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Arkady Selenow, OD, FAAO, Diplomate ABO

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Dr. Selenow, a founding partner of Manhattan Vision Associates (1984) and Queens Eye Associates (1991), graduated with honors from the New England College of Optometry in 1980. He completed internships at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington D.C. and The Gessel Institute of Child Development in New Haven Connecticut. After graduation he completed a residency in Pediatric Vision Therapy at SUNY College of Optometry where he has taught aspiring optometrists for over 25 years. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and is a Founding faculty member of the Institute for Vision Research (1991).

An accomplished researcher, lecturer, and author, Dr. Selenow has co-authored over 40 research papers that have been published and/or presented in prestigious optometric and ophthalmologic journals and scientific conferences. In addition, he is a co-author of the textbook Amblyopia: Basic and Clinical Aspects. New York: Butterworth, 1991.

Dr. Selenow, co-director of Manhattan Vision Associates and Queens Eye Associates since 1984, specializes in difficult contact lens cases. He was in the forefront in bringing Lasik to the New York area and has co-managed over 4,000 cases. In addition he is the co-director of The Institute for Vision Research and has been a consultant for many major companies including Vistakon (Johnson & Johnson), Essilor, and Alcon.

Dr. Selenow has published many articles in various eye related publications, including:

1. Modification of the Neuroptics Pupillometer to Measure Near Response Miosis in Cataractous and Pseudophakic Subjects.
G. Zikos, R. Robilotto, S. Ali, A. Selenow, M. Morris, A. Gupta.
Presented at the American Academy of Optometry meeting, 2013.

2. Novel Method to Objectively Evaluate Visual Comfort When Using Different Sunglass Types.
G. Zikos, S. Slotnick, R. Robilotto, A. Selenow, S. Ali.
Presented at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting, 2013.

3. Piggyback SynergEyes KC: Soft Lens Corneal Modification Leading to Successful Hybrid Lens Fitting.
J. Q. Duan, A. Selenow, G. Zikos, L.W. Spencer.
Presented at the American Academy of Optometry, 2012.

4. Wavefront and Pupil Dependence of Refractive Differences in Bright and Dim Environments.
G. Zikos, A. Gupta, R. Robilotto, R. Blum, A. Selenow, S. Ali.
Presented at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2012.

5. Successful Contact Lens Fitting In a Patient with Cornea Plana.
J.Q. Duan, A. Selenow, S. Yu.
Presented at the American Academy of Optometry, 2011.

6. Comparison of Corneal Sag Based on Corneal Topographers and Optical Coherence Tomography.
G. Zikos, A. Selenow, S. Ali.
Presented at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2011.

7. Evaluation of Different Methods for Determining Ocular Dominance.
T.R. Karkkainen, A. Selenow, G. Zikos, S. Slotnick, M. Fumerton.
Poster Presentation at BCLA, 2010.

8. Visual Performance with Scratched Antireflective Coated Spectacle Lenses.
G. Zikos, R. Robilotto, A. Selenow, S. Ali.
Presented at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2010.

9. Contrast Sensitivity and Reaction Times with Polarized and Tinted Lenses in a Driving Environment.
G. Zikos, R. Nason, R. Robilotto, S. Ali, A. Selenow.
Presented at the Eye and the Auto meeting, 2009.

10. Effect of Scratched Antireflective Coatings on Visual Performance.
G. Zikos, R. Robilotto, A. Selenow, S. Ali.
American Academy of Optometry, Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, 2009.

11. CSF and Reaction Time Differences in Young and Elderly Subjects with Polarized and Tinted Lenses in a Driving Environment.
G. Zikos, R. Nason, R. Robilotto, A. Selenow, S. Ali.
American Academy of Optometry, Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, 2009.

12. A New Scalable Computerized Random Dot Stereopsis Test.
R. Robilotto, G. Zikos, A. Selenow, S. Slotnick.
Presented at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2009.

13. Contrast Sensitivity and Reaction Times with Polarized and Tinted Lenses in a Driving Environment.
G. Zikos, R. Nason, R. Robilotto, S. Ali, A. Selenow.
Presented at the Eye and the Auto meeting Warren, MI, 2009.

