Appelbaum Vision PC - Annapolis
Appelbaum Vision PC - Annapolis

Your Annapolis Optometrist

133 Defense Highway, Annapolis, MD

  • Onsite Parking
  • Free Parking

Business Hours

  • Monday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Tuesday 10:30 am - 7:30 pm
  • Wednesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Thursday 10:30 am - 7:30 pm
  • Friday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sunday Closed

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Dr. Bryce Appelbaum O. D., FCOVD

Dr. Bryce Appelbaum
O. D.
FCOVD

Dr. Bryce Appelbaum is a board certified Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development.He completed his undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis where he majored in Psychology and Pre-Medical studies and graduated with clinical honors from... Show More

Dr. Bryce Appelbaum is a board certified Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development.


He completed his undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis where he majored in Psychology and Pre-Medical studies and graduated with clinical honors from The Illinois College of Optometry.


He has completed extensive post doctoral training in the areas of


Optometric Evaluation of Visual Performance

Optometric Vision Therapy for Visual Acquisition Problems

Optometric Evaluation and Treatment of Visual Information

Processing Dysfunction

Evaluation and Treatment of Strabismus and Amblyopia

Visual Problems Secondary to Traumatic Brain Injury

Dr. Bryce Appelbaum lectures on various vision related topics

Including sports vision, acquired brain injury, strabismus and amblyopia, vision and learning, and visual behavior in the classroom. He is certified in Corneal Refractive Therapy/Orthokeratology, a specialty contact lens approach to slowing down nearsightedness and improving eyesight as an alternative to refractive surgery.


Dr. Bryce Appelbaum is passionate about helping his patients reach their optimal potential and uncovering undetected visual problems which can interfere with functioning. Additionally, he is known for applying his knowledge of visual behavior to areas beyond the classroom or workplace.


Dr. Bryce Appelbaum has worked with hundreds of professional athletes, several professional sports teams, and countless amateur athletes to transform raw talent into honed performance through vision.

  • Professional Certification
  • Family Friendly
Dr. Stan Appelbaum O. D., FCOVD

Dr. Stan Appelbaum
O. D.
FCOVD

Dr. Stan Appelbaum is a board certified Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development.He is a graduate of The University of Maryland and The Illinois College of Optometry, and completed a residency in Optometric Vision Therapy at the... Show More

Dr. Stan Appelbaum is a board certified Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development.


He is a graduate of The University of Maryland and The Illinois College of Optometry, and completed a residency in Optometric Vision Therapy at the State University of New York’s College of Optometry. Dr. Stan Appelbaum, author of Eye Power, is an Adjunct Clinical Professor at the Southern College of Optometry and has served on the Board of Sensory Integration International.


He has also served on the Board of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development and is a member of the Integrative Healthcare Policy Consortium Board of Directors. He has medical staff privileges at the Maryland Adventist Rehabilitation Hospital and the National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington DC.


Dr. Stan Appelbaum has over 35 years experience as a behavioral optometrist and is primarily concerned with prevention, treatment, remediation, and enhancement of the visual system for his patients to achieve optimal function. 


Dr. Stan Appelbaum lectures locally, nationally, and internationally on numerous topics relating to

• Vision and development

• Infant vision development

• Visually related learning difficulties

• Visual problems of special needs children and adults

• Transforming reluctant readers into avid readers

• Vision rehabilitation for TBI/Stroke

• Strabismus

• Amblyopia

• Tired eyes in the workplace

  • Professional Certification
  • Family Friendly
Dr. Kelsey Starman O. D.

Dr. Kelsey Starman
O. D.

She completed her undergraduate degree from Rockhurst University in Kansas City where she majored in Biochemistry and Physics of Medicine. She went on to complete her Optometry degree from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Following graduation she completed... Show More

She completed her undergraduate degree from Rockhurst University in Kansas City where she majored in Biochemistry and Physics of Medicine. She went on to complete her Optometry degree from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Following graduation she completed a residency in Vision Rehabilitation, with emphasis in Vision Therapy and Pediatric Optometry at Wow Vision Therapy in Grand Rapids, Michigan.


Dr. Starman is passionate about helping all her patients achieve their highest visual potential to meet their daily visual demands. She is committed to ensuring patients have a treatment plan specific to their individual needs and goals to give them the tools for being successful in all aspects of their lives.

  • Professional Certification
  • Family Friendly
Dr. Gabrielle Nivar O. D.

Dr. Gabrielle Nivar
O. D.

Primary Eyecare and Vision Therapy at Appelbaum VisionDr. Nivar completed her undergraduate degree in physics at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland OH. She then went on to complete her Optometry degree at The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH... Show More

Primary Eyecare and Vision Therapy at Appelbaum Vision


Dr. Nivar completed her undergraduate degree in physics at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland OH. She then went on to complete her Optometry degree at The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH where she was a member of the optometric honor society Beta Sigma Kappa. In conjunction with her Optometry degree, she also completed a Masters degree in Vision Science for which she performed a study evaluating the effects of vision problems on the eye movements associated with reading.


She is passionate about helping her patients better understand their visual system as well as how vision impacts learning. She enjoys helping patients gain confidence in exploring their visual world through improving visual skills.

  • Professional Certification
  • Family Friendly

About Us

Appelbaum Vision, PC is dedicated to enhancing lives through vision improvement.
Established in 1977, our practice offers a holistic approach to family vision care, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of behavioral, sensorimotor, neuro-rehabilitative, and learning related vision problems in... Show More

Appelbaum Vision, PC is dedicated to enhancing lives through vision improvement.
Established in 1977, our practice offers a holistic approach to family vision care, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of behavioral, sensorimotor, neuro-rehabilitative, and learning related vision problems in both children and adults.

We provide Vision Therapy and Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Services
As well as Sensory Integration oriented Occupational Therapy in the same office. This uniquely integrated approach facilitates optimal development and allows children the opportunity to reach their full potential. While many of the patients we treat are children and adolescents, we also work with a substantial amount of adults.

A large component of the practice involves the evaluation and treatment of those with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), concussions, strokes, sensory integration dysfunction, and sensory processing issues.