Visual, DEVELOPMENTAL & EDUCATIONAL Services for your entire family



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Doctor of Optometry

Barbara Kotsamanidis-Burg, MSE

Dr. Melvin Kaplan, OD, FCOVD

of patients with various neurodevelopmental disorders including learning disabilities, autism,  social and emotional disorders, including anxiety, as well as children and adults affected by strokes, tumors  and other traumatic brain injuries (TBI). 

Dr. Kalantarova’s mission is to spread awareness of vision therapy and its role and benefits in neuro-rehabilitation, school readiness skills for preschoolers and students of all ages, as well as special need populations. Currently Dr. Kalantarova is working to complete her fellowship in College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD). 

She provides comprehensive eye exams 

with a special interest in binocular vision disorders in head trauma, pediatrics, children with special needs, and concussion populations. With a strong conviction that optimal patient care is maintained through collaboration with other professions, Dr Kalantarova has strong working relationships with physicians in various fields, school professionals, as well as occupational and physical therapists. She completed specialized training in pediatric and vision therapy rotations at SUNY University College of Optometry and Ezra Vision Center.

Dr. Nadia Kalantarova, OD

psychological, spectrum disorders and traumatic brain injuries. Dr. Kaplan has been a Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development since 1977.

  • Established practice of 60 years, with greater than 85 years of combined clinical experience

  • Thousands of families helped

  • Continuity of Services

  • In Office and Virtual Therapeutic Services available

  • ​Services provided to children in  six continents

  • ​Provided examinations on nearly ten separate missions abroad

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Our Founder

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