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Marc Charles Epstein, American Optometrist ( hlth: hlth. service)optometrist. Recipient Irvin Borish award American OptometricFound., 1975, Kohnn award, 1975; Department of Health, Education and Welfare grantee, 1979-1980. Diplomate National Board Examiners in Optometry; certified low vision specialist New York Commn.for Blind, New York Optometric Association.


Epstein, Marc Charles was born on March 2, 1948 in Brooklyn. Son of Jack and Phyllis (Kleiger) Epstein.


Bachelor of Arts, Cornell College, 1970. Doctor of Optometry, Massachusetts College Optometry, 1975.


Practice optometry, Great Neck, New York, since 1977. Attending staff department ophthalmology North Shore University Hospital, Great Neck, since 1976, director low-vision and contact lense services, Catholic Medical Centers, since 1987, chief optometry. Attending optometrist Fitzpatric Pavillion, Jamaica, New York, since 1992.

Low vision consultant Helen Keller National Center, Sands Pt., New York, since 1993.


Servedwith Army National Guard, 1970-1974. Fellow American Academy Optometry, New York Academy Optometry (vice president 1979-1981, president 1981-1983). Member American Optometric assosiation, New York Optometric Association, Nassau Optometric Association (director).

Inventor audible feed-back syringe for blind diabetics.


Married Barbara Wolf, July 4, 1971. Children: Adam, Brian, Scott.