Center for Ophthalmic and Vision Research

Center for Ophthalmic and Vision Research

The Center for Ophthalmic and Vision Research is an independent research center located in the center of Manhattan. The center is dedicated to the research and development of ophthalmic devices as well as pharmaceuticals.

We perform research studies efficiently and objectively and develop instrumentation and methodology to achieve the study goals. Our scientists bring over 25 years of professional research experience in ophthalmics and vision science.

How to volunteer for current and future studies
Click here to fill a brief survey to be a candidate for one of our current or future studies. Studies usually compensate the participants very generously for their time and effort. Feel free to contact us for more information.


About Us

We bring over 25 years of professional research experience in ophthalmics and vision science.

Our facility is located in the heart of New York City, with access to a large and diverse patient population. Our extensive network allows us to recruit study participants that fit any protocol demands.

From executing simple, single site studies to developing multi site clinical trials, we can manage all aspects of your research needs including protocol development, IRB submissions, data analysis, and publication.

Our research team includes optometrists, ophthalmologists,vision scientists, and engineers with experience bringing together clinical and technical concepts. We can coordinate experts from academic institutions to effectively leverage knowledge in specialized areas. Our experience with developing custom prototypes, specialized testing equipment, and software can help your R&D and marketing departments maximize their resources.

Our staff and all team members are GCP trained and certified.
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Publications and Patents

The principles of COVR have extensive publishing experience with over 80 publications, presentations and invited talks and have been co-inventors in several patents in the US and internationally.

The group has research expertise in basic and clinical research in contact lenses, spectacle lenses, intra-ocular lenses, ocular diseases, visual perception, psychophysics, visual development, presbyopia, accommodation, eye movements, ocular aberrations, visual performance, dry eye, myopia, instrumentation design.

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