to providing her patients with personal vision care in her state of the art facility. She continues to provide the best possible care for patients by keeping current with technological advancements. Dr. White is also a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Sigma Kappa, the Lions Club, as well as Chamber of Commerce in Portsmouth, NH.

The Eye Team

Scott Walker (Certified optician)

Mr. Walker has over 24 years of optical experience and has been at the Eyeglass Shop for over 10 years. He specializes in optical lenses as well as eyeglass repairs and adjustments. He is dedicated to customer happiness and success and will always go the extra mile to make a customer happy. He loves all of the customers that he can now honestly call his friend. It is rumored that he has pulled out his equipment on several occasions to fix eyeglasses for customers outside the office. In his spare time, he loves spending time with his two girls Madison and Emma and enjoys collecting antiques and toys, especially his amazing collection of Transformers from the 1980’s.

Emily Sellers (Admin, ophthalmic technician)

Emily has been on the team at the Eyeglass Shop for over 5 years. Her duties encompass administrative work as well as patient pre-testing, but she most enjoys patient interaction. Emily brings a sharp eye to assist in frame selection. She loves the beach, camping, and being outdoors. She also enjoys cooking and traveling. She has travelled extensively throughout Greece and Italy and looks forward to her next trip.

Janice White (Office Manager)

Jan began her career owning and operating a very successful local small business. Upon its sale, she joined the Eyeglass Shop team and has been here for the past 24 years. Jan is responsible for and very knowledgeable about all phases of ancillary patient care and office administration. Jan loves that over the years, many customers and patients have become like family. She enjoys kayaking, camping, and new adventures.