Y. Shira Kresch, OD

Optometry

Y. Shira Kresch, OD

Optometry

Specialties: Ophthalmology, OptometryMore specialties
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Location Info


250 West 64th Street
New York, NY 10023
US

Additional Locations for Y. Shira Kresch, OD

  • CUMC/Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute

    635 West 165th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    US

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    Aetna Signature Administrators
    NY Signature
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    Medicare Managed Care
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    POS
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    EPO
    Medicare Managed Care
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About Y. Shira Kresch, OD


Y. Shira Kresch OD, MS, FAAO is an Instructor in Optometric Sciences (in Ophthalmology) in Columbia University Medical Center. She is a primary care optometrist who specializes in the non-surgical treatment and management of glaucoma. Dr. Kresch received her B.S. in Nutrition and Food Science magna cum laude with a co-major in University Honors from Wayne State University Honors College on a presidential scholarship. After graduating from SUNY College of Optometry's dual O.D./M.S. program, she went on to complete her optometric residency in Ocular Disease and Primary Care at the NY VA Harbor Healthcare system. Dr. Kresch has presented at The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalm...
Y. Shira Kresch OD, MS, FAAO is an Instructor in Optometric Sciences (in Ophthalmology) in Columbia University Medical Center. She is a primary care optometrist who specializes in the non-surgical treatment and management of glaucoma. Dr. Kresch received her B.S. in Nutrition and Food Science magna cum laude with a co-major in University Honors from Wayne State University Honors College on a presidential scholarship. After graduating from SUNY College of Optometry's dual O.D./M.S. program, she went on to complete her optometric residency in Ocular Disease and Primary Care at the NY VA Harbor Healthcare system. Dr. Kresch has presented at The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry who is published in the Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science journal as well as the Review of Optometry. She has also lectured on the topics of glaucoma and patient education and has developed a patient education website to provide easily accessible interactive materials for patients to better understand their eye conditions.

Expertise

  • Annual Exams
  • Conjunctival Diseases
  • Contact Lens Fitting
  • Contact Lens/Glasses Fitting
  • Contact Lenses
  • Diabetic Retinal Exams
  • Dry Eye Syndrome

Education

  • Residency: Veterans Administration NY Harbor Health System

Titles & Positions

  • Instructor in Optometric Science (in Ophthalmology) at the Columbia University Medical Center

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

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