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  • Doctor’s Name:Bradley R Meltzer
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  • About the Doctor:Dr. Meltzer of Eye Vision Associates is a 1996 graduate of the State University of New York College of Optometry. Upon completing his education, he did a residency in Vision Therapy / Rehabilitation and Pediatrics. During his residency, he became proficient in the identification and treatment of Learning Related Vision Problems, Head Trauma and Stroke Related Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation, Strabismus, Amblyopia, Ocular Motor Dysfunction, and Accommodative Disorders. Dr. Meltzer also spent a considerable amount of time in Pediatrics and enjoys working with children of any age. Prior to joining Eye Vision Associates, Dr. Meltzer expanded his training by working in various professional settings. He has significant experience in the treatment and management of patients with glaucoma, LASIK surgery, cataract surgery, macular degeneration, and ocular disease. He has been involved in the patient care of residents at several local nursing and adult day care facilities. Along with his time at Eye Vision Associates, Dr. Meltzer also works at the Northport VA Medical Center. At the hospital he provides vision therapy to head trauma patients and is involved in the education of the optometric residents. He is also the head optometrist for the hospital's Center of Balance Clinic which provides a team approach to managing patients with vestibular or balance problems. Dr. Meltzer has spoken at schools and PTA groups on identifying and helping children with reading and learning difficulties. He is very passionate about helping children alleviate their vision problems in order to perform at their maximum potential! He is a member of the local, state and national optometric associations. He is also a member of The College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD), Neuro-optometric Rehabilitation Association (NORA), and the Optometric Extension Program (OEP). In 2012, Dr. Meltzer completed his Fellowship in Vision Therapy and he became the New York State coordinator for COVD. When he is not working in the office, hospital or attending conferences, you can find him skiing or mountain biking on any of Long Island's trails!
  • 2nd Doctor’s Name:Kristen Tamburro
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  • About The 2nd Doctor:Dr.Tamburro of Eye Vision Associates received her Bachelor’s in biology at Binghamton University in Vestal, NY and her doctorate in optometry from New England College of Optometry in Boston, MA. Upon graduating, with honors, she completed a residency at SUNY College of Optometry in Pediatrics. While in training Dr.Tamburro participated in numerous volunteer organizations such a Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH) in which she traveled to Colombia to provide eye care for those in need. During her residency Dr.Tamburro was taught to specialize in the areas of infant vision, children with special needs, pediatrics, vision therapy, and neuro-rehabilitative therapy. After residency, she was an assistant clinical professor at The Woodhull Medical Center through SUNY State College of Optometry, where she taught future optometrists and residents the specialty of pediatrics. Currently she works with our patients at Eye Vision Associates in the areas of primary care, pediatrics, vision therapy, visual perceptual therapy, and head trauma neuro-rehabilitative therapy. Twice a month Dr.Tamburro visits local assisted living facilities in order to provide care to the residents. She is currently an active member of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO), The College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD), and The Optometric Extension Program Foundation (OEP), and the American Optometric Association (AOA). Dr.Tamburro enjoys volunteering throughout the year at local schools, libraries and summer camps in order to teach children about their eyes, and visits to the optometrist. She is very passionate about helping children to utilize their vision to the best of their ability and informing children and their families on the importance of eye care. In May 2013 Dr. Tamburro was honored from the Huntington Chamber of Commerce as one Long Island’s “Top 30 Under 30” professionals. In 2011, Dr. Tamburro was mentioned in the June issue of Women in Optometry for her Volunteer work at St.Luke’s Pre-School in Dix Hills. She is always interested in expanding the community’s knowledge on vision and learning and would love to visit your classroom or parent organization too!
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    Our office is modern, handicapped accessible, and facility equipped to provide comprehensive eye/vision care. Drs. Meltzer, Rossi, Gnadt, Protosow, and Tamburro provide primary eye/vision care, and each have completed post-graduate certification in optometric specialties (low vision and/or visual therapy). When you are examined in this office, you can be assured that you will receive the most up-to-date services. We are participants in most medical insurance plans.

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