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The Staff

Peggy Kessler

Peggy Kessler is a licensed New York State Ophthalmic Dispenser. Peggy started in the optical field over 25 years ago and has a wealth of knowledge on frame and optical technology. Peggy's passion is in helping people to see their best, while building confidence in their style and appearance. Peggy...

Judy Kestenbaum

Judy Kestenbaum is a licensed New York State Ophthalmic Dispenser. She is a Fellow of the National Academy of Opticianry and is certified by the American Board of Opticians. Judy is also certified by the National Contact Lens Examiners for fitting and dispensing of contact lenses. Judy has been working...

Evan Kestenbaum

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Gilma Mejia

Gilma Mejia is a vital part of office operations. Gilma is responsible for pre-testing patients for the doctors, visual field examinations, telephone triage, frame styling and lens ordering and tracking for most vision plans. She is fluent in Spanish adding a very welcome dimension to our staff....

Sharon Sutker

Sharon Sutker is Dr. Kestenbaum's personal assistant, communications coordinator, and billing and insurance coordinator. She will be able to answer all your questions regarding insurance issues. Please feel free to call on her at any time....

Jan Axelrod

Jan Axelrod is a New York State Licensed Ophthalmic Dispenser (Optician). Jan joined OPTIX in November 2003 as our lab manager. He is responsible for day-to-day operations along with the selection, manufacture, and dispensing of all eyeglasses. In the field for over 25 years, Jan brings a very high level...