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Dr. Kornfeld takes the time to explain the results of your eye exam, describe your options and listen to your eye care needs. Because maintaining good eye health is an ongoing partnership, we encourage you to ask questions and share your health information, which could be vital to monitoring, diagnosing and treating potential vision problems.

Meet Our Eye Doctor In Rochester, NY:


Dr. George S. Kornfeld


Dr. George Kornfeld has been providing low vision services for 44 years. He received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and is a member of the Low Vision Section. He began his exposure to low vision through the expert tutelage of Dr. William Feinbloom, the inventor of many of the miniature telescopes used today. Since that time Dr. Kornfeld has worked in the low vision services of several hospitals.

Dr. Kornfeld was instrumental in establishing the low vision clinic at a rehabilitation center and at the Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown, NY. Dr. Kornfeld has been in private practice in Rochester, NY, emphasizing low vision optometry. He serves low vision patients in upstate New York, including Rochester, Syracuse, Buffalo, Elmira, Watertown, and Scranton PA.

Dr. Kornfeld is a proud member of the following Associations:

  • Fellow American Academy of Optometry
  • International Academy of Low Vision Specialists (IALVS)

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Low Vision Optometrist Dr. George Kornfeld Helps Visually Impaired Individuals Improve Their Quality of Life and Independence

Rochester, NY -- Many view a low vision diagnosis as the end of their independence and ability to make memories and live an ordinary life. Dr. George Kornfeld is a low vision practitioner who has been working tirelessly for nearly 50 years to help low vision patients vision, help them gain confidence in themselves, do the activities they want to do, and maintain their independence.

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