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Rockland Eye Physicians & Surgeons Welcomes New Optometrist

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ROCKLAND, NY, July 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Comprehensive New York ophthalmology practice, Rockland Eye Physicians & Surgeons, announces the arrival of Rockland County optometrist, Dr. Matthew Winkler. Specializing in comprehensive optometry, glaucoma treatment, and specialty contact lens fittings, Dr. Winkler is the first optometrist to join the six-doctor ophthalmology team. Dr. Glen Weiss, Dr. Robert Chen, and Dr. Jeffrey Leen, owners of Rockland Eye, welcome Dr. Winkler's clinical experience in pediatric optometry and ocular disease.

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Rockland Eye Physicians & Surgeons provide comprehensive eye care for patients of all ages. Dr. Winkler's expertise includes diagnosing and addressing nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, and other low vision issues in children and adults. He has extensive training in ocular diseases, including glaucoma, diabetes, and macular degeneration. The practice also specializes in no-stitch cataract surgery, LASIK and PRK surgeries, glaucoma testing and diagnosis, diabetic eye retinopathy, strabismus, and cosmetic eye issues.

"The addition of Dr. Winkler will help us better meet the needs of all patients," said Dr. Weiss. "He will work closely with adults and children in need of glasses or contact lenses, and in many cases will be the first point of diagnosis for those with more complex ocular disease."

Dr. Winkler received his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York, at Geneseo, in 2005 and his doctorate of optometry from Nova Southeastern University in Florida in 2011. He received advance training at the Nova Southeastern University Eye Institute and WJB Dorn VA Medical Center. While working at the VA Medical Center, Dr. Winkler focused heavily on the diagnosis and management of glaucoma, diabetes, and macular degeneration. He is licensed in New York State and is a member of the American Optometric Association and the New York State Optometric Association.

To schedule an eye exam with Dr. Matthew Winkler or other members of the Rockland Eye Physicians & Surgeons team, call 845-553-7060 or visit www.rocklandeye.com. The Rockland Eye offices in Bardonia, NY and Garnerville, NY are easily accessible from the New York Metropolitan area and Westchester, Orange, and Rockland Counties.

CONTACT: Bardonia Office: 365 Route 304 Suite 101 Bardonia, New York 10954 T: 845-553-7060 F: 845-623-4722 http://www.rocklandeye.com/contact/ Garnerville Office: 171 Ramapo Road Route 202 Garnerville, New York 10923 T: 845-553-7060 F: 845-947-2265 http://www.rocklandeye.com/contact/

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