Jeffrey S. Nyman, OD, FAAO


  • Director, Emergency Services
  • Professional Staff, Primary Care
  • Associate Professor

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About Dr. Nyman:

Dr. Nyman has been a member of The Eye Institute’s professional staff for 30 years. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and his Doctor of Optometry from the Massachusetts College of Optometry (now The New England College of Optometry), in Boston, Massachusetts in 1972.  After five years on the faculty of the New England College of Optometry, where he was also the founder and Director of Eye Care Services at the South End Community Health Center, he joined the professional staff of The Eye Institute in 1977.

Dr. Nyman is a member of the Philadelphia Optometric Society, the Pennsylvania Optometric Association, the American Optometric Association, and  he is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. He has published numerous articles and textbook chapters in the optometric literature, and he has lectured extensively nationally and internationally on topics related to vision, eye disease and public health.  In January 2001, Dr. Nyman was recipient of the Annual Faculty Award, given by his peers at PCO, and he was twice named Clinical Educator of the Year by Pennsylvania College of Optometry students.