Stephanie L. Wolman, OD, FCOVD
Elaine joined Wolman Vision and Therapy Center in June 2013. She relocated to Rye from Scotland, with her family, in 2001. Elaine has had first hand experience of Dr. Wolman’s vision therapy in practice, with her youngest son having benefited from taking the program at an early age. This experience provides Elaine with a unique perspective in empathizing with both children and their parents as they work through the program together. Elaine is committed to ensuring that all of our patients have a similar positive and enjoyable experience.
Dr. Stephanie L. Wolman is a developmental optometrist specializing in pediatric eye care and vision therapy. She has been in private practice in Westchester County since 1999. Dr. Wolman graduated from the New England College of Optometry in Boston in 1998. She is a member of Beta Sigma Kappa international optometric honor society. Dr. Wolman completed a residency in pediatrics and vision therapy at the Southern California College of Optometry in 1999. She is board certified in vision development and vision therapy, a Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development, a clinical associate of the Optometric Extension Program, and an associate member of the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association. Dr. Wolman is the consulting Optometrist at the Winifred Masterson Burke Rehabilitation Hospital for patients in the stroke and brain injury units.
Dr. Wolman addresses pediatric eye care and vision therapy throughout the metropolitan region. She is a sought after guest speaker, where she has lectured at Burke Rehabilitation Center in White Plains, NY, the National Center for Disability Services, for the Long Island Speech & Hearing Association, and for the New York State School Nurses Association. Her lectures have also been well-received at numerous Westchester schools, libraries, PTA/SEPTA groups, pediatrician and psychologists’ practices, and occupational therapy centers.
Dr. Wolman was interviewed on News 12 Westchester multiple times, has been featured on WGCH AM Radio in Greenwich, CT, she was a guest columnist for Westchester Commerce magazine, the Rye Record, and the Rye Sound Shore Review, and she was featured in Westchester Parent Magazine.
Dr. Wolman volunteers her time to perform vision screenings at preschools throughout Westchester and Fairfield Counties. For three years, she dedicated her time to screen children associated with The Warner House, a California-based nonprofit organization for the Study and Treatment of Down Syndrome. She has also volunteered her time to the athletes at the Special Olympics. Dr. Wolman has participated in various health fairs in Westchester County.
Cynthia is a NYS licensed optician and has been nationally certified under the American Board of Opticians since 2006. As a fellow of the National Academy of Opticianry her extensive knowledge in the eye care industry has made her an asset to our team. Cynthia joined our practice as a vision therapist in 2014. She has worked in the eye care industry since 1998 and enjoys working with children of all ages. She is a learning leader volunteer for the NYC Department of Education where she engages with families and communities to support student success. Cynthia is currently pursuing a degree in Public Health. In her spare time she works closely with the Small Business Development Center at Columbia University and Lehman College. Her goal is to create a community vision program, which will allow students in urban areas access to affordable vision services.
Mia received a dual BA degree in Psychology and Latin American and Caribbean History from the University at Albany. She is currently pursuing her Masters in Occupational Therapy and hopes to continue working with children. Mia believes that vision plays a huge role in the overall functioning of the individual. This compelled her to join Dr. Wolman’s vision therapy team. She enjoys finding creative ways to make the vision therapy session not only productive but an extremely fun experience for the patient.
Cecilia has been working at Wolman Vision and Therapy Center as the head of marketing and public relations since February 2011. She has a background in sales promotion and advertising. Cecilia has always been very involved in the local community as a marketing consultant in the educational system as well as religious institutions.
Maria has been working in the optical field as a frame stylist/buyer for over 10 years. Maria is familiar with the latest trends and, combined with her keen fashion sense, has a deep understanding of our high quality selection of children and adult frames. Her expertise allows her to effortlessly fit patients with a frame that enhances their facial features and matches their individual style. Maria takes the time to discuss all the lens options to accommodate each patient's needs. She skillfully handles frame adjustments and repairs.
StephanieL Wolman, OD,FCOVD