Arthur B. Epstein, OD, FAAO, Contributor & Content Reviewer
Arthur Epstein, OD, FAAO, FABCO, FBCLA, DPNAP is a native New Yorker who grew up in the Bronx, later moving to Great Neck on Long Island. He graduated from the City College of New York (CUNY) with a B.S. in psychology and received an O.D. degree from the State University of New York, State College of Optometry where he also was the college's first resident in ocular disease.
He is a founding partner of North Shore Contact Lens & Vision Consultants, P.C., a referral-based contact lens specialty and primary eye care practice on Long Island.
After relocating to Phoenix, Arizona, Dr. Epstein co-founded Phoenix Eye Care, PLLC with his wife, Dr. Shannon Steinhäuser. Dr. Epstein heads the practice's Dry Eye - Ocular Surface Disease Center and serves as its director of clinical research.
Dr. Epstein is a prolific author who has published many hundreds of articles, scientific papers and book chapters. He is a contributing editor for Review of Optometry and executive editor of Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses. He founded and serves as chief medical editor of Optometric Physician, the first e-journal in optometry. Dr. Epstein is also a reviewer for numerous clinical and scientific journals.
A sought-after speaker, Dr. Epstein has presented more than 1,000 invited lectures on a variety of eye care topics in the United States and throughout the world. He serves on the U.S. National Committee for worldwide eye care organization Optometry Giving Sight.
Page updated January 2021