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Allen Cohen, OD

Clinical Professor

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Dr. Cohen has been professor of clinical optometry at SUNY Optometry since 1979.  He has also been the chief of optometry service at the Northport VA Medical Center since 1996 and has worked in private practice since 1965.  Dr. Cohen has lectured extensively on the diagnosis, treatment and visual consequences of patients with acquired brain injuries.


Vision Therapy

Affiliations and Recognition

Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry
Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development

Additional Languages Spoken



OD, Pennsylvania College of Optometry, 1965
BA, Adelphi University, 1963


The Role of Optometry in The Management ofVestibular Disorders. Brain Injury/professional. Volume 2, issue 3. 2005.  Pgs.8-10.

Successful Visual Therapy Practice in a Managed Care Environment. Journal of Behavioral Optometry. Volume 15/2004 number 4. Pgs.I00-105.

Management of Patients with Hemianopic Visual Field Loss: Journal of Optometric Vision Development. Fall 2003, Volume 24, pgs 111-118.

Efficacy of vision therapy for convergence insufficiency in an adult population: Journal of the American Optometric Association. April 1999.  Pgs 225-233.