News & Events

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 NAMED NEW YORK SUPER DOCTOR.

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


NEW LIGHT ADAPTIVE CONTACT LENSES APPROVED.

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


KOSTER VISION FUORICLASSE RACING

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


NY VISION GROUP OPENS NEW BROOKLYN LOCATION

NY Vision Group is pleased to announce that we have opened a new location to better serve our patients in Brooklyn. Our brand new, state-of-the-art facility is located at 279 Wyckoff Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11237. Dr. Harry Koster, our Harvard-trained, board-certified corneal specialist has performed over 15,000 LASIK procedures and leads up a team of… Read More


Cataract Surgery May Help You Live Longer!

According to a huge new study of 74,044 women age 65 and older, all of whom had cataracts, the 41,735 women who had their cataracts removed had a 60% lower risk of death than those women who did not.[i] A cataract is a clouding of the lens which forms gradually with age and is the… Read More


Dr. Harry Koster, One of America’s Top Ophthalmologists.

Harry Koster, MD, a board-certified, Harvard-trained ophthalmologist, has been named one of America’s Top Ophthalmologists by Consumers’ Research Council of America, an independent research team. He was selected based on his experience, training and professional associations. The Consumer’s Research Council of America does not accept fees, donations or advertising from any individual, proefessional, corporation or… Read More


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Brooklyn, NY 11237

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