Dr. Dean Hart, OD

Dr. Dean Hart, ODDr. Dean Hart, OD., M.A., B.S.,A.A.S., F.A.A.O. Dr. Hart is the founder of Woodbury Optical and has been treating patients for more than 20 years.  He graduated from the State University of New York College of Optometry in 1987 and is DPA and TPA certified.  Dr. Hart is also licensed as an optician by the American Board of Opticianry.  He is an optometrist, teacher, clinician, scientist and author to all eyecare professions: opticianry, optometry and ophthalmology and has been published in scientific journals as well as textbooks.  He is also an internationally respected lecturer in the field of contact lenses, whose work has been published globally.  He is currently the head of the Low Vision clinic at a leading NY teaching hospital, and gives lectures on refraction, optics, contact lenses and low vision to ophthalmology residents.

Dr. Hart is currently associated with the following organizations:

  • American Optometric Association (Low Vision and Contact Lens Section)
  • Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists (CLAO)
  • American Academy of Optometry (currently a fellow of the Academy)
  • International Society for Contact Lens Research
  • The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
  • New York Academy of Science
  • Director and Assistant Medical Advisior – Tristate Consumer Insurance Company

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