David M. Gougelman B.C.O.
Andrew E. Gougelman B.C.O.
 
*Membership in American Society of
  Ocularists since 1987   
*Memberof the American 
  Anoplastology Association since 1987
*Board Approved Diplomate of the
  American Society of Ocularists
*Board Certified Ocularist by National
   Examining Board of Ocularists
*Continuing education biannually at the
  American Society of Ocularist Conferences
*Continuing education at the American
  Academy of Ophthalmology
*Education Program Chairperson  for American
  Society of Ocularist
                               2011
* Education Program Co-Chairman for 
   American  Society of Ocularists:
                2006-2008-2009-2013
*Moderator for Mini-Max Presentaion for  
  American Society of Ocularist:
                    2006-2008-2009
 
*Membership in American Society of
  Ocularists since 1988
*Board Approved Diplomate of the
  American Society of Ocularists
*Member of the American Anoplastology
  Association since 1989
*Board Certified Ocularist by National
  Examining  Board of Ocularists
*Continuing education biannually at the
  American Society of Ocularist       
  conferences
*Continuing education at the American   
  Academy of ophthalmology
*Graduated from SUNY Plattsburgh with a 
  major in Anthropology and Art Minor
Christina Cantelmo B.C.O.
Philomena Bellero B.C.O.
 
*Membership in American Society of
  Ocularists since 1992
*Board Approved Diplomate of the
  American Society of Ocularists
*Board Certified Ocularist by National
  Examining Board of Ocularists
*Continuing education biannually at the
  American Society of Ocularist conferences
*Continuing education at the American
  Academy of Ophthalmology
*Started At Mager & Gougelman in 2001
As long as she could remember she always wanted to have a career where she was helping people. She wanted to do something that she would love.  Something that helps people feel better about themselves and to give them back something they have lost. Christina started in this business while in high school, over 24yrs ago and  she never left it because to her the most rewarding thing is putting that smile on someone's face.
 
*Membership in American Society of
  Ocularists since 1989
*Board Approved Diplomate of the
  American Society of Ocularists
*Board Certified Ocularist by National
  Examining Board of Ocularists
*Continuing education biannually at the
  American Society of Ocularist conferences
*Continuing education at the American
  Academy of Ophthalmology
*Started At Mager & Gougelman in 2005
Philomena is the Full-time Ocularist in the Hempstead office. With over 28 yrs experience she has dedicated herself ti her profession, treating everyone she meets with kindness, compasion and respect for each and very individual.  She loves both the art and medical aspects of fabricating an eye and it shows in her work.


Emery Bendek, Ocular Prosthetist 
Arianna Bruno ,  Ocular and Maxillofacial Prosthetist 
Emery joined the Mager & Gougelman team in June, 2011. He started his career as an Ocularist in 1982.  He trained under the tutelage of Joseph LeGrand Sr. in Philadelphia. Upon returning to New York City he started working at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital from 1983 till 2007. He then worked at their New Jersey and Brooklyn offices till 2011.
 
Studied at the East Tennessee State University, BS 2002
Smith College, MA 2005
California State University at Monterey Bay,
Science Illustration Program, Graduated 2010
 
Arianna began her career in facial prosthetics in 2010 as an Anaplastology Intern under the instruction of Juan Garcia, at the Art of Applied to Medicine Department of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MA.
She continued to work and train in a maxillofacial prosthetics lab at a Veteran’s Restoration Clinic until 2013, when she began fitting and fabricating maxillofacial and ocular prosthetics for Mager & Gougelman’s offices in Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey.
Arianna continues to pursue scientific illustration in her spare time, focusing on botanical and ornithological subjects.