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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Hayden Optometric Associates the leading provider of vision care products and services in Mansfield.

Dr. Joel B. Hayden OD, CNS

A New England College of Optometry graduate, Dr. Hayden opened his first practice in 1993. Dr.Hayden specializes in contact lenses and dry eye syndrome. He is an orthokeratologist as well, having been certified to fit OrthoK ( CRT) Lenses. His vast experience has also allowed him to fit very difficult contact lenses, including Scleral contacts.

Active in the community, Dr. Hayden is a past member of the Mansfield Lions Club serving on the board for several years, as well as past president. On a lighter note, Dr. Hayden is an active member of the Screen Actors Guild. He has been in over 10 major motion pictures including The Fighter, Stuck on You, The Great Debaters, and most recently The Heat.

Dr. Hayden has always been very active and believes that eye health begins with overall health.  He is an active Crossfitter, holds a Level I Crossfit training certification, and has a black belt in Mixed Martial Arts.  In 2012, Dr. Hayden received his CNS, Certified Nutritional Specialist.  This certification makes him one of only 8 optometrists nationwide to call themselves nutritionists.

Dr. Hayden was named one of the “Top Optometrists” in the United States for 2006 and 2007 by the Consumers’ Research Council of America.