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Meet the Doctors

  • Dr. Ilana Gelfond-Polnariev

    For over 15 years, Dr. Ilana Gelfond-Polnariev has been treating patients and promoting comprehensive eye exams. Her passion is in Neuro-Optometry, Vision Therapy and Head Trauma rehabilitation for both children and adults. Dr. Gelfond is a Developmental Optometrist, Board Certified by the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (FCOVD). She continues to publish and present to various local organizations on the importance of vision and learning. Most recently, she published a children's book titled, the ABC's of How You and I See. After graduating from Pennsylvania College of Optometry (Salus University) and completing a residency in Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation, Dr. Gelfond continues to maintain a faculty position at SUNY College of Optometry. Proudly, she was the first recipient of the distinguished Dr. Martin Birnbaum Memorial Award for outstanding knowledge and skill in Behavioural Optometry. Recently, she was a recipient of the 2015 New York State Young Optometrist of the Year award for her commitment to the visual welfare of children in the community.

  • Dr Viktoriya Rudnik

    Dr. Viktoriya Rudnik received her Doctor of  Optometry degree from SUNY College of Optometry. She completed her pediatric and vision therapy training at SUNY college of Optometry and Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center in Brooklyn. Dr. Rudnik enjoys providing eye care to children and adults with special interest in Orthokeratology.