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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Robert Behan is a member of the team at Metropolitan Vision and concentrates on comprehensive management of patients' visual needs. Dr. Behan was a top graduate of the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. He completed a residency at the Illinois Eye Institute and the Chicago Lighthouse for the Blind where he concentrated on the management of ocular disease and low vision rehabilitation. Dr Behan is also experienced in specialty contact lens fitting.
  • Dr. Behan was the recipient of the Wesley Jessen Award for Contact Lens Excellence and Eschenbach Award for Low Vision Rehabilitation.
  • He is a dedicated member of the American Optometric Association and New York State Optometric Association
  • Dr Behan lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two beautiful children

Education

  • Illinois College of Optometry
  • Illinois Eye Institute (Residency)
  • The Chicago Lighthouse for the Blind (Residency)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Optometry

Awards and Publications

  • Wesley Jessen Award for Contact Lens Excellence
  • Eschenbach Award for Low Vision Rehabilitation

Professional Memberships

  • American Optometric Association
  • New York State Optometric Association

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish