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Sight Improvement Center

Midtown Manhattan Eye Care At Its Finest!

Welcome to Sight Improvement Center, we are a dynamic group of optometrists with extraordinary training and professional credentials. We invite you to look over our website to learn more about our complete range of optometry services.

If you experience dry eyes – we can help! If you have been told you cannot wear contact lenses, we provide hard-to-fit lenses and scleral contacts. We are also your Low Vision eye doctor in New York City, offering patients a variety of strategies and equipment to help them live a normal life again.

Patients throughout Manhattan receive the personal attention and professional eyecare, our team is dedicated to ensuring you receive the highest level of eyecare.

Our Approach

Our optometrists offer advanced eyecare services for dry eye and scleral lenses, as well as designer frames and the latest contact lenses.

What Makes Sight Improvement Center Unique?

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Eye Disease Management


Whether you have glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration or diabetic retinopathy, we can help prevent further vision deterioration and manage your current symptoms.

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Dry Eye Treatment


Have you tried eye drops for dry eyes, but they still feel scratchy and irritated? Our optometrist in New York City can treat dry eye syndrome, from mild to severe.

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Increased Vision & Comfort with Sclerals


Providing custom-made scleral lenses for irregular corneas, dry eye and other hard-to-fit patients for optimal vision and superior comfort.

Our Eye Doctors

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Dr. Bindu Thomas, O.D.

Dr. Thomas is a graduate of the State University Of New York College of Optometry. She was the recipent of the Scheumacher Merit Scholarship and Development of the Humanities Scholarship....
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Dr. Marlene Jurman, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Dr. Marlene Jurman is a graduate of the State University of New York College of Optometry. She completed her residency training at the Veterans Hospital in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Dr....
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Dr. Charles Hollander O.D., F.A.A.O.

Dr. Charles Hollander graduated with honors in 1980 from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. He is a fellow in the American Academy of...
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Start The Year Right With A Pediatric Eye Exam

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Why Get Custom Contact Lenses?

Custom contact lenses are specially designed to fit irregularly-shaped corneas. If you find wearing regular contact lenses uncomfortable, ask your optometrist if custom contact lenses...
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How High Blood Pressure Can Lead to Vision Loss

If you’ve been diagnosed with high blood pressure, you're at risk of developing certain eye diseases. Read on to find out how to protect your...
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Can I Be Blinded By A Nerf® Gun?

Did you know that Nerf® guns, a supposedly safe children’s toy, have been shown to cause eye injury in certain cases? What makes them so...

Low Vision In New York City, New York

How Can We Help You With Low Vision


After a comprehensive eye exam, we’ll work together with you in our New York City Eye Care clinic, to figure out the best strategies and low vision equipment for your personal requirements.

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We Like To Help Anyway We Can

Patient Reviews


I have been going to Sight Improvement Center since the late 1970's and have always appreciated the care and professionalism shown to me. Dr. Jurman is the BEST! Knowledgeable, smart, and friendly. I feel very well taken care of every time I see her.
10 hours ago
- Sharon S.

Hours & Location


We have convenient hours and are easy to find!

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At Sight Improvement Center - we not only offer comprehensive eye exams and prescribe glasses or contacts, but we take our time to listen to your story and develop a complete picture of your ocular and medical history. Your eye health and peace of mind is important to us.