The Highest Level of Eye Care Service
in Midtown Manhattan

Sight Improvement Center

To learn more about how Sight Improvement Center can meet your eye care needs, we encourage you to schedule an appointment with any of our doctors.


Midtown Manhattan Eye Care At Its Finest!

Sight Improvement Center is a dynamic group of optometrists with extraordinary educational and professional credentials. We are passionate about patient care and dedicated to improving quality of life through life-changing vision procedures and treatments. We are also your Low Vision doctor in New York City, offering patients a variety of strategies and equipment to help them live a normal life again.

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Midtown Manhattan Eye Doctor

Dr. Charles Hollander graduated with honors in 1980 from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry.

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Dr. Jurman Midtown Manhattan Eye Doctor

Dr. Marlene Jurman is a graduate of the State University of New York College of Optometry.

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Dr. Thomas Midtown Manhattan Optometrist

Dr. Bindu Thomas is a graduate of the State University of New York College of Optometry.

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What Our Midtown Manhattan Patients Are Saying...

All of the staff, from the front desk to the MD, were friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable. While I was waiting, I was taken to the back to look at glasses to save time. I actually had fun at this office because the staff took an interest in my choice and...
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I've been going here for at least 15 years, and enjoy healthy eyes due to the excellent and thorough care I receive from Dr. Hollander. I appreciate the state of the art technology in the diagnostic tools that Dr. Hollander utilizes, and how he explains everything in plain English. Then...
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Great folks here, very friendly and ON TIME!!!!  Doctor was very good, nice bedside manner.  Front desk help was efficient and friendly.  The glasses crew was great to work with.  A+ for this place....
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I found Sight Improvement Center through Yelp and it lived up to the hype! I saw Dr. Thomas and I love her positive energy, her thorough approach, and clear explanations. I came in for a vision test but one of my eyes was red and irritated. She saw that I...
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They are really fantastic here. I see Dr. Jurman, and she is very helpful and thorough, even if I am the one being forgetful (which it usually is). They go through your insurance plan to look for what the best deals are for you, and are always very helpful. I...
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If you are looking for a professional, proficient and friendly eye doctor I highly recommend Dr. Hollander and team at the Sight Improvement Center on East 43rd St., NYC.  It's always a pleasant and expert eye care experience. Check them out the next time you need a vision check, new...
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Dr. Hollander runs a very efficient operation at the Sight Improvement Center. I'm always seen quickly and on time, which allows me to visit during my lunch break and not skip a beat. Doctor Hollander is very helpful and knowledgeable and gets me what I need when I need it,...
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Dr. Hollander is absolutely spectacular.  I have a rare condition that often manifests itself with eye problems; and he took extra time to not only ask me questions about it, but took solid notes.  I even directed him to clinical research papers on it, which he was curious about.  Great...
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I've been seeing Dr. Thomas for years and am thankful for this office! Convenient location, takes every form of insurance I've ever had, and nice staff. I recently had a follow-up visit on my contact lenses. I had them for a year and the fit was great, the prescription right,...
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5 stars for sight improvement center, I don't have to shop for another eye doctor and eyeglass store!I have tried 2 other places (one had a free eye exam, but a pair of basic eyeglasses with the seriously cheap frames would cost me $150 even with my great insurance; other...
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Laser Vision Correction

Laser vision techniques and instrumentation continue to evolve and through our close affiliation with TLC Laser Eye Centers we know that nobody does it better!

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Quality, Stylish Eyewear

Our warm, friendly and professional staff will assist in making the proper choice in frame style, shape and size for your family's prescription and visual needs.

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Keratoconus is a progressive eye disease in which the cornea thins and bulges into a cone-like shape, losing its roundness. See more about it here:

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Specialty Contacts

We offer Bifocal and Multifocal Contact Lenses, Gas Permeable (GP) Contact Lenses, Contact Lenses for the "Hard-to-Fit" Patient, and Toric Contact Lenses for Astigmatism.

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What's New

Aging Eyes and Driving Safety 

Even if you don’t have any eye or vision problems, the natural process of aging affects your ability to see and react to visual stimuli. It’s important to know the impact the aging can have on your eyes and vision so you can take the necessary precautions to stay safe...

Is Your Teen Ready for Contacts?

Many teens who wear glasses are eager to try out contact lenses for convenience, fashion or to just provide another option for vision correction.

Inside a Life With Color Vision Deficiency

What’s it like to be color blind? Contrary to what the name implies, color blindness usually does not actually mean that you don’t see any color, but rather that you have difficulty perceiving or distinguishing between certain colors. This is why many prefer the term color vision deficiency or CVD...

Why do I Need Regular Eye Exam?

clipart 027While most people schedule regular check-ups with doctors and dentists, many are not aware of the importance of an annual visit to the eye doctor. Regular eye exams can be the key to the early detection and treatment of emerging vision problems, eye diseases, and a number of other health issues. When you come to a Midtown Manhattan optometrist at Sight Improvement Center for an eye exam, you will receive comprehensive service designed to find and correct any vision or eye issue. Don’t take good vision for granted, schedule an appointment today!


Conveniently located in Midtown Manhattan on 43rd St. between 5th and 6th Ave.

25 West 43 Street
Suite 316
New York, NY 10036

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Phone: 212-921-1888


Monday – Friday
9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Saturday – Sunday