Leading the Way in Ophthalmology, Eye Doctors, and LASIK Services
The Department of Ophthalmology at North Shore-LIJ Health System is committed to your healthy sight with comprehensive ophthalmology services and board-certified faculty. Whether you need a routine eye exam, treatment for an eye disease, vision correction or refractive surgery such as LASIK surgery, we’re here for you with an integrated, patient-focused approach to care.
Our eye doctors are renowned experts with advanced training, and our facilities boast the latest equipment, enabling us to provide you and your family with state-of-the-art eye care.
Dedicated to transforming eye care and setting new standards for excellence, our services, eye doctors and facilities include:
- Comprehensive ophthalmology services, including diagnosis and treatment of adult strabismus, cataracts, corneal and external disease, glaucoma, low vision, orbital disease, uveitis and ocular inflammatory conditions and vitreo–retinal disease, plus pediatric ophthalmology, cataract surgery, oculoplastic surgery, contact lens services, refractive surgery and ancillary testing
- Our state-of-the-science LASIK Surgery Center, where surgical planning and treatment are customized for each patient
- Board-certified faculty by the American Board of Ophthalmology (a founding Board of the American Board of Medical Specialties), more than 100 voluntary faculty, plus warm and friendly staff
- Academic affiliation with the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Hofstra University North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
At North Shore-LIJ, the Department of Opthalmology integrates with other departments in our health system through diagnostic testing and management of patients and through expert referrals to other disciplines. We strive to meet patient needs by offering flexible appointment scheduling, same-day emergency appointments, transportation arrangements, foreign language interpreters and deaf services. Our department provides inpatient services and physicians on call for emergencies 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Our commitment to the community is exemplified by the service provided by the Lion’s Eye Bank for Long Island. