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Columbia Opticians Your Eye Doctor in Manhattan, New York

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Ensuring crisp and clear vision is only one part of first-rate eye care. In addition to testing visual acuity, our eye doctor focuses on the comprehensive and long-term health of your eyes and vision. Using the latest in optometric technology such as digital imaging, in our Manhattan office, we will inspect your eyes thoroughly with a comprehensive eye and vision assessment. Our optometric experts stay up to date with the rapid progress of medicine and technology, so you benefit from precise diagnoses and optimal treatments. Many common eye diseases, such as macular degeneration, cataracts and glaucoma, do not present symptoms until a late stage. For early detection and effective medical treatment of eye disease, visit our highly qualified and skilled eye doctor regularly for a comprehensive eye exam.
At our optical we carry a large collection of designer frames, eyeglasses & contact lenses for all your vision needs.

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Complete eye exams are not just for updating your prescription. Learn more about what your eye doctor will screen for, what to expect at your appointment.

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We carry a large variety of top designer frames for both eyeglasses and sunglasses, including the latest styles, functional options, and prices in sunglasses and prescription eyeglasses.

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We offer a wide range of contact lenses to fit your needs, whether you wear daily, weekly or monthly disposables, check out our selection of lenses at Columbia Opticians.

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It is very important to take your children for eye exams on a regular basis. Pediatric eye care incorporates special techniques and technology to ensure accurate testing and help us accommodate young children.

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Meet Our Manhattan Eye Doctor
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Dr. Allon Nejatheim

Dr. Allon grew up in Great Neck. He gained an interest in the health field while attending NYU and pursued an optometry degree in the New England College of Optometry in Boston. He keeps updated on the latest developments regarding contact lenses and ocular pathology. He wants to make a...
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Q: How do I know if I have Dry Eye?
A: Dry eye syndrome can only be diagnosed by an eye doctor. We take your symptoms into account, including the eyes feeling dry, burning, itchy or irritated. Watery eyes and blurry vision are also common because the tears, which protect the outermost surface of the eye, can be unstable.

Q: What are some of the symptoms of Dry Eye?
A: There are numerous symptoms of dry eye disease, but the most common ones include excess tearing, lack of tearing, burning, redness, foreign body sensation, intermittently blurred vision, and an inability to tolerate contact lenses. If you have any of the above symptoms, and want a professional diagnosis, please make an appointment here.

Q: What are some of the warning signs of Dry Eye? How is it best detected?
A: Warning signs of dry eye can accumulate gradually over time. For example, contact lens wearers may incorrectly assume their lenses are old and need to be replaced. Other times, the eyes become watery, burn, or itch. Many cases are sub-clinical – they can only be diagnosed with the use of microscopic detection and special equipment! We look at tear quality, tear meniscus, and gland structure. Research suggests testing the tear osmolarity is a reliable indicator of dry eye disease, for pre-treatment and post-treatment assessment.

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Eye Emergencies

If you experience loss of vision, double vision, swelling, infection or any eye emergency, contact us immediately for guidance. We’ll help you with the best treatment to prevent complications and promote long-lasting clear eyesight.

Please call our office at: 212-316-2020 for further instructions. Use your best judgment on urgency, if you feel the need to find the nearest emergency room.

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