Below is a list of the top and leading Optometrists in New York. To help you find the best Optometrists located near you in New York, our team at Kev’s Best put together our own list based on this rating points list.
New York’s Best Optometrists:
The top rated Optometrists in New York are:
- Dr. Alan B. Schlussel – NY NJ Optometrist
- Dr. Arkady Selenow – Manhattan Vision Associates
- Dr. Sean C. Fein – Starbase Optometry
- Dr. Connie Dong – Metropolitan Optometric Associates
- Dr. Deeba Chaudri – Cosmopolitan Eyecare
NY NJ Optometrist
Dr. Alan B. Schlussel received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology from Binghamton University in 1980. He received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the State College of Optometry in New York in 1984. He has been in private practice for over 25 years.
Doctor Schlussel is currently the managing partner of both private eye care offices in Midtown New York City and West Orange,N.J. In December of 1989, Dr. Schlussel became a fellow in the American Academy of Optometry and is currently a prestigious member of this organization. He is also a member of the American Optometric Association along with the New York and New Jersey State Optometric Associations. He has been extensively trained in the diagnosis and treatment of eye disease and in the co-management of LASIK.
Over the past 15 years, Dr. Schlussel has developed a dry eye center of excellence within his private office. Having dry eyes himself, he has been successful at treating and managing patients with dry eyes. The Dry Eye Treatment Center of New York and New Jersey offers appointments for the treatment and management of Ocular Surface Disease (Dry Eye Syndrome). Dr. Schlussel regularly answers your vision related questions. Dr. Schlussel recently lectured to a large group of optometrists on the effects of dry eyes on sports performance.
NY Dry Eye Center, Eye Emergencies, Eye Allergies, Eye Education, Eye Glasses, Contact Lens
“I’ve been a patient of Dr Schlussel’s for nearly 8 years and think he and his staff are fantastic. They are very attentive and responsive and their level of care is unmatched. I wear both contacts and glasses and have never had any issues with either! I’ve even contacted their after-hours line on the weekend for an emergency and got a callback from Dr. Schlussel directly.” -Megan Carlson
Manhattan Vision Associates
Dr. Arkady Selenow is a founding partner of Manhattan Vision Associates (1984) and Queens Eye Associates (1991), graduated with honors from the New England College of Optometry in 1980. He completed internships at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington D.C. and The Gessel Institute of Child Development in New Haven Connecticut. After graduation he completed a residency in Pediatric Vision Therapy at SUNY College of Optometry where he has taught aspiring optometrists for over 25 years. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and is a Founding faculty member of the Institute for Vision Research (1991).
An accomplished researcher, lecturer, and author, Dr. Selenow has co-authored over 40 research papers that have been published and/or presented in prestigious optometric and ophthalmologic journals and scientific conferences. In addition, he is a co-author of the textbook Amblyopia: Basic and Clinical Aspects. New York: Butterworth, 1991.
Preparing for an Eye Exam, Comprehensive Eye Exam, Eye Exam for Contact Lenses, Pediatric Eye Exams, Eye Emergencies, Eye Allergies, Dry Eye Treatment, Management of Ocular Disease, Advanced Technology, Diabetic Retinopathy, Astigmatism Diagnosis, Designer Frames, Prescription Eyeglasses, Sports Eyewear Fitting
“OMG! It was my first time going to Manhattan Vision Associates. And I do not regret it. The staff is polite. The doctors are very thorough in examining your eyes. They take their time to get you the best care that is needed. I tell people if they need to see an eye doctor, go to Manhattan Vision Associates.” -Janice M
Dr. Sean C. Fein has been practicing optometry for almost 20 years and still loves the field today as much as day one. After graduating from Brooklyn College and Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry in Ft. Lauderdale, Dr. Fein returned to NYC to specialize in contact lenses and primary ocular disease. Vast improvements in contact lens technology have allowed him to offer better multifocal, bifocal and astigmatic (toric) options for visual clarity and comfort to his patients.
Dr. Fein enjoys the rest of his time traveling with his family and having good times with lifelong friends. He loves all things related to Star Trek and Star Wars, The N.Y. Yankees , and reading book after book on the train between Brooklyn and Manhattan.
Comprehensive Eye Exam, Optomap Retinal Imaging, Contact Lens Evaluations, Contact Lens Training, Glasses/Spectacle Exams, Computer Vision Syndrome, Dry Eye Evaluations, Glaucoma Screening, LASIK Consultations, Emergency/Same Day Visits
“My exam was handled very professionally, and I was very impressed with the questions the doctor asked and the discussion we had. I would recommend Starbase Optometry to anyone.” -Kathy Semble
Metropolitan Optometric Associates
Dr. Connie Dong received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the SUNY College of Optometry in 1992 where she was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society and the recipient of the Esther J. Werner Memorial Award for Excellence. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania in 1988.
She completed her clinical training in primary eye care at the SUNY College of Optometry in New York City and in ocular disease at the Wilson Health Center and Genesee Valley Hospital, Department of Ophthalmology, in Rochester, New York.
Comprehensive Eye Exam, Contact Lens Fitting, Treatment of Eye Diseases, Emergency Care, LASIK, Corneal Refractive Therapy
“Came in for the first time for a comprehensive eye exam a few weeks ago and had a phenomenal experience. Dr. Dong and her staff are kind, efficient, and extremely knowledgeable.” -Alexandra Britt
Dr. Deeba Chaudri has been practicing Optometry for over 15 years. Her experience includes practicing full scope optometry with a specialized emphasis on contact lens fittings, including specialty fits and multifocal/bifocal contact lenses. She is also trained in the diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease and infections and the treatment of dry eyes.
Dr. Chaudri was the Regional Director of Eyecare for Lenscrafters from 2008-2011. She supervised and trained 34 optometrists to provide cutting edge quality of care to our patients. Dr. Chaudri received a Doctor of Optometry degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry and a Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada.
Contact Lens Exams, Eye and Vision Exams, LASIK Eye Surgery, Hard to Fit Contacts, Ortho-K, Computer Vision Treatment, Sunglasses, Comprehensive Exams, Computer Vision Syndrome, Eye Allergies, Glaucoma Treatment, Clarifye
“Love Cosmopolitan Eyecare! The staff are lovely. State of the art equipment for eye exams. Dr. Chaudri is the best. She is kind and thorough and explains all of your results and is happy to answer questions. It makes the exam process a pleasure.” -Diane Labert
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