Buffalo & Amherst: 716.881.7900

Orchard Park: 716.677.6500

Buffalo & Amherst: 716.881.7900
Orchard Park: 716.677.6500
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Avani Dave, OD


B.S. McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
O.D. New England College of Optometry, Boston, MA

New England College of Optometry; Boston, MA

  – Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
  – Boston Medical Center
  – Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston
  – Boston Foundation for Sight
  – NECO Center for Eye Care
  – TLC Laser Eye Center
Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry

Dr. Avani Dave is an optometrist and director of the specialty contact lens service at the Ross Eye Institute. She conducts primary care eye examinations as well as routine and specialized contact lens fittings for patients with corneal disease, dry eye disease, post corneal transplant, post refractive surgery and aphakia. Dave‘s clinical focus is managing ocular surface and corneal conditions through therapeutic contact lenses such as custom soft, hybrid, rigid gas permeable and scleral contact lenses.

She is a member of the Scleral Lens Education Society, Gas Permeable Lens Institute, American Academy of Optometry, Canadian Association of Optometrists and Beta Sigma Kappa National Optometric Honor Society. Dave is a recipient of the New England College of Optometry’s Presidential Scholarship and the J&J Vision Care Award of Excellence in Contact Lens Patient Care. Born and raised in Toronto, Dave is fluent in Gujarati and Hindi.

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Buffalo Niagara
Medical Campus

1176 Main St.
Buffalo, NY 14209
P: 716-881-7900
F: 716-881-4349

Office Hours:
M-F 8a.m. - 4:30p.m.

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Northtowns Office

3580 Sheridan Drive
Suite 150
Amherst, NY 14226
P: 716-881-7900
F: 716-833-4916

Office Hours:
M-F 8a.m. - 4:30p.m.

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Southtowns Office

301 Sterling Drive
Orchard Park, NY 14127
P: 716-677-6500
F: 716-677-6507

Office Hours:
M-F 8a.m. - 4:30p.m.

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Your vision is of utmost importance to us.

At the Ross Eye Institute, we understand the importance of continuing to meet your vision care needs. We take your health and COVID-19 precautions very seriously. Your health, and ours is of utmost importance.

- We follow the Department of Health guidelines.
- Doctors and staff undergo daily screening questions as well as temperature checks twice a day.
- Access to our facility is limited to our patients only. If a patient cannot attend their appointment on their own, an escort will also be permitted.
- Patients who arrive more than 15 minutes prior to their appointment will not be allowed inside until it gets closer to their scheduled appointment time. Please plan accordingly.
- Patient and staff touch points are sanitized between each use and logs are maintained documenting strict adherence.
- Proper mask use is strictly enforced.
- We are not allowing visits from pharmaceutical reps, vendors, or other salespersons or business associates.

Your vision care is a critical component to maintaining long-term vision health and the Ross Eye Institute remains committed to meeting your vision care needs while keeping you safe, during these uncertain times.