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A Professional Environment In Midtown Manhattan For Eye Care Services

Located in Midtown Manhattan, our team at Eye Care Associates in Optometry is made up of passionate professionals who are driven to provide the best in optometry and customer service in the area. Dr. Lawrence Forgacs has built our team from the ground up, focusing his efforts on staff members who are top professionals. Our team creates an atmosphere where all patients have a positive experience at our Midtown Manhattan office.

Your satisfaction is our main priority. That is why we are happy to work with you and your busy schedule. In order to find a time that works best for you, we set up multiple appointment times throughout the week. We understand that life can be busy, especially on weekdays, which is why we also schedule appointments for one Saturday each month. Please contact us for more information.

Once you schedule an appointment, we will help you navigate insurance coverage and propose financial alternatives to assure that your eye care needs don’t cause a significant financial burden. 

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Our Optometry Team

Our optometrist, Forgacs O.D., F.A.A.O., has a wealth of knowledge in the optometry field and is trained in physiology, anatomy, and biochemistry. His years of experience allows him to diagnose a range of eye conditions, such as hypertension, macular degeneration, diabetes, and glaucoma. Forgacs O.D., F.A.A.O. is dedicated to improving the lives and eye health of his patients with many eye care services, including low vision therapy, specialty contact lenses, eye exams, and prescription updates.

At our office, we are fortunate to have two other experienced eye doctors: Dr. Benjamin C. Lane and Dr. Robert Maiolo. Dr. Lane is a renowned researcher with multiple degrees and certifications, and his work includes many important discoveries in the world of optometry. Dr. Maiolo has been an eye doctor for more than 35 years during which he acquired an expertise in specialty contact lenses. 

Cindy Schafran is our licensed optician who has been practicing with our eye doctors for more than 15 years. She stays up-to-date with the latest eyewear designs and materials to help her patients find the best designs for their needs.

Contact Our Professional Team in Midtown Manhattan Today

Call Eye Care Associates in Optometry in Midtown Manhattan today at 212-583-9000 for more information about our services, or to schedule an appointment. 

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Office Hours


8:00 am-4:00 pm


9:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-4:00 pm


9:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-3:00 pm


8:00 am-1:00 pm

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