Our Doctor

The Doctor

Dr. Henry Ettinger served on the faculty of the SUNY College of Optometry in 1983. He taught students ocular disease detection, refractive, and eye-muscle disorder evaluation procedures. Dr. Ettinger gained extensive experience in Dr. Elliot Forrest’s office for a year in 1985, where he conducted vision therapy evaluations and sessions. Dr. Forrest was one of the nation’s leading authorities on vision. Dr. Ettinger established his Manhattan clinic in 1986 to serve the visual needs of children and adults.

Board Certified in Vision Development and Therapy

The College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) certified Dr. Ettinger as a Fellow of the College in 2006. The COVD International Examination and Certification Board process includes a rigorous evaluation of the eye care professional’s knowledge and abilities in providing developmental and behavioral vision care for patients. Optometrists who successfully complete their certification process are Board Certified in Vision Development and Vision Therapy and are designated Fellows of COVD.

Dr. Ettinger’s professional affiliations include:

*Fellow, College of Optometrists in Vision Development

*Clinical Associate, Optometric Extension Program

* Member, Vision Improvement Program

* Former Consultant for United Cerebral Palsy Clinic, Brooklyn, New York

* Former examiner for New York State Board of Optometry

Dr. Ettinger has lectured to groups such as:

* Vision Expo (Formerly called Optifair)

* American Academy of Optometry

* New York Academy of Optometry

* Optometric Societies of New York

* Eastern States Optometric Congress

* United Cerebral Palsy of New York City

* Parent Teacher Associations

* Everyone Reading Conference

* New York Public Libraries

Dr. Ettinger in the News:

* Interviewed on national television “20/20” show

* Interviewed on local television NBC News

* Interviewed on New York’s Q104.3 radio

* Quoted in The Washington Post

* Quoted in New York’s Big Apple Parent magazine

* Quoted in American Optometric Association News

* Quoted in Optometric Management journal