Dr. Jacob Nachum
Dr. Nachum is a New York City native and has been practicing in Manhattan since 1994. He graduated from the SUNY College of Optometry in 1983 and completed his residency with a focus on ocular disease and contact lenses at the V.A. Medical Centers in West Roxbury and Brockton, Massachusetts, which are both Harvard University teaching hospitals. He later worked as a clinical professor of Optometry at the University Optometry Center in New York City for 10 years. Dr. Nachum is a distinguished Doctor of Optometry and has an active membership in the New York City Optometric Society, the International Society of Refractive Surgeons and the Massachusetts Society of Optometrists. He is also a member of The American and New York State Optometric Associations. Dr. Nachum works with some of the best Refractive Surgery specialists in the metropolitan area as a LASIK co-managing eye doctor. Dr. Nachum has also lectured at continuing education seminars and has had several articles published in professional journals. When you need a trusted professional for your eye care concerns, Dr. Jacob Nachum is the clear choice.
Dr. Marissa Israel
Dr. Israel is a licensed optometrist providing comprehensive eye care including general eye examinations, contact lens fittings, treatment of ocular diseases and emergent eye care. She graduated cum laude from the University of Florida with Bachelors of Science specializing in Nutritional Sciences. She completed her Doctorate of Optometry degree at SUNY College of Optometry as a member and officer of Beta Kappa Sigma Honor Society. While at SUNY, she worked as an intern at Woodhull Medical Center in Brooklyn and the Veterans Affairs Hospital in St. Albans where she worked extensively treating and managing Glaucoma. She has been working with Dr. Nachum since 2006. She is currently licensed to practice in New York, New Jersey and Florida. Dr. Israel resides in Manhattan and enjoys everything the city and it’s boroughs have to offer.
Caren Joseph-Dillon has worked for Dr. Nachum for over 10 years. She obtained her license as an Ophthalmic Dispenser in 2009 and is certified in Contact Lenses as well. As the office manager she oversees and helps facilitate the smooth running of the office. She assists the doctors with the visual fields, digital optic nerve testing, retinal imaging, and corneal contour mapping. Her love for her job has created great relationships with our patients which allows for a stress free environment and satisfied patients. We are dedicated to providing our patients the most conscientious customer service experience possible. Our top priority is the health of your vision and your satisfaction with our service. All of our experienced staff members are knowledgeable in multiple areas of patient care and working with a variety of vision and medical insurance to make the purchase of new eyeglasses or contact lenses as easy as possible.