Ultraviolet Awareness Month: Why Wearing Sunglasses Is Key to Preventing Macular Degeneration
The month of May is Ultraviolet Awareness month, and it’s a great opportunity to raise awareness of the dangers of UV radiation and the importance of wearing UV-protective eyewear.
In The Press: Clayton D’s Story
February is Low Vision Awareness Month, and to commemorate this important event, Dr. George Kornfeld, a low vision optometrist, is sharing the story of Clayton
January 2023 | Low Vision: Frequently Asked Questions
Ever since optometrist William Feinbloom introduced the first low vision glasses in 1936, there have been low vision solutions that, for whatever reason, are not known to the general public (unlike hearing aids.)
January 2023 | Low Vision Awareness Month: A Patient’s Story from Dr. George Kornfeld, OD, FAAO, FIALVS
February is Low Vision Awareness Month, and to commemorate this important event, Dr. George Kornfeld, a low vision optometrist, is sharing the story of Clayton D. Clayton, a patient with rod-cone dystrophy and nystagmus
What Is A Low Vision Exam?
A low vision exam is different from a conventional eyesight checkup. It includes a series of questions and involves a unique chart and equipment to determine the amount of usable eyesight a person has. Before the evaluation, Dr. Kornfeld asks a series of questions in the complimentary low vision phone consultation to understand the extent […]
The Top 5 Things That You Can Do To Save Your Vision
Although George Kornfeld, OD works with low vision patients that have vision loss, it aligns with our commitment for everyone to live the fullest with the best vision and address the top things that one can do to save their vision while they still have it. Aging, after all, is not the only factor for […]
January 2022 | A Low Vision Expert, Dr. George Kornfeld, Continues To Change the Lives of People With Macular Degeneration
Dr. George Kornfeld, a low vision specialist with over 50 years of experience, heads Low Vision Optometry of Western New York, a low vision optometry practice in Rochester, New York. Established in 1993…
What does a low vision specialist do for glaucoma?
The second leading cause of blindness, glaucoma, is a complex eye condition that results in irreplaceable vision loss. Glaucoma may have no warning signs, and a person could lose up to 40% of their vision before noticing.
May 2019 | Eye Doctor George Kornfeld Focuses On Low Vision
George Kornfeld, a low vision optometrist, received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Yeshiva University and graduated from The Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1971.
He is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and a member of its low vision section.