“As always Dr Diamond and all staff members are excellent! Thank you.”

Diane Dubowski

“Dr. Nichols was courteous, professional and very thorough! He knows his practice, I would recommend him to anyone!”

douglas smith

“Dr. Matthew Shear is top notch and the Best cornea Dr. In Dutchess County. Have no hesitation ! Tell him Deb said so!!”

deb g.

“Hudson Valley eye surgeon , was a referral, from a friend. It turned out that the entire staff were accommodating, kind,diligent with their work. Things that are important to me. The doctors are awesome, precise,careful…. I had my eye surgery with Dr Chen. He’s so great at what he does. What an awesome Doctor/ man. The nurses at the eye surgery department are super quick to make one feel comfortable and safe. Truly refreshing.”

Damarys Mojica

“At a time when making doctor appointments can be pretty difficult, this group has been nothing but accommodating. The staff is friendly and my doctor….Doctor Esposito … is terrific.”

Jean Schult

“I’ve always had a good experience at Hudson Valley Eye Surgeons in Fishkill. The staff is always polite and accommodating. I have great trust and confidence in Dr.Palmiero. He is professional, polite, listens to you and you never feel rushed. I think Dr Palmiero is a great Doctor. I’ve always felt very comfortable with his diagnosis and decisions. I trust his judgement. My opinion is the same for Dr. Guerriero. I think he is a great Dr and I am very satisfied with his way of taking care of our problems. I cannot say enough for them both , they are great Drs and the staff is to be commended also, they are wonderful.”

marie cannizzaro

“The best care from Dr. Nichols for my daughter. Thank you!!!”

Desiree Evans

“Dr. Esposito is a wonderful ophthalmologist. Knowledgeable in her field and very caring.”

Barbara Giordano

“GREAT careing staff, 👍 👌 Dr Shear EXCELLENT so PLEASED with his care.. Couldn’t be HAPPIER!!”

Mary Taddeo

“Dr Pat Michael Palmeiro is probably one of the most approachable, brilliant and honest eye doctor. He does not rush you or brush you off. I had a chance to visit him 3 times this year for a floater in my eye but he helped me to calm Down and handled with professionalism and care. He accommodated my urgent needs and made room in his busy calendar. Wish we can find more Doctors like him.”

Ajay Kadakia

“If you have vision problems, this is the place to go. Staff is friendly and the wait time was nothing. Dr. Diamond is the best!!”

Terry L.

“Hands down the best group ever. I see Dr. Palmiero and he is honestly the best eye doctor I have ever seen. I even told him at my last appointment that I always look forward to seeing him. I’m a type 1 diabetic and when I first saw him and told him that he mentioned to me that he specializes in Glaucoma. Knowing that I won’t have to see a different eye doctor if I ever do end up with Glaucoma sure does make me very happy. So far I have no signs of Glaucoma at all. Even do my last appointment was almost 2 hour’s because they had to do a regular eye exam, a visual field test, dilate my eye’s and wait 15 minutes for my eye’s to fully dilate, and also take picture’s of my optic nerve. Getting told that I have no Glaucoma at all sure does make the 2 hour’s of being at your guy’s office worth it. Dr. Palmiero even showed me a picture of my optic nerve and what it looked like this year and last year and he told me that it hasn’t changed at all. The rest of your staff are also extremely wonderful and very helpful!”

Mike S.

“Dr Schear did my father’s cataract surgery. He is professional and has excellent bedside manor. He answered all of my father’s questions. My father is very happy with the results. We highly recommend Dr Schear.”

F. Chung

“I had a great experience checking in, not a long wait. The nurse was great and Listein to all my concerns.When I went to see Dr.Esposito she listein to all my concerns. She made sure I was an happy patient before I left her office.”

Jennifer G.

“Dr. Verruto helped me with my dry eye issues. He was very patient and took the time to answer all of my questions.”


“Dr. John Nichols is a wonderful doctor. I would highly recommend him. He has an excellent manner about him and makes you feel very relaxed. I just had cataract surgery and it was completely successful thanks to him. Excellent Eye Surgeon.”

Daisy Burke S.

“Could not have chosen a better doctor or facility to have my LASIK surgery! The staff was pleasant and the doctor provided me with an excellent outcome. Would recommend this practice without hesitation!-John”


“A really nice up to date facility. I am very happy with the doctors and assistants. I feel like I always get a really good eye exam. Everyone is so friendly starting with the receptionist. They really listen to your concerns. I would highly recommend them. If you need glasses Optical Fashions is right across the hall and they have a wonderful selection of glasses!”


“Very clean office…. Staff is great, very nice, friendly. polite and efficient. I have been going here for several years and I have zero complaints. I have seen Dr. Guerriero, he was very nice and professional… I mostly see Dr. Pat-Michael Palmiero, Hes super nice, friendly, personable, knowledgeable and with my health issues, I feel VERY confident being in his care… He is always clean and professionally well dressed and I have only seen him upbeat and polite, Hes the kind of doctor who remembers you and your health issues and genuinely concerned about your well-being and takes the time to learn about you and explain/address any concerns/questions..I had one minor complaint about HVES, I brought it up to Dr. Palmiero and he addressed it immediately…. All in all…I highly recommend HVES!”

Michael V.

“Dr. Nichols performed cataract surgery with a multi focal lens on me two years ago. It is wonderful to be able to see clear and perfectly. He did a wonderful job and I would recommend him to patients. I wouldn’t hesitate to do it again. I have him to thank for my new eyesight.”


“This practice is the best! Everyone– the people at the desk, the assistants, the doctors– are pleasant, efficient, and take time with each patient. I have had the best eye exams ever at Hudson Valley Eye Surgeons. Many thanks for their caring expertise.”

Katherine W.

“Dr Veruto is kind, empathetic and explains everything in detail! A true Gem!!!”

Sandy from Newburgh, NY

“I have been a patient at Hudson Valley Eye Surgeons for a number of years. Dr. Nichols was my surgeon who performed cataract surgery on my right eye. I cannot begin to tell you how wonderful it was to wake up the next day and be able to see clearly out of my right eye. My vision in that eye is now 20/20.

Prior to the surgery, I was very apprehensive and frightened. After all, this was my eye and my vision, or non-vision. Dr. Nichols’ bedside manner allowed me to fee totally confident and unafraid. I went into that surgery with the utmost confidence thanks to Dr. Nichols. I cannot wait to have my left eye operated on by the excellent Dr. Nichols. I am looking forward to not having to wear eyeglasses any longer.”


“If you are looking for the best team of caring, professional and exceptional care then you simply go to and stay with this group. Your Eyes are too important to not have the very very best. Special thanks to Dr. Nichols and the amazing support staff. It can be really scary but Jen Audd and my Dr’s here go above and beyond!”

Jill Slutsky M.

” Dr. Chen is extremely thorough and communicates very well to the patient”

Siegfried H.

“Dr. Palmiero is a true professional. He is patient, empathetic, and gentle and he has a great chair-side manner. He explained everything and addressed all of my questions and concerns before proceeding with my procedures. His assistants, the front office and schedulers are also very pleasant and patient. I am very happy to have found this group of professionals and completely trust that my eye health is managed by the best in their field.”

Nancy Phillips M.

“I called the office this morning after having some concerning visual issues last night. I was given an emergency appointment and taken in with very little wait. (Working in the medical field myself I know how busy the Monday after a holiday weekend is and appreciate them seeing me so quickly) Dr. Nichols and his assistant Pam were fantastic. After a thorough eye exam and a lot of patience and explanation of my problem, I left the office feeling so relieved that I was ok and thankful of the great care they provided.”

Jennifer H.

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