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Ernest Loewenstein, OD, PhD

Ernest Loewenstein, OD, PhD

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Loewenstein is professor of optometry at the college where he teaches optics to the second-year class. He is a co-author of Total Health at the Computer, a self-help book for people who have visual or postural problems at the computer. Dr. Loewenstein is a clinical associate of the Optometric Extension Program and the College of Optometrists in Vision Development. He is a member of the Massachusetts Society of Optometrists. Prior to becoming an optometrist, Dr. Loewenstein served as an officer in the Air Force and subsequently in the civil service as a research physicist at the Air Force Research Laboratories at LG Hanscom Air Force Base in Bedford, MA.

Dr. Loewenstein has been in the private practice of optometry in Newton since 1979, in which he specializes in behavioral optometry and vision therapy. He is a graduate of the New England College of Optometry. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University, and a PhD in physics from The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.