Our Eye Doctors & Specialists

Meet our team of highly trained eye care professionals

Dr Ami C Ranani Optometry Doctor Eye exam, eyecare, contact lenses and Doctor
Dr. Ami. C. Ranani, O.D.
Always on top of the latest technology
  • •Dr. Ranani received his doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1976
  • •Previous president of the New York Optometric Council, before the merger with NYSOA
  • •Former President of the Westchester/Putnam Rockland County Optometric Society
  • •Former National Board Examiner for the State Board in pathology section
  • •NYSOA Managed Care Committee
  • •Advisory Board of a major HMO in NY State
  • •Advisory Board of TLC / Committee Chair
  • •Numerous publications and lectures
  • •Inventor of 2 optical devices (Catacom - a device to view internal media effects and a color selection device to help select a contact lens color for a patient)
  • •Clinical investigator of contact lenses and solutions for contact lens companies
  • •Send Dr. Ranani an email at acrsec@aol.com
Dr Michelle Harrison Optometry Doctor family eye care, pediatric eye examination, contact lens fitting, eye surgery and adult eye care.
Dr. Michelle Harrison, O.D.
Treating dry eye problems is important
  • •Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY.
  • •Doctorate in Optometry degree from the State University of New York College of Optometry, NY, NY.
  • •Member of Beta Sigma Kappa, International Optometric Honor Society.
  • •Optometric clinical training at OMNI Eye Specialists, Baltimore, MD.
  • •Hospital-based optometric training at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Wilmington, DE.
  • •New York State licensed and certified by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry.
  • •Professional memberships include the American Optometric Association, and the New York Optometric Association.

Dr. Harrison has experience in all aspects of primary family eye care, including pediatric eye examination, contact lens fitting, eye surgery co-management, and adult eye care. She has practiced optometry in Manhattan before joining Somers Eye Center in 2009. Her interests include diagnosis and management of ocular disease such as glaucoma, diabetic eye care, dry eye and ocular inflammation, trauma, retinopathy, as well as co-management of laser surgery and cataracts.

Dr Hiral Patel Optometry Doctor eye care, ocular disease, pediatric eye examination, adult eye care, contact lens fitting and eye surgery co-management
Dr. Hiral Patel, O.D.
  • •Bachelor of Science from Fordham University, Bronx NY. Major: Biology Minor: Chemistry.
  • •Doctorate in Optometry degree from the New England College of Optometry Boston, MA.
  • •Optometric clinical training at Atlanta Vision Center, Atlanta GA.
  • •Hospital-based optometric training at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Montrose NY.
  • • New York State licensed and certified by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry.
  • • Professional memberships include the American Optometric Association, and the New York Optometric Association.
  • • Vision therapy and visual performance training.

  • Dr. Patel has experience in all aspects of primary eye care with a concentration in ocular disease. She also has experience in pediatric eye examination, adult eye care, contact lens fitting, and eye surgery co-management. Her interests include vision therapy, advanced contact lens fitting, the diagnosis and management of cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and other ocular diseases. Dr. Patel started as an optometric technician here at Somers Eye Center and worked for Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston as an ophthalmic technician prior to starting Optometry School. Dr. Patel strives to deliver high quality health care in the diagnosis and treatment of ocular diseases.
Dr Jay Lippman, MD, FACS, ABES eye surgery
Dr. Jay Lippman, M.D., F.A.C.S., A.B.E.S.
  • •Named one of the "Westchester Magazine's Best Doctors of 2005"
  • •Named one of the "New York Magazine's Best Doctors of 2004"
  • •Certified in cataract surgery by the American Board of Eye Surgery
  • •Uses State-of-the-Art Equipment to perform No-Stitch, No-Needle lens implants
Dr Kayvan Keyhani cosmetic eye surgery, ptosis repair, ectropion repair, tear duct surgery
Dr. Kayvan Keyhani, M.D., MPH.
  • •Resident's Teaching Award:  New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.
  • •Dr. Michael Ashenhusrt-Preceptor, Ophthalmic Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship.
  • •University of Vermont, Dr. David Weinberg--Preceptor, Ophthalmic Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship
  • •Dr. Keyhani does his best to restore and enhance his patients' appearance while preserving a natural look.
  • •Most common surgeries are:
    • Cosmetic Laser Eyelid Surgery (Lid droop, Baggy lids) with before & after photos;
    • •Ptosis Repair;
    • •Ectropion Repair;
    • •Tear Duct Surgery;
Dr Mark Grossman behavioral/developmental optometrist
Dr. Marc Grossman O.D. L.Ac.
  • •Has been practicing as a behavioral/developmental optometrist for 30 years and holds degrees in optometry, biology and acupuncture.
  • •Has unique training in acupuncture for eye care and holistic eye care.
  • •Extensive training in amblyopia or impaired or dim vision without obvious defect or change in the eye.
  • •Has also done training in nutrition, yoga and learning disabilities.
  • •He is the co-author of 5 books on Natural Approaches to Eye Care including the international best seller Magic Eye: Beyond 3D- Improve Your Vision
  • •Send Dr. Grossman an email at marcgrossman@somerseye.com