BUSINESS: Private Equity NY Vision Group Joins OCLI Vision to Ensure ‘Continued Focus on High-Quality Patient Care’ By Staff Thursday, August 25, 2022 12:15 AM NEW YORK—OCLI Vision, a multi-practice ophthalmology group located in the Northeast, said this week that it is acquiring NY Vision Group, a New York City-area eyecare group that provides cataract, LASIK, glaucoma, retina and uveitis services from its offices in Tribeca (Manhattan), Richmond Hill (Queens) and Bushwick (Brooklyn). The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Joining OCLI Vision from NY Vision Group is Harry Koster, MD, and his team of approximately 10 eyecare professionals and surgeons.OCLI Vision is supported by the management and administrative services of Spectrum Vision Partners (SVP), an organization serving many of the leading ophthalmology groups and ambulatory eye surgery centers in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and West Virginia, according to the group’s announcement. SVP is a portfolio company of the private equity group Blue Sea Capital. NY Vision Group is Spectrum’s 21st affiliation since 2017. “2021 was a growth-filled year for OCLI Vision and SVP, and we are delighted to start this third quarter of 2022 with another acquisition,” Tom Burke, SVP’s chief executive officer, said. “NY Vision Group is a multi-specialty practice focused on bringing advanced technology and innovative surgical techniques to its patients. This group of highly talented doctors is well poised to help us achieve our future goals.” Burke added, “We’re delighted they are joining the team and look forward to many successful endeavors.” The doctors at NY Vision Group have a wealth of experience providing the highest standards of care to their patients, the announcement noted. The group’s mission is to preserve vision and treat disease early using the best detection technologies available and the best medical and surgical care for patients. “We’re thrilled to be joining the OCLI Vision Group,” Koster said. “Throughout our history of providing high-quality services to the communities of New York City, we have built an incredibly talented team of premiere eyecare specialists. Joining OCLI Vision gives us the opportunity to continue to further our education, utilize the most advanced technology and surgical techniques, and learn from a group of experienced professionals. We’re looking forward to our future together.” SVP, with a team of almost 1,300 employees, provides practice management and administrative solutions to a network of multi-specialty ophthalmologists, and supports over 40 clinic locations, five state-licensed ambulatory surgery centers, and over 110 surgeons, doctors and other medical professionals.