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AboutDr. Amy Chang, Author at Long Island Eye Doctor

Dr. Amy Chang

Dr. Amy Chang

Dr. Chang graduated from SUNY College of Optometry and completed a residency in acquired brain injury & vision rehabilitation After residency she became the Neuro optometrist at a large military hospital in Fort Bragg, NC. There she developed the first vision rehabilitation clinic in the US Army to offer treatment for wounded warriors with visual deficits after traumatic brain injury. Together with a group of occupational therapists they were able to help thousands of soldiers recover and return to duty. Through lectures, papers and a recently published book, she helped educate other optometrists serving wounded soldiers throughout the US and abroad. After being away from NY for 2 ½ years she is excited to be coming home to Long Island. Along with traumatic brain injury, her specialties also include pediatrics and neuro-ophthalmic disease. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry as well as the recipient of the COVD Award for excellence in vision training and the Louis Hermann memorial Award for outstanding compassion in patient care. She is fluent in Mandarin.

Posts By Dr. Amy Chang

NY State Medical Marijuana – Can you ask you eye doctor for a prescription?

June 27, 2014 |

New York State just past legislation last week legalizing medical marijuana.  This will make NY the 23rd state (+ District of Columbia) to allow the use of the drop for medical purposes.

Some keep points to medical marijuana for New … Read More

Vitamins for Your Eyes, How do they work?

June 18, 2014 |

Most people understand that multivitamins help our body perform its function better by supplementing what we normally consume whether it is through food, or natural means like the sun.  Not as many people know what eye vitamins do for their … Read More

Protect Your Eyes This Fourth of July

June 6, 2014 |

I’m sure you are just as excited as I am about this coming July 4th, where we celebrate our country’s independence with barbeques, sunshine, and fireworks!  What do those three things have in common besides July 4th?  That’s right they … Read More

Unexpected Vision Changes of Your Aging Eyes

June 4, 2014 |

The eyes are very important as we all know and we heavily rely on them to do everyday things.  It is no wonder that people often become nervous if they experience changes in their vision.  There are a few … Read More

The Revival of the Colored Contact Lenses

May 28, 2014 |

In many healthcare fields there is an overlap of medical and cosmetic services,  for example, dentistry is a medical service, but in it includes whitening services.  In optometry we have the overlap in contact lenses for treatment of corneal disease, to … Read More

Considering LASIK Eye Surgery, here are the updates

May 16, 2014 |

Eye surgery for the correction of nearsightedness (myopia) is a common elective correction for the eyes.  Here are the updates, and answers to the most common questions.

LASIK is the most popular form of refractive surgery today.  It stands for … Read More

Vitamins and how it may prevent your eyes from getting worse!

April 25, 2014 |

Many people ask me : are there any lifestyle or nutrition habits that I can do to prevent my child’s eyes from getting worse?

The answer used to be “not really”,  but now research is saying that there may be … Read More

How Vision Therapy Can Help Our Kids from Failing in School

April 2, 2014 |

School age children have much more pressure to succeed in school these days.  Standardized tests are now part of a daily reality and it is not unusual for children even in elementary school to have hours of reading and homework … Read More

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