Dr. Noell Acord is a residency-trained optometrist who joined Maine Eye in September of 2022. She provides a spectrum of services ranging from comprehensive and medical eye exams to specialty contact lenses. 

A Maine native, Dr. Acord grew up in Richmond, Maine. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Maine at Orono with a Bachelor of Science in Biology.  She earned her optometry degree at the New England College of Optometry in Boston and was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society. After graduation, she completed a post-doctoral residency in Primary Eye Care and Cornea and Contact Lenses at the George E. Wahlen VA Medical Center and affiliate sites in Salt Lake City, Utah. Her residency provided her with extensive training in specialty contact lenses including scleral, hybrid, and gas permeable lenses for adult and pediatric populations. Dr. Acord was the recipient of the Gas Permeable Contact Lens Clinical Excellence Award and is a member of both the Maine Optometric Association and American Optometric Association. 

Dr. Acord’s practice is at Maine Eye’s Lowell Campus location at 15 Lowell Street in Portland.