News & Events

May is Healthy Vision Month

Why is Healthy Vision Month Important? Did you know that over 37 million adults in America has diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration and cataracts? This can cause visual impairment or even lead to blindness, What most individuals don’t know is that, vision problems are preventable! How, you may ask? Sunglasses: Wearing sunglasses to protect… Read More

April is Sports Eye Safety Month

Why is Sports Eye Safety Month Important? Did you know that roughly 100,000 individuals are injured due to a sports related accident? Roughly 13,500 of these injuries leads to permanent vision loss. April is dedicated to enlightening athletes and individuals about the importance of protecting the eyes, as well as wearing protective eye wear when… Read More

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month

Why is Workplace Eye Wellness Month Important? Did you know that roughly 25,000 people visits the emergency room a year due to a work related eye injury? Nearly one million Americans lost their vision or sustained an injury to their eyes. March is dedicated to enlightening employers and workers about the importance of the eyes,… Read More

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

What is Age-related Macular Degeneration? Age-related macular degeneration is damage to the macula, a part of the retina, which results in central vision loss. Peripheral vision remains good, but the disease makes it harder to see smaller details, whether close or far. In some cases, this disease progress at a slower rate. However, in other… Read More

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month!

Glaucoma Chart

What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is increased pressure within the eyes, eventually leading to gradual blindness. No noticeable symptoms of glaucoma occur in its early stage yet it is one of the leading causes of irreversible blindness within the United States. In its advanced form, symptoms include: Blurred or hazy vision Severe eye and head pain… Read More


Dr Koster

NY Vision Group is pleased to announce that for the seventh year in a row, Dr. Harry Koster has been named a New York Super Doctor. You can read more about his accomplishments in the May 13, 2018 special supplement to the New York Times. The selection process for Super Doctors is a rigorous multi-step… Read More


According to the American Adademy of Ophthalmlogy, the United States FDA has approved Johnson & Johnson’s new light-adaptive contact lenses. These lenses include a photochromic filter that adjusts to the amount of light entering the eye. Therefore these lenses automatically darken in bright sunlight and return to a more regular tint in nomal light. These… Read More

New Femtosecond Cataract Laser

In our mission to provide patients with the best possible vsion, we pride ourselves on having the most advanced technology and procedures available, combined with superior surgical skills. To further this mission, we have acquired the new Femtosecond Cataract Laser. This revolutionary technology allows us to use the laser to make all your cataract incisions,… Read More

Does Poor Vision Lead to Poor Cognition?

A growing number of studies suggest that poor vision may lead to a decline in cognitive ability. The latest study published in JAMA Ophthalmology found that among a representative sample of 2975 older Americans, and a second sample of 30, 202 Medicare beneficiaries, poor vision was associated with poor cognition.[1] While the study didn’t prove… Read More


Keep active to stay healthy! Dr. Koster and NY Vision Group don’t just promote healthy eyes, we promote healthy lifestyles and this year NY Vision Group/Koster Vision Correction are primary sponsors for Fuoriclasse Racing, a New York-based amateur cycling team. The team practices most mornings in Central Park and races all over New England on… Read More

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