About Our Practice
North Coast Eye Care is pleased to offer a wide range of optometric services, eye care products including eyeglasses, specialty eyewear, frames, and contact lenses. Our staff is happy to help however we can.
Our guarantee of your personalized care goes beyond our mission. Our doctors are committed to providing exceptional eye care with a compassionate touch. Our leading edge diagnostic and therapeutic technology allows our doctors to meet the visual demands and lifestyle needs of all our patients, regardless of age. We go beyond the standard of care.
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About Our Team
Our team of eye care professionals is experienced and friendly. We’re here to help all patients understand their benefits, schedule appointments, and fulfill their eye doctor’s orders. Our opticians can give you guidance in picking out your perfect pair of eyewear, and our friendly office staff is knowledgeable about billing and benefits coverage.
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Dr. David A. DelPrincipe
Dr. DelPrincipe was born and raised in Lorain, Ohio. He attended The Ohio State University and continued his education at the Illinois College of Optometry where he received a Bachelor of Science degree along with his Doctor of Optometry Degree. Dr. DelPrincipe did extensive externships at various hospitals and health centers in Chicago. He was Treasurer for the Council on Ethics and a member of the Sports Vision Association. Dr. DelPrincipe practiced with a large Cleveland eye care group for several years before joining Family Eye Care Associates in Amherst, Ohio. Dr. DelPrincipe also assumed the practice of Dr. Charles A. Norris in January of 2008, and created what is now North Coast Eye Care, with partners Dr. Beth Yoder and Dr. Tom Kelly. He is certified by the International Association of Boards of Examiners in Optometry in the Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease, and holds membership in The Ohio Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association.
Dr. Beth Yoder
Dr. Beth Yoder assumed the practice of Dr. Charles Norris in January of 2008, along with her partners, Dr. David DelPrincipe and Dr. Tom Kelly, and created North Coast Eye Care. She is a graduate of The Ohio State University where she obtained her Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Optometry Degrees. She interned exclusively with Cleveland’s Veteran’s Hospital. After graduation, she broadened her experience by becoming a staff member of the Cleveland Clinic Health System. She is also certified by the International Association of Boards of Examiners in Optometry in the Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease. Dr. Yoder is an active member in the Ohio and American Optometric Associations.
Dr. Stephen Koos
Dr. Stephen Koos was born in Gyor, Hungary. After having escaped with his parents during the Hungarian revolution in 1956, he settled in Lorain, Ohio where he grew up. Dr. Koos was introduced to optometry at a young age when eyeglasses and contact lenses were prescribed to correct his vision. He knew he wanted to pursue medicine and chose optometry because it allowed him to have a family life as well.
Dr. Koos graduated from Lorain High School. After completing a six year program of undergraduate study and optometry school – Ohio State University and the Ohio State College of Optometry – he earned his Doctor of Optometry degree in 1976. Dr. Koos has been practicing in Lorain County ever since. His specialties include general optometry with emphasis in vision therapy, contact lenses and geriatrics. He is a proud member of the Ohio Optometric Association and American Optometric Association.
Dr. Koos retired in February 2021.
Dr. Francesco Maiorca
Dr. Maiorca was born and raised in Avon Lake, Ohio, and is a graduate of Avon Lake High School. He recieved a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from The Ohio State University, where he was a member of the varsity cross country and track teams. He attended The Ohio State College of Optometry where he recieved his Doctorate of Optometry degree.
Dr. Maiorca completed his internship training at The MetroHealth System’s department of ophthalmology and the VA Central Ohio Healthcare System. He held an active role in FCO (Fellowship of Christian Optometrists), attending two service trips to Frome, Jamaica to provide free eye care. He is trained to treat a variety of eye conditions ranging from glaucoma, dry eye, and diabetic eye care to specialty contact lenses and pediatric eye exams. He is an active member in the Ohio Optometric Association and American Optometric Association.
In his free time, Dr. Maiorca enjoys running, cooking and trying new foods, and rooting for Ohio State and Cleveland sports teams.
Dr. Haifa Lattouf
Dr. Lattouf was born in Warren, Michigan and moved to Lakewood, OH when she was 3 years old. When Dr. Lattouf was in the third grade, she and her family moved to Westlake, OH, where she currently resides. Dr. Lattouf is Lebanese and first generation American. Her parents were born and raised in Lebanon and she enjoys going to see her family in Lebanon during the summer. Dr. Lattouf received her Bachelor’s in Science from The Ohio State University in 2013 and her Doctorate of Optometry from MCPHS University in Massachusetts in 2018. During optometry school, she was an active member in the Private Practice Club and Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity. Following optometry school, Dr. Lattouf completed a one year residency in ocular disease at the Louis Stokes VAMC in Cleveland through The Ohio State University. In August of 2019, Dr. Lattouf began working at North Coast Eye Care at the Amherst and North Ridgeville locations. She holds her therapeutic license through the Ohio Board of Optometry and is a member of The Ohio Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association.