Barry Tannen, OD, FAAO
An Optometrist for over 25 years, Dr. Barry Tannen’s career has been devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of children with vision problems that impact academic performance. He is a passionate doctor who cares deeply about the children he examines and treats.
Dr. Tannen graduated with clinical honours from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He is an Associate Clinical Professor of Optometry at the SUNY/State College of Optometry in New York where he teaches vision therapy and is also the Director of the Eye
Movement and Bio-Feedback Clinic. In 2002, he was the recipient of the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physician’s Scientific Achievement Award.
Dr. Tannen lectures nationally and internationally on learning-related vision disorders, strabismus, amblyopia and vision therapy. He has co-authored a clinical textbook as well as published numerous papers. He also served as an officer in the United States Public Health Service for three years before cofounding EyeCare Professionals, P.C. with Dr. Nicholas Despotidis.