Eye and Health

Optometrist located in East Village, New York, NY

Eye & Health has been providing eye care services to New York City residents since the East Village office opened in 2003. Patients have access to a variety of treatments including Ocular Health Assessments, Eye Disease Diagnosis, and Treatment, Determination of an Optimal Prescription, Contact Lens Evaluation and Fitting, and Pediatric Eye Care.

With an emphasis on communication, the doctors at Eye & Health educate their patients about preventive, natural and primary eye care to ensure that they understand what is happening with their eyes and to empower them with resources to prevent many deteriorating eye health conditions. The state-of-the-art office at the New York, NY location is entirely dedicated to providing exceptional eye care utilizing the latest technologies available on today's market.

At Eye & Health, multiple doctors are on-site to provide the individual quality eye care. The team at Eye & Health aims to provide quick, convenient and efficient treatment for all of their patients.

New patients are welcomed, and most major forms of insurance are accepted.

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What we offer




  • Dr. Natan Dorfman is a leading optometrist providing high-quality eye care to New York City patients at Eye and Health, located in the East Village. His patients benefit from his expertise in providing comprehensive eye exams, fittings for eyeglasses and contact lenses, diagnosis of eye disease and eye infections.

    Dr. Dorfman was born in the former Soviet Union's Republic of Ukraine. In 1991, he along with his family moved to the United States. From 1992-1995, he attended Brooklyn College majoring in chemistry. He is a graduate of SUNY College of Optometry (class of 1999) and completed a Low Vision Residency at Lighthouse International (2000). Dr. Dorfman has been practicing Optometry since 1999 splitting time between his three practices located in East Village and Tribeca areas of Downtown NYC.

    Dr. Dorfman is dedicated to providing the best possible care to his patients and uses his expertise to ensure their eye health and vision solutions. In his spare time, he enjoys various sports and outdoor activities, traveling as well as spending time with his family and friends.

  • Dr. Patel discovered her passion for optometry at a young age as she needed vision correction for almost her entire life. She completed her undergraduate degree at Rutgers University and moved to New York City in pursuit of her doctoral degree from SUNY College of Optometry. She graduated at the top of her class at SUNY, where she was a member of Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society. She is skilled in practicing medical optometry to treat and manage ocular disease, fit specialty contact lenses, and co-manage patients with other medical professionals.

    Dr. Patel is extremely passionate about her quality of care. She finds it truly amazing how something as simple as providing a comprehensive eye exam can improve the overall quality of life for her patients. She is proud of the role she gets to play in providing care for such a fundamental part of peoples’ everyday lives, their vision.

    Some of her passions outside of patient care include traveling, photography, and spending time with her friends and family.

  • Maja Krsmanovic is a compassionate and diligent eye care provider, and her goal is to deliver the highest standard of care to all patients. Dr. Krsmanovic received a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology with a minor in Hispanic Studies at Boston College. After working in cancer research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Dr. Krsmanovic then obtained a Doctor of Optometry degree from the State University of New York College of Optometry. Dr. Krsmanovic currently practices at Eye & Health treating a variety of ocular diseases in addition to providing routine eye exams and contact lens fittings to patients ranging in age from toddlers to the elderly. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and the New York State Optometric Association. Dr. Krsmanovic is fluent in Serbo-Croatian and Spanish and is currently learning Italian.

  • Dr. Timsi Muttreja is a compassionate optometrist driven to provide exceptional care to her patients in New York. Dr. Muttreja earned her Bachelor's degree in Chemistry from SUNY Oswego. She received her Doctorate of Optometry from IAUPR School of Optometry, where she received the Award for Clinical Excellence.

    Dr. Muttreja provides comprehensive eye examinations and manages various ocular diseases including, but not limited to, dry eyes, cataracts, glaucoma and corneal related problems. She is fluent in Hindi, Punjabi, and Spanish. In her free time, Dr. Muttreja enjoys traveling, art and spending time with her family.

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Major Insurance Providers Accepted

Listed are the insurance providers we accept. For more information, please call our office.

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Words from our patients

  • Yelp

    "I can't say enough. The staff was beyond friendly and knowledgeable and patient."

    Sheila T.
  • Yelp

    "The staff was very friendly and helpful, I was through the doors and into an exam room very quickly as I was basically the only patient there. "

    Anna V.
  • Yelp

    "Got my annual eye exam and reading glasses here. They were great, friendly and competent. Worth the trip downtown."

    Anthony H.
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Dorfman was great. He listened to what I was experiencing and was able to quickly determine my diagnosis."

    Courtney S.
  • Yelp

    "Probably the most pleasant eye doctor experience I had to date. Everyone was welcoming and genuinely very nice."

    Francesca D.
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Eye and Health
159 1st Avenue
New York, NY 10003