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Your Hartsdale NY Vision Therapy Center

Welcome to Hartsdale Family Eye Care one of the leading Vision Therapy Practices in Westchester County NY. Our practice offers advanced Vision Therapy programs custom tailored for the patient, with programs for both adults and children. Dr. Arlene Schwartz has decades of experience and is a leading voice in the area for Vision Therapy and Myopia Control. At Hartsdale Family Eye Care we believe in the enormous power of Vision Therapy to help our patients get the most out of life.

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Hartsdale Family Eyecare

Hartsdale Family Eyecare

Located At
221 E Hartsdale Ave, Hartsdale, NY, 10530. Phone: (914)725-1600

ABOUT OUR VISION THERAPY PRACTICE

There are many different aspects of vision, and many of them cannot be corrected with glasses or contact lenses.

Some common vision issues that may require vision therapy are:

WE ARE TOP RATED

Our Vision Therapy Eye Doctor has extensive training, experience and knowledge on all the latest methods of vision therapy. Her busy career started as an Associate Clinical Professor on staff at the Optometric Center of New York and led to her current practice in Hartsdale NY. A member of the College of Optometrists In Vision Development (COVD), AOA, and NYSOA. Patients note that Dr. Schwartz takes a personal interest in every patient.

Our Vision Therapy Eye Doctor

VISION THERAPY FOR CHILDREN

Our child focused vision therapy program uses the latest tools and a warm environment to help your child reach their full potential and regain their self confidence. With 70-90% of classroom learning using the visual system, success in the classroom in intrinsically linked to visual skills. Seeing clearly is more than just fixing a refractive error, excellent vision requires many skills such as eye teaming and tracking.

Vision Therapy For Children

VISION THERAPY FOR ADULTS

Do you feel tired after reading or computer work? Are you drained after extended periods of focusing? Vision Therapy helps adults at all ages retrain their eyes and brain to work together minimizing fatigue and other symptoms. Vision Therapy is extremely effective with adults as they are highly motivated to achieve success. Many adult Vision Therapy patients do not realize how their coping mechanisms and adaptations were holding them back.

Vision Therapy For Adults

STRABISMUS AND AMBLYOPIA

Amblyopia or Lazy eye and Strabismus or wandering eye are two eye conditions that are extremely important to address as early as possible. Luckily today there are effective methods using Vision Therapy to correct both Amblyopia and Strabismus.

Lazy and Wandering Eye

SPORTS VISION TRAINING

To stand out in the world of competitive sports requires excellence in all areas, including your vision. Vision Therapy give sports players an edge by training your eyes and brain to achieve maximum effectiveness.

Vision Therapy For Athletes

VISION THERAPY AND MYOPIA

Vision Therapy helps reduce the progression of Myopia in children. As myopia progresses so do the risks to your child. Moderate and high myopia increase the risk significantly of most of the leading causes of blindness.

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Vision Therapy can effectively treat (but not limited to) vision related learning problems, eye movement disorders, inefficient eye teaming, convergence insufficiency, convergence excess, amblyopia or lazy eye, focusing or accommodative problems, double vision and visual processing problems. Symptoms of these conditions can include blurry vision, loss of place when reading, re-reading lines and poor comprehension.

OUR PATIENTS ARE SAYING ABOUT US

Always perfect, love you, your people and thoro…

Always perfect, love you, your people and thoroughness of the examination..... Kathy Abrahamson...

- Kathleen A.
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Had to see Dr. Schwartz for an illness visit, t…

Had to see Dr. Schwartz for an illness visit, the staff fit me in, got seen by MD, got my prescription sent in and was able to pick up my medication on the way home. Always happy with the treatment from the entire staff at Hartsdale Family Eyecare....

- Linda W.
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Good, friendly Doctor.

Come for my daughter's near sight problem. Treated with hard contact lens, improved dramatically. Very friendly, professional. Would recommend....

- Carla H.
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David O.

Superb! I was referred to Dr. Schwartz by my personal opthomologist some 10 years ago. I had congenital cataracts, removed atv6 months. I have been wearing contacts for many years. Various problems all along - until my referralmtonDr. Schwartz. She and staff are excellent to address my problems. I highly...

- David O.
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Debbie P.

This was my first visit with Dr Schwartz and I was very pleased with the doctor as well as her staff. They are a very caring office and they make you feel comfortable immediately . I found that the doctor went above and beyond in helping me with my issue...

