Dr. Rachel Mindin is a native New Yorker. She graduated from Stony Brook University with cum laude honors, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology. She continued on to receive her doctorate in optometry from the State University of New York College of Optometry. During her time in optometry school, Dr. Mindin took a special interest in volunteering in underserved communities. She has attended many vision screenings throughout the New York City area and has volunteered with the Eye Health Institute providing eye care in Negril, Jamaica. Dr. Mindin completed her optometric clinical training at Downtown Eyecare, Gouverneur Health Hospital and the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. There she received extensive training from prominent ophthalmologists and optometrists in the field in the areas of glaucoma, retina, cornea, surgical comanagement, uveitis, and neuro-ophthalmology.
As an optometrist, Dr. Mindin provides multidisciplinary eye care to the patients she treats. She emphasizes preventative care for her patients with diabetes, macular degeneration and glaucoma to prevent vision loss. Her thorough approach to contact lens and glasses fittings insures comfort and the best possible vision for our patients. Dr. Mindin prides herself on providing outstanding personalized eye care to each patient through focused attention, thorough patient education, and individualized treatment plans. She is fluent in English, Russian, and conversational Spanish.
State University of New York College of Optometry
Stony Brook University