14. A New Random-Dot Stereopsis Test.
R. Robilotto, G. Zikos, S. Slotnick, A. Selenow, S. Ali.
American Academy of Optometry, Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, 2008.

15. Shack-Hartmann Sensor Based Objective In-Vivo Contact Lens Wettability Testing with Different Multi-Purpose Solutions.
G. Zikos, S. Kang, R. Nason, A. Selenow, S. Ali.
Poster Presentation at BCLA, 2008.

16. Objective in-vivo Contact Lens Wettabilty Testing with Different MPS using the Shack Hartman Sensor.
G. Zikos, S. Kang, R. Nason, A. Selenow, S. Ali.
Presentation ARVO 2008; Poster D777, 2008.

17. On and Off Axis Comparative Contrast Sensitivity Performance of Progressive Addition Lenses.
R. Nason, G. Zikos, S. Ali, A. Selenow.
Presentation ARVO 2008; Poster A112, 2008.

18. Rotational Stability of Toric Soft Contact Lenses During Natural Viewing Conditions.
G. Zikos, S. Kang, K. Ciuffreda, A. Selenow, S. Ali, L. Spencer, R. Robilotto, M. Lee.
Optometry and Vision Science, 54(11), 1039-1045, 2007.

19. Blur Perception of the Human Eye in a Clinical Adult Population.
G. Zikos, K. Ciuffreda, A. Selenow, S. Ali, S. Pereira, L. Spencer, S. Kang, M. Lee.
Presented at the Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2007.

20. Effect of Wearing Progressive Lenses on Eye and Head Movements During the Golf Putting Stroke.
G.K. Hung, K.J. Ciuffreda, A. Selenow, G. A. Zikos.
Journ. Beh. Optom., 17(5):115-119, 2006.

21. “Bothersome Blur”: A Functional Unit of Blur Perception.
K. Ciuffreda, A. Selenow, B. Wang, B. Vasudevan, G. Zikos, S. Ali.
Vision Res. 2006 Mar; 46(6-7):895-901, 2006.

22. Rotational Stability of Differently Designed Toric Soft Contact Lenses.
G. Zikos, K. Ciuffreda, S. Kang, A. Selenow, S. Ali, R. Robilotto, L. Spencer.
Presented at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting, 2006.

23. Effect of Wearing Progressive Lenses on Eye and Head Movements During the Golf Putting Stroke.
G.K. Hung, K.J. Ciuffreda, A. Selenow, G. A. Zikos.
Presented at the Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting, 2006.

24. “Bothersome Blur”: A New Functional Unit of Blur Perception. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2005 46: E-Abstract 2930.
K. Ciuffreda, A. Selenow, B. Wang, G. Zikos, S. Ali, B. Vasudevan.
Presented at the Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting, 2005.

25. “Bothersome Blur”: A New Functional Unit of Blur Perception.
K. Ciuffreda, A. Selenow, B. Wang, G. Zikos, S. Ali, B. Vasudevan.
Presented at the American Academy of Optometry, 2005.

26. An Objective Technique to Assess the Functional Envelope of Vision in PALs. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 45: E-Abstract 2540.
G. Zikos, Y. Han, A. Selenow, K. Ciuffreda, S. Ali.
Presented at the Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting, 2004.

27. Point of Regard in an Ophthalmic Lens.
A. Selenow, Y. Han, K. Ciuffreda, S. Ali, L. Spencer.
Presented at the Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting, 2003.

28. Dynamic Interactions of Eye and Head Movements When Reading with Single-Vision and Progressive Lenses in a Simulated Computer-Based Environment.
Y. Han, K. Ciuffreda, A. Selenow, S. Ali.
Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Science, 44:1534-1545, 2003.

29. Static Aspects of Eye and Head Movements during Reading in a Simulated Computer-Based Environment with Single-Vision and Progressive Lenses.
Y. Han, K. Ciuffreda, A. Selenow, E. Bauer, S. Ali, L. Spencer.
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 44:145-153, 2003.

30. Assessing Visual Performance with Progressive Addition Lenses.
A. Selenow, E. Bauer, S. Ali, L. Spencer, K. Ciuffreda.
Optometry and Vision Science, 79:502-505, 2002.

