Our Doctors

Valarie Overton, M.D.

Dr. Overton is a Board-certified Ophthalmologist and a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. She received her MD degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine followed by an internship in Internal Medicine at Westchester County Medical Center. She completed her residency in Ophthalmology at Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center where she received comprehensive training in all aspects of medical and surgical ophthalmology. She was Co-Director of Residency Training and Clinic Chief at Bronx Municipal Hospital Center for one year prior to entering private practice.

For over thirty years, Dr. Overton has built her practice through her commitment to provide every patient the highest quality of care with the utmost respect and compassion. She is frequently sought to provide second opinions for difficult or complicated ophthalmic problems.

Dr. Overton was Chief of Ophthalmology at Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville, NY (currently NYP Westchester) for ten years and previously an Assistant Clinical Professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Overton's experience, knowledge and expertise have earned her recognition as one of Westchester and Greenwich's Top Doctors for seven consecutive years. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the New York State Ophthalmologic Society.

Over the past 15 years, Dr. Overton has developed extensive expertise in nonsurgical facial rejuvenation with the use of botulinums (Botox, Dysport) and dermal fillers (Restylane, Juvederm, Voluma XC). With unparalleled knowledge of the muscles and tissues around the eyes and their interrelationship with tissues of the upper and lower face, she is able to create a beautiful, natural, more youthful appearance with little or no downtime. Consultations are free and confidential.

Susan Fromer, M.D.

Dr. Susan Fromer is an ophthalmologist who specializes in the treatment of cataracts, glaucoma, and laser vision correction. She graduated with honors from Rutgers University. She went on to receive her medical degree at NYU Medical School. She then completed a medical internship at Lenox Hill Hospital and residency training at St Vincent's Hospital.

She has done additional training in cornea and laser refractive surgery at Mercy Hospital. She has been board-certified since 1992. In 2004, Dr. Fromer was an assistant clinical professor of ophthalmology at Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital where she was a resident instructor, training the residents in ophthalmic surgery. Dr. Susan Fromer was preceptor for a glaucoma fellowship with Dr. Maurice Luntz at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital in New York.

Dr. Fromer has had extensive experience in laser-assisted cataract surgery, premium intraocular lens implantation, complex and advanced techniques in cataract surgery, minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS), traditional and implant glaucoma surgery, and laser treatments for glaucoma.

Dr. Fromer is a NYPD Honorary Police Surgeon. She has been named as a Castle Connolly top doctor.

Dr. Susan Fromer is fluent in English and Spanish.

Cathy Yuen, OD.

Dr. Cathy Yuen earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from Pacific University College of Optometry. She completed her clinical training at the Hoopes Vision Refractive Surgery Center in Utah, Walla Walla Veterans Affair Medical Center in Washington, and Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Florida. She also completed a residency at SUNY College of Optometry with emphasis in ocular disease.

Prior to joining Fromer Eye Centers, Dr. Yuen served on the faculty at the Flaum Eye Institute of the University of Rochester Medical Center where she provided comprehensive care for patients of all ages and co-manages patients with subspecialties including oculoplastics, glaucoma, cornea, retina, uveitis, and neuro-ophthalmology.

While working in Rochester, Dr. Yuen earned her Master of Science degree in Medical Management at the Simon Business School. She was the recipient of the Elizabeth S. Hansen Award, awarded to the student with the highest GPA amongst the graduating class of Master of Science.

Dr. Yuen is an active member of the American Optometric Association and New York State Optometric Association. She is the past president of the Rochester Optometric Society and former Finger Lakes-Niagara Regional Trustee. She has also presented at national academic meetings.

Dr. Yuen is fluent in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin.

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Office Hours

  • Monday8:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday8:15 a.m. - 6:45 p.m.
  • Wednesday9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday7:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
  • Friday9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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