Dr. Jacob Nachum, OD

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26 Broadway, 908, New York, NY, 10004

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Since 1994, Dr. Jacob Nachum has been giving the gift of vision to Manhattan , combining his love for New York City and her people with an unparalleled expertise in his field. A graduate of SUNY College of Optometry in 1983, Dr. Nachum works in concert with his caring staff of expert visual and medical assistants to reveal new worlds of sight to his clients – from simple eye exams to co-managing pre and post-op refractive laser patients with some of the best refractive surgeons in the New York area.

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Dr. Nachum was great! Very knowledgeable, actually listened to my issues, and was able to answer all of my questions. So happy I found this optometrist!

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The front desk staff are pretty rude...I'm looking for a new doctor

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My first time visiting this office, but certainly not my last!!

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I have been a patient of Dr. Nachum for almost 20 years and he has taken care of my eyes compassionately and with the newest technology. He's got a great team.

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Good except they did not offer to send the results of my visit to my primary care physician or offer to give me the results of my eye exam so I could get my glasses made

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I have gotten eye care from Dr. Nachum for many years, and continue to appreciate his professionalism.

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This was my first visit to Dr. Nachum and I was very impressed. The exam was very thorough and not only did he answer all my questions, but he helped to save me money on my contact lens prescription.

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Very experienced, polite and capable eye doctor. Knowledgeable and clearly explains the results of the examination.

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Came here for my annual eye examination and contact lens fitting. Dr. Nachum was professional in manner, patient while answering queries and the overall appointment went very well.

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It felt more like he was a rep for this new eye drop brand than a doctor i could trust. I just went in there to get a new prescription for my contacts and he prescribed me eye drops that i had to use twice a day, based on a casual comment i had made about my eyes sometimes being dry when i wear contacts. When i went in again and said that the eye drops didn't make a difference and that i did not want to use expensive prescription eye drops indefinitely, he prescribed me a different kind of eye drops to use until i could revert back to the original eye drops (when he said they would be more effective). Not once did he even check to see if the contacts he handed me fit properly in my eye or if the prescription he gave me actually fit in practice. He also seemed annoyed with me whenever i asked questions or expressed a concern.

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Dr. Nachum is great. Incredibly thorough with a great bedside manner. Highly recommended.

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Dr. Nachum and all his staff were pleasant and helpful. The appointment was thorough, but no time was wasted. I highly recommend!

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Dr. Nachum and his staff were very helpful. They were able to complete all the tests that were needed in a timely manner. They were very professional.

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I've been a patient of Dr. Nachum's for about a decade. He is thorough, personable, and professional. I don't believe you can find anyone better.

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I've been going to Dr. Nachum for at least 20 years and he has taken good care of my eyes and vision. He's always very thorough in his exam, forthcoming in answering my Qs, and skilled at refraction -- better than the opthmologist I used to see.

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I wish I would of been seen at my appointment time since I was on my lunch break, but nonetheless the appointment was quick and thorough so it worked out. Front staff is friendly, well the one who checked me in at least. The one that checked me out picked up a call in the midst of me checking out, thought that was rude.Dr. Nachum was friendly and polite.

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He is a great doctor. But the wait time was really bad. Two people had been booked for 3:30, which was my appointment time. The person before me was only seen at 3:40, so I didn't get seen before 4pm. On a working day,that's a pretty long wait. Otherwise the doctor was really great! He was very helpful and did a thorough job of checking my eyes. I definitely will be going back, but hopefully with a shorter wait time.

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very professional. good bedside manner. prompt check-in. and free samples of eye solutions!

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Great first time visit. Very thorough and explains everything.

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Dr. Nachum is great! He's very thorough, kind, and professional, but also very personable.

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I was able to get the prescription I needed w/o feeling pushed to buy glasses there or pay for other procedures/tests I didn't need. Dr. Nachum was great and helped me figure out some problems I've been having with my contact lenses. I definitely recommend him!

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I have been going to Dr. Nachum for many years. He is a consummate professional. He is thorough, takes time to explain what each test is for, and shares the results immediately. I highly recommend him.

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Great doctor, easy to talk to, fixed my prescription!

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He came highly recommended by a friend, he was a pleasure to deal with, and he was very professional and capable.

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I've been seeing Dr. Nachum for well over a decade. I could not recommend him more highly. He's excellent.

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I've been seeing this doctor for nearly 15 years and can't recommend him highly enough.

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Dr. Nachum was very thorough. Aside from giving me my prescription, he went through a few other things that I could do to so that my eyes don't get too tired from staring at my computer monitor all day.

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Although Dr. Nachum has been communicative and polite, something comes off harshly during appointments which is undesirable. Office is nice too but staff can be rude depending on the day and staff member. Generally good at the service provided, just not keen on the temperment. Ready for a change.

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Had a longer than expected wait and then felt rushed through the appointment. The office staff did not seem very professional and all my follow up phone calls to order contact lenses were frustrating. They kept putting me on hold and not taking the time to listen and respond to my questions. I would highly recommend looking for a different office based on my experience.

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Great eye doctor. Fixed a prescription after I got a very bad exam at another doctor in Brooklyn. Very nice but no nonsense -- I've been very happy with Dr. Nachum.

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I had a very positive experience with Dr. Nachum and his team. He made sure to explain everything, and his staff were very patient as I tried to pick out new frames.

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Best there is.

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Dr. Nachum and his staff were extremely professional. I am so glad that I decided to change Doctors.

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Dr. Nachum and staff are courteous, professional and always a pleasure to see.

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Very professional and clean office. I filled my paperwork out online and only waited approx 5 min before the doctor saw me. He was very knowldegeable and business like.

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Knowlegable, thorough eye doctor who takes his job very seriously. Gave me a thorough eye exam, and walked me through how my eyes have changed over the years. I might not see him if i was just looking for a quick visit and new contacts but for a true eye exam hes worth a visit.

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Easy to get an appointment. Never a wait!

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The visit with the Dr was excellent; he is very efficient; equipment looked modern and up to date. He also provided thorough explanations during the examination

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Everyone from the receptionist to the optician to Dr. Nachum was thorough, professional, and efficient.

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I really enjoyed the experience. He seemed very knowledgeable and compassionate.

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