Dr. Shira Nissel is a licensed optometrist practicing comprehensive eye care on a consulting basis for Eye Center of New York. She received her Bachelors degree in Psychology from Queens College City University of New York where she graduated summa cum laude and is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society. She went on to receive her Doctor of Optometry from the State University of New York College of Optometry and was the recipient of the Schnurmacher Scholarship for Outstanding Academic Achievement. Dr. Nissel is a member of the American Optometric Association (AOA), and the New York State Optometric Association (NYSOA).
Her experience includes practicing full scope optometry with a specialized emphasis on contact lens fittings, including specialty fits and multifocal/bifocal contact lenses as well as astigmatism lenses. She also performs pre- and post-operative care for refractive and cataract surgery . Dr. Nissel performed vision screenings for New York City area schools as a part of her training at SUNY and volunteered providing eye care to the athletes at the Special Olympics.
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