Dr. Steven Silverstone was born in Brooklyn, New York but his family settled in Monmouth County, New Jersey by the time he was 5. Dr. Silverstone received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Glassboro State College, in Glassboro, NJ.
Having difficulty with his own vision, Dr. Silverstone went to see the eye doctor. He quickly became interested in the eye and how it worked and decided to pursue a carrer in Optometry. He attended Southeastern University College of Optometry in North Miami, FL where he earned an additional Bachelor of Science degree in 1992. In his last year of school, there was a merger between Nova and Southeastern University and the school was now called Nova Southeastern University, this is where Dr. Silverstone earned and received his Doctor of Optometry in 1994.