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Dr. Seema Amin, OD

Optometrist

Professional statement

Seema Amin is a skilled and capable optometrist serving the community of New York, NY. Dr. Amin obtained her medical degree from the InterAmerican University of Puerto Rico. She also completed her bachelor's at University of Kansas. Dr. Amin is a part of Village Eyecare. She is also a member of the American Optometric Association. Patients see Dr. Amin for a variety of reasons, including general eye consultations, glaucoma consultations, comprehensive, dilated eye exams, flashers and floaters, and orthokeratology / corneal refractive therapies. Before joining, she held positions at Eye Health Associates and LensCrafters in New York, NY as an optometrist and as an ophthalmic technician at Kansas City Eye Clinic in Overland Park, KS. Outside of her practice, Dr. Amin enjoys reading both fiction and non-fiction, watching KU basketball, and playing tennis and soccer. Dr. Amin is sensitive to the uniqueness of each patient's situation and adapts her consultations and treatment options appropriately to accommodate individual needs and concerns. During her consultations, she fully explains patients’ conditions and helps them choose an appropriate treatment plan.

In-network insurances

  • ACE
  • Aetna
  • Amida Care

Specialties

  • Optometrist

Practice names

Education and training

  • Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico

Zocdoc awards

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Speedy response
Scheduling hero

