Dr. Gary Tracy is one of New York City’s most respected optometrists, in business since 1974 on the Upper West Side. He handles all types of cases, from thorough eye exams and hard-to-fit contact lenses, to computer vision problems and external diseases.

Dr. Tracy has been interviewed for publications like The New York Times, Business Week, Time Out, Family Circle, Men’s Health and the Chicago Tribune. His clients include plenty of well-known celebrities. (John Lennon was a patient for five years). He’s provided frames and consulted for several movies.

Dr. Tracy earned his Doctorate from Pennsylvania College of Optometry, and is a member and lecturer for the American Optometric Association (AOA) and the New York State Optometric Association.


A CONVERSATION WITH DR. GARY TRACY

GROWING UP

GETTING INTO OPTOMETRY

COMING TO NEW YORK / STARTING A BUSINESS

A SPECIAL MEMORY: TAKING CARE OF JOHN LENNON’S EYES

MOVING ON: A NEW STORE, A NEW ERA

CHANGE IS GOOD

WHAT I LOVE ABOUT THE WORK

HOBBIES