The Center for Ophthalmic and Vision Research is the independent research affiliate of Eye Associates of New York located in Midtown Manhattan. Our facility is dedicated to the research and development of ophthalmic devices and ocular pharmaceuticals.
How to volunteer for current and future studies
Clinical trials are essential for medical advances and are a required step in the development of new treatments and devices. Select a study to complete a brief survey to be a candidate for one of our current or future clinical trials. Most studies include significant compensation for participation. Feel free to contact us for more information.
Our scientists bring over 30 years of professional research experience in ophthalmics and vision science. From executing simple, single site studies to developing multi site clinical trials, we manage all aspects of clinical trials 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 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 R&D and marketing departments maximize resources.
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.
Our staff and all team members are GCP trained and certified.
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.
Our research expertise includes basic and clinical research in contact lenses, spectacle lenses, intraocular lenses, ocular diseases, visual perception, psychophysics, visual development, presbyopia, accommodation, eye movements, ocular aberrations, visual performance, dry eye, myopia, instrumentation design.