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Dr. Sanford Katims (Sandy) is a graduate of Syracuse University and Illinois College of Optometry class of 1982; he has been practicing here in Port Washington since then. Dr. Sandy has extensive experience in LASIK co-management and was a commissioned lecturer for Johnson & Johnson contact lenses. He has many years of experience treating glaucoma, eye infections, dry eye and most other conditions affecting the eye and visual system. In his spare time, he likes to play golf, watch golf, shop for golf equipment, practice hitting golf balls at the driving range, and spend time with his family.

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Dr. Rachel Katims graduated from Binghamton University with a degree in integrative neuroscience in 2015. She attended and graduated from SUNY College of Optometry in 2019. While attending optometry school, she held externships at New York Eye and Ear at Mt. Sinai, the Harbor Health VA hospital, State University of NY Eye Clinic, as well as Flinders University Clinic in South Australia.  Dr. Rachel loves to see pediatric patients and manage ocular disease. In her spare time, she likes to travel, hit the gym, and try new restaurants.


Tina began working for at the family practice in 2013. She has been an invaluable asset to the office as both the practice manager and a contact lens licensed optician. Tina is fluent in Spanish and English. When she is not running the show here at the office she loves spending time with her two kids.

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Aneta is the practice's licensed optician who specializes in lens selection, fitting, and adjustments. She joined the practice in 2018 and has the special ability to be able to speak and befriend everyone! Aneta in fluent in Polish and English. During her time off, she loves spending time with her husband.



Monica is an optician-in-training and has been a tremendous asset to the team since starting here in 2021. She has quite the eye when it comes to assisting our patients with frame selection (pun intended). In her spare time, Monica likes to spend time with her little sister, Madison.

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