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Dean Evan Hart, American research optometrist. Licence in ophthalmic dispensing and contact lens fitting, New York; licensed optician, Florida; certified American Board Opticianry. Grantee Optometric Center New York, 1984, Sola-Barnes-Hind, 1984, 85; travel fellow National Eye Institute, 1985.


Hart, Dean Evan was born on November 4, 1957 in Westbury, New York, United States. Son of Ronald Warren and Beatrice (Rosenblitt) Hart.


Associate of Applied Science in Ophthalmic Dispensing, Erie Community College, 1980. Bachelor of Science in General Studies, New York Institute of Technology, 1981. Master of Arts in Biology, Hofstra University, 1983.

Postgraduate researcher, University California, Berkeley, 1985. OD, State University of New York College Optometry, New York City, 1987.


Director Low Vision Clinic, instructor refraction and optics Columbia University at Harlem Hospital Medical Center, New York City, since 1988. Associate research scientist Harkness Eye Institute, Columbia University College Physicians and Surgeons, since 1989. Director, assistant medical advisor Tristate Consumer Insurance Company.

Numerous presentations in field.


Fellow American Academy Optometry. Member American Optometric Association, Contact Lens Association Ophthalmologists, International Society for Contact Lens Research, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, New York Academy of Sciences, Contact Lens Society New York State.