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1043646532

Office locations

Eyes on Second

170 Second Ave

New York, NY 10003

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As other reviewers have stated, I felt more like a customer than a patient. I trusted Dr. Amin but feel that I should not have - what was presented to me as my only option was really a series of upsells.I went in for my annual exam and came out with my pockets emptied. I feel foolish and taken advantage of. Dr. Amin did not seem to care about my well-being as a patient; rather, her main concern seemed to be to make as much money from me as possible for Eyes on Second. The experience felt, in a word, dishonest.
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I was impressed with how friendly and knowledgeable everyone was, and how they helped me navigate the crazy health insurance copays. Will gladly recommend them!
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Super thorough, great office — a little small, but beautiful, and doctor took time to explain to me what was happening. I felt a bit rushed, but it was also first thing in the morning and I showed up 10 minuteslate because of my commute. Looking forward to getting my first pair!
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Very good and professional!
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Dr. Seema Amin was fantastic! She was very warm, and did a great job explaining things in a way I could understand. There was very little wait time and her support staff were very helpful in assisting me after my visitwith ordering new contacts and finding glasses I love. I’d highly recommend!
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Will reccomend to friends.
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I loved the Dr. Amin's knowledge and her helpfulness as I had a problem with my eyes. I would recommend she slows down her eye exam a little bit as I felt quite rushed and maybe introduces herself a little better.I understand she had a lot of back to back patients but as a new patient it would have been nicer to have a little more bedside manner in the visit. Other than that I would love to see her again and appreciate her help.
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Dr. Amin was friendly, knowledgeable, and efficient. She answered all my questions and gave me some useful information I hadn't thought about. Office staff was also helpful. Thank you, Dr. Amin, and everyone at Eyes on Second.
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This was an amazing experience! Everyone was super friendly and Doctor Amin was very thorough and knowledgeable.
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Dr. Amin was stellar! She is super down to earth and I had a great time during my appointment. She changed me contact brand and I am extremely happy! Highly highly recommend booking an appointment with her!
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She was great! Really personable and helpful, and efficient in seeing me.
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Great!
Less than 3 months ago
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Extremely short wait time, clean space, and very friendly staff! Overall positive experience with Dr. Amin. Contact lens exam (without insurance subsidies) was pricey compared to my last exam, but take this with a grain of salt (consideringmy previous contact lens exam was in New Jersey). Otherwise, no complaints!
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Dr. Amin was easy to talk to, efficient, had awesome attention to detail, and answered a lot of my questions with a ton of patience. :) I would highly recommend her!
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I really liked Seema! They called me the day before and said I’d be with someone else and ended up being with Seema.
Less than 3 months ago
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She wws very helpful in helping me with my situation. She was very friendly and professional i would definitely recommend and go back to her.
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I was honestly disappointed, it was pretty apparent that the eye consultation is just a sales vehicle to push business to the glasses store. While not unheard of, this behavior is annoying. When I entered, the front desk person took mydata and asked me to wait. The store looked like a mess with unpacked boxes standing around everywhere. The waiting area is in a very awkward place, you have to turn your knees every time someone passes (like in a movie theater)--which happened a lot. I was not informed how long the wait was. The eye consultation in total took way longer than it had to because of all the hustle and bustle and additional waiting. Dr Amin herself was friendly and seemed competent, but she also seemed eager to push "eye fatigue" glasses, and the store lady tried to rush me to do an order. Also, I've had several eye exams before, I never was as impacted by the eye dilation liquid they used before. I was barely able to walk home safely. Overall, I wouldn't go there again.
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Professional and knowledgeable! Quick service.
Less than 6 months ago
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I've been seeing Dr. Amin for many years. She is truly fantastic and I wouldn't consider going to anyone else. From the very start, she's always been very thorough, very personable and makes sure to take time to answer any questionsor concerns. The staff is great too, and wait time has never been an issue. Highly recommend!
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I really liked Dr. Amin. I was seen right away and everyone in the office was nice and friendly. Very knowledgeable about the insurance and explained everything before getting started. Will definitely be back.
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Very bright and friendly and focused on care.
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Great experience in this office. The doctor saw me right away and was very friendly and efficient. She addressed every issue I’d been having and took the time to explain why I experience this and what we could do to fixit. The office staff did not pressure me in to buying anything that I didn’t need/want. I highly recommend this doctor!!
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Very sweet and attentive.
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Awesome.
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Super accommodating.
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Great first visit with Dr. Amin! Brittany was also very helpful when picking out sunglasses.
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Dr Amin was super friendly, very efficient and answered all of my questions. I was nervous. She was honest about how everything would go down and not pushy about selling glasses I couldn't afford.
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a beautiful doctor .. beautiful location .. wonderful friendly staff .. my first eye doctor was just a horrible experience and i went to see dr seema and so far my experience has been wonderful
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The staff was very helpful and accommodating! Dr. Amin was incredible, very nice and informative.
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She's personable and very good at explaining things. She made me feel comfortable and was very efficient. Will be back!
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Thorough and detail oriented.
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Very pleasant experience! Don’t let the tiny office fool you, Dr. Seema and her staff are very organized and helpful
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Dr. Amin is absolutely a class act! Not only was she speedy and efficient but was very thorough in making sure my concerns were addressed and I feel confident in our treatment plan moving forward. I will definitely be keeping thisdoctor! ** ALSO: my gender identity is transgender-nonbinary, and I can affirm with great enthusiasm that this is a queer-friendly/safe space!! If you add notes to your appointment booking that your gender does not match what was assigned to you at birth/on your insurance card and mention what your pronouns are, they will use whatever you put. Couldn't tell you what I'd give to have this experience at every doctor I visited!
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Everyone was really nice and helpfull. Dr. Seema Amin was great, friendly and fast.
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She is fantastic! My new go to optometrist!!
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I will never recommend this doctor to Anyone. They’re so money hungry and she doesn’t even listen to your concerns or questions, but really quick to answer how are you going to pay for the visit today
Less than 1 year ago
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She was great, very personable. It wasn’t over bearing like others places where they push products on you. And the staff was helpful. Every part of the appointment went smoothly.
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Dr. Amin was great, and Brittney (the one who assisted me with payments and contact lenses) was especially great! They were both thorough.
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I’ve worn glasses for nearly 20 years and Dr. Amin is by far the most thorough optometrist I’ve ever seen. The staff is very friendly and helpful. I will be back and I will be recommending eyes on second to anyone I know looking for great customer care.
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Professional, listened to concerns, answered questions, gave choices and a cheerful presence!
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Dr. Amin was fantastic. She was very friendly and thorough. My new contacts are amazing.
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Excellent eye doctor. Would recommend highly. Thanks!!
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Very nice, Great service
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Office is small, but doctor was very informative & helpful.
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She's great and nice. I recommend her!
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Fantastic visit.
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Very thoughtful doctor! Really enjoyed being in the office as well - her staff is so kind and cheery. Dr. Amin took the time to go the extra mile to figure out why I've been having such eye strains. So happy and relieved to have found her!
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Fantastic office set up and speedy appointment! Dr. Amin is highly professional and knowledgeable about my personal eye care. I appreciate her commitment to care and delivering the best possible service!! Thank you!
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Dr Amin is amazing. Always patient, and willing to talk through any issues. Top notch service!
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Dr. Seema Amin was pleasant and very thorough with the eye exam. She explained everything clearly and fitted me with a new prescription for glasses and contacts. I was given courtesy contacts until the new ones I ordered come in. Overall,it was a nice visit. Everyone was informative and helpful.
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