Our Doctors in Manhattan

Susan Resnick O.D., F.A.A.O.

Dr. Susan Resnick received her Doctorate of Optometry from the New York State College of Optometry in 1983. A Diplomate in the Cornea and Contact Lens Section of the American Academy of Optometry and Fellow of the Scleral Lens Society, she focuses clinically on specialty contact lens fitting. She is devoted to helping patients with Keratoconus and other corneal disorders as well as managing progressive nearsightedness with contact lenses (myopia control).

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Jordan Kassalow O.D., M.P.H, D.H.L.

Dr. Jordan Kassalow, son of the co-founder of the practice, Dr. Theodore Kassalow, is the managing partner at Farkas, Kassalow, Resnick & Associates and joined the practice in 1988. His practice specializes in patients who require advanced contact lens care. He deploys contact lens technologies from across the globe to help patients with keratoconus, corneal transplants, advanced dry eyes, etc. He has deep experience working with scleral, myopia control, multi-focal, and other lenses to treat a wide range of patients who require specialized contact lens care.

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Kevin Rosin O.D.

Dr. Rosin provides innovative care to patients with dry eye disease and glaucoma. He maintains a strong interest in the management of progressive myopia utilizing the latest technologies in contact lenses and pharmaceuticals. He provides compassionate and innovative care in prescribing low vision aids to the visually impaired.

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Kevin Patrizio O.D.

Dr. Patrizio received his training at some of the top clinical sites throughout the United States, where he became well versed at fitting contacts such as scleral lenses, orthokeratology, multifocal lenses, as well as hybrid, soft and RGP lenses. Because of his experience, he is extremely proficient in prescribing the proper care, treatments, and optical solutions needed to achieve optimal health.

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Melissa Levine O.D.

Dr. Melissa Levine received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Integrative Neuroscience with a minor in Italian Studies from Binghamton University. She obtained her Doctorate of Optometry from SUNY College of Optometry where she continued her studies to pursue a residency in the specialty of Cornea and Contact Lenses with emphasis in Anterior Segment and Ocular Disease.

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Cary Hirschfield F.N.A.O.

Cary Hirschfield received his associate degree in Ophthalmic Dispensing from New York City College of Technology in 1989. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Opticianry, and also a member of the American Board of Opticianry and the National Contact Lens Examiners. He specializes in custom made contact lenses including fitting for TV commercials, movies, and theater.

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Eye care professionals specialize in understanding how the human eye really works, as well as diseases and conditions that affect your vision - many of which do not have obvious symptoms. Eye doctors know how age and risk factors affect vision over time for young and old, and they understand the benefits and features of corrective lenses including eyeglasses and contacts.

Our doctors take the time to explain the results of your eye exam, describe your options and listen to your eye care needs. Because maintaining good eye health is an ongoing partnership, we encourage you to ask questions and share your health information, which could be vital to monitoring, diagnosing and treating potential vision problems.

Our patients' visual well-being is our mission, and a mission accomplished is our goal.