31. Eye and Head Movements During Low Contrast Reading with Single Vision and Progressive Lenses.
Y. Ciuffreda, K. Ciuffreda, A. Selenow, E. Bauer, S. Ali, L. Spencer.
Vision Science & Its Applications, OSA Technical Digest. Opt. Soc. Am., 140-143, 2001.

32. Can Contrast Sensitivity Be Used to Assess the Performance of PALs?
A. Selenow, E. Bauer, L. Spencer, S. Ali.
Vision Science and Its Applications, OSA Technical Digest, Opt. Soc. Am., 136-139, 2001.

33. Lateral Interactions in the Human Visual System Measured with a Sweep VEP Technique.
V. Zemon, J. Gordon, W. Wisotsky, I. Schechter, A. Selenow, E.E. Hartmann, L. Hexstall, D. Kim.
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 41 (supp), 491, 2000.

34. Can an Objective Response of Visual Performance Discriminate Between PALs?
E. Bauer, A. Selenow, S. Ali, L. Spencer, K. Ciuffreda.
Presentation, American Academy of Optometry, 2000.

35. Assessing Visual Performance with Progressive Addition Lenses.
S. Ali, A. Selenow, E. Bauer, L. Spencer, K. Ciuffreda.
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 41 (supp), 435, 2000.

36. A Technique for Objectively Measuring Perceptual Distortion in PALs.
A. Selenow, E. Bauer, S. Ali, L. Spencer, K. Ciuffreda.
Presentation, American Academy of Optometrists, 2000.

37. Progressive Lenses: A New Technique for Quantifying “Swim”.
A. Selenow, E. Bauer, S. Ali, L. Spencer.
Vision Science & Its Applications, OSA Technical Digest, 209-211, 2000.

38. Progressive Lenses: New Techniques for Assessing Visual Performance.
A. Selenow, E. Bauer, S. Ali, L. Spencer.
Vision Science & Its Applications, OSA Technical Digest, 226-229, 2000.

39. Amblyopia : Basic and Clinical Aspects.
K. Ciuffreda, J. Levi, M. Dennis, A. Selenow,
Butterworth-Heinemann, 1991.

40. Prognostic Value of Laser Interferometric Visual Acuity in Amblyopia Therapy.
A. Selenow, K.J. Cuiffreda, R. Mozlin, D. Rumpf.
Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 27: 145-149, 1986.

41. Vision Function Recovery During Orthoptic Therapy in an Adult Strabismic Amblyope.
A. Selenow, K.J. Cuiffreda.
Journal of the American Optometric Association, 57:132-140, 1986.

42. Orthoptic Effects on Accommodation and Related Vision Functions in an Adult Esotrope.
C.M. Schnider, K.J. Cuiffreda, A. Selenow.
Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, 5:425-433, 1985.

43. Surgical Results in Intermittent Exotropia.
N. Flax, A. Selenow.
American Journal of Optometry and Physiological Optics, 62: 100-104, 1983.

44. Use of FPL for Measurement of Visual Acuity in a Population of Neurologically Impaired Children.
R.H. Duckman, A. Selenow.
American Journal of Optometry and Physiological Optics, 60:817, 1983.

45. Reduction of Asthenopia in Patients with Convergence Insufficiency Following Fusional Vergence Training.
J. Cooper, A. Selenow, K.J. Cuiffreda, J. Feldman, J. Faverty, S.C. Hokoda, J. Silverman,
American Journal of Optometry and Physiological Optics, 60:982-989, 1983.

46. Statistic Aspects of Accommodation in Human Amblyopia.
K.J. Cuiffreda, S.C. Hokoda, J.L. Semmlow, A. Selenow.
American Journal of Optometry and Physiological Optics, 60:436-449, 1983.

47. Vision Function Recovery During Orthoptic Therapy in an Exotropic Amblyope with High Unilateral Myopia.
A. Selenow, K.J. Cuiffreda,
American Journal of Optometry and Physiological Optics, 62 1983.

48. Multifocal Contact Lenses: Fitting the Functional Emmetrope.
Arkady Selenow and Larry K. Wan,
Advanced Ocular Care, January/February 2016