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AboutDr. Amy Chang, Author at Long Island Eye Doctor | Page 2 of 3

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

Will Progressives work for me?

March 28, 2014 |

Progressives are vision correcting lenses that work for multiple purposes, typically far distance, on the computer, and up close reading.  Progressives are often called no-line bifocal, although that description is not completely accurate.  Progressives are prescribed by your eye doctor … Read More

All About Lazy Eyes Part 2

March 12, 2014 |

Today’s blog is the second of the series, you can read the first here

Once you have been diagnosed with Lazy Eye or Amblyopia, you may wonder, what can be done about it?

Children under the age of 8 have … Read More

All About Lazy Eyes Part 1

February 26, 2014 |

Has someone told you that one of your eyes are lazy?  Did you think “How rude, my eyes are trying their very best!”   All kidding aside may people are confused about the term Lazy eye and what this means for … Read More

How do I keep my glasses clean and scratch-free?

February 21, 2014 |

When patients come to see me for their annual exam, they are usually a little embarrassed about the condition of their glasses.  Most often their lenses are dirty and/or cloudy, and many times they are scratched.  All of these things … Read More

New Eye Imaging Technology

February 12, 2014 |

It is amazing how much technology has improved in the past few years!  This has allowed us as doctors to diagnose cornea, retina, and other ocular disease much earlier, and more accurately than ever before!  All of these equals saving … Read More

Optix Eyecare Center is now a Google Glass Preferred Provider!

February 6, 2014 |

Our doctors here at Optix Family Eyecare Center are so excited about Google Glass, we want to share with you some reasons why we love it!

A major feature of google glass, is that it changes your posture.  When … Read More

The Connection Between Headaches and Eyes

January 31, 2014 |

First, it may be useful to go over the different time of headaches.  Many people use the terms headache and migraine interchangeably, but there are importance differences.

The two most common forms of headaches are tension type and … Read More

Are undiagnosed vision problems limiting your child’s performance?

January 24, 2014 |

The effects of vision problems are most apparent to me when I have an adult patient with an eye coordination problem.  I ask them if they have any difficulty reading, and they usually reply “No, I never liked reading”  They … Read More

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