- Debbie P.
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Leila A.

My son received the most comprehensive thorough eye exam. It was a comfortable environment. We discovered that some learning disabilities might be coming from his vision and Dr. Schwartz put together a plan for him that we have already started working on. Thank you to everyone at Hartsdale family eye....

- Leila A.
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Stacy L.

This was my first visit with Dr Schwartz and I was very pleased. The staff were very welcoming and very attentive. Dr. Schwartz answered all of my questions about my vision and more! I am going to recommend Dr Schwartz to everyone I know! Thank you Dr. Schwartz ~ Stacy...

- Stacy L.
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Nikki T.

Dr. Schwartz and all of her staff are friendly and professional. Unlike some of the larger medical offices, this office is cozy and you don't feel like you're being rushed or overlooked. Everyone is so helpful. Dr. Schwartz performs all of the latest tests to ensure your eye health is...

- Nikki T.
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ana reis

Dr. Schwartz was recommended to me by a friend. I went to the office with severe dry eyes in just a few visits and new treatment my eyes got so much better I highly recommend Dr. Schwartz not only her but her staff. They are professional caring personal. Thank you...

- ana reis
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Peggy S

I have been seeing Dr. Schwartz for too many years to count and even though I moved to a different county, still continue to see her. The care is first rate, the office staff helpful and professional (especially Lori who is amazing at choosing glasses that suit your face). Excellent...

- Peggy S
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Bob Blau

My annual eye exam was quite thorough, not rushed, and a most pleasant experience. In addition my questions were answered in a caring way. The glasses fitting process was extremely competent and most personal....

- Bob Blau
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Jordan Goodman

Dr.Schwartz really cares about making your vision the best it can be.She uses all the latest technology to diagnose your situation and then proposes several therapies to help you improve your eyesight. In my case, she prescribed Omega 3 supplements, tweaked my eyeglasses prescription, and prescribed Xiidra for a dry...

- Jordan Goodman
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Best Experience I Have Ever Had.

Dr.Arlene Schwartz was able to fit my contacts perfectly. In the past other Optometrist have not been able to correct my poor vision perfectly. I had a difficult time. Dr. Schwartz was very knowledgeable about the different types of contacts and tried many brands to find the my "perfect fit...

- Laura Fassacesia, RDH, BSDH
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The Staff Are Very Welcoming

This was my first visit with Dr Schwartz and I was very pleased. The staff were very welcoming and very attentive. Dr. Schwartz answered all of my questions about my vision and more! I am going to recommend Dr Schwartz to everyone I know! Thank you Dr. Schwartz...

- Stacy L.
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This is a Top Notch Outfit.

This is a top notch outfit. I live in Houston, TX but have been spending a lot of time in the Hartsdale, NY area. I am SO happy I stumbled upon Hartsdale Family Eyecare. The customer service is second to none. Thanks Dr. Schwartz, Lori, Kelly and Reese!...

- Kathy Logan
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The Staff is Very Tentative

The staff is very tentative and Dr was very knowledgeable and she takes her time and explain things. Very down to earth dr. I already made an appointment for my son. Thank you for researching my situation and putting my mind at ease....

- Aisha Jallow
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Professional Office with a Lovely Staff.

I have been a patient of Dr. Schwartz for many many years and will not go anywhere else. It is a very professional office with a lovely staff. Many glasses to choose from and they are all very experienced. Thank You!...

- Mary Ann Alianiello Campanella
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Caring and Professional

Dr. Schwartz and her staff are caring and professional. I am a very analytical physician familiar with ophthalmological diseases, and found Dr. Schwartz extremely knowledgeable and thorough in her assessment of the problem for which I saw her. She has an assortment of state of the art diagnostic equipment at...

- Steven Weinstein
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I Don’t Ever Want to Go Anywhere Else!

I have been going here for years and I don't ever want to go anywhere else! Everyone is always so lovely and it's such a pleasure catching up. Never a long wait, they take very good care of you, and they have an AMAZING choice of glasses. They can always...

- Emma Rivkah Jerome
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I would recommend Dr. Schwartz.

Dr, Schwartz and her team are great. I have a cornea condition which requires special scleral contact lenses. Dr. Schwartz was able to fit me with lenses that are extremely comfortable. I especially appreciate the fact I no longer have to travel to NYC for this fitting each year. I...

- November 2016 - NY
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I am going to recommend Dr Schwartz to everyone I know!

This was my first visit with Dr Schwartz and I was very pleased. The staff were very welcoming and very attentive. Dr. Schwartz answered all of my questions about my vision and more! I am going to recommend Dr Schwartz to everyone I know! Thank you Dr. Schwartz...

- May 2016 - NY
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Thank You!

I have been a patient of Dr. Schwartz for many many years and will not go anywhere else. It is a very professional office with a lovely staff. Many glasses to choose from and they are all very experienced. Thank You!...

- May 2016 - NY
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Thank you for the good service!

I visited Hartsdale Family Eyecare for the first time today for the routine vision check. Even before going in for the appointment, I had a good feeling about this practice because of the appointment reminder system they have. I got a reminder text the day before and also an hour...

- June 2016 - NY
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Many glasses to choose from and they are all very experienced.

I have been a patient of Dr. Schwartz for many many years and will not go anywhere else. It is a very professional office with a lovely staff. Many glasses to choose from and they are all very experienced. Thank You!...

- March 2016 - NY
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I would recommend Hartsdale Family Eyecare to anyone.

I've seen my share of eye doctors over the years and Dr. Schwartz is one of the best. She's professional, personable, up-to-date on the latest techniques, and really goes that extra mile to make sure you're happy with your sight. I came to her six months ago for scleral lenses...

- April 2016 - NY
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Thank you for restoring my vision to the best it has ever been!

Dr.Arlene Schwartz was able to fit my contacts perfectly. In the past other Optometrist have not been able to correct my poor vision perfectly. I had a difficult time. Dr. Schwartz was very knowledgeable about the different types of contacts and tried many brands to find the my "perfect fit...

- February 2016 - NY
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I strongly recommend Hartsdale Family Eyecare!

I recently got new eyeglasses and contact lenses from Dr. Schwartz. Dr. Schwartz and her staff were very professional. Dr. Schwartz was very thorough with my ophthalmic exam. She was also very knowledgeable in providing options of contact lenses and helping me decide the best choice for me. Furthermore, when...

- January 2016
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I am SO happy I stumbled upon Hartsdale Family Eyecare.

This is a top notch outfit. I live in Houston, TX but have been spending a lot of time in the Hartsdale, NY area. I am SO happy I stumbled upon Hartsdale Family Eyecare. The customer service is second to none. Thanks Dr. Schwartz, Lori, Kelly and Reese!...

- December 2015 - TX
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I would never go to any other eye doctor.

Arlene Schwartz is one in a million! She goes beyond what is required and often diagnoses problems that no one else has detected. Besides being an amazing diagnostician, she cares deeply about her patients and will not rest until she has the best solution for each and every one. When...

- April 2015 - NY
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I am very happy to have switched doctors and come here!

I am relatively new to Westchester and was unhappy with my last eye doctor experience. But Dr. Schwartz addressed my allergy problems thoroughly and gave me new recommendations for glasses and contact lens use. I am very happy to have switched doctors and come here!...

- September 2015 - NY
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Even though I’m not in this area for most of the year I wait to come back!

Very thorough exam. Even though I'm not in this area for most of the year I wait to come back, knowing I'll get quality care!...
- October 2015
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TO SAY HELLO ?

Dr. Arlene Schwartz is one of the leading practitioners of Vision Therapy for Adults and Children in Westchester County. She has differentiated her practice as being an innovative practice using the latest technology. She is an expert of Contact lenses including fitting Orthokeratology lenses for adults & slowing childhood myopia as well as Scleral lenses for Keratoconus and Irregular Astigmatism. She sees patients from all over for Vision Therapy including patients for sports vision and neuro-optometric vision therapy for traumatic brain injury.

Check out the links below to learn more about vision therapy:

  • A focusing problem occurs when the child is unable to quickly and accurately constrict or relax the muscle, or if he is unable to sustain this contraction/relaxation for adequate periods of time.
  • Some vision problems can be treated using eyeglass corrective lenses and contact lenses, but many require a different kind of treatment.
  • Did you know that 80% of everything a child learns, understands, and remembers is acquired through his or her visual system?
  • Did you know that 1 out of every 4 children suffers from vision problems that interfere with learning?
  • Sports Vision Training or Vision Therapy for sports is the methods of using advanced techniques of Vision Therapy to train the brain to provide that extra edge of speed, accuracy and agility for competitive sports.
  • We work with people of all ages who have eye movement disorders.
  • Click here to read some great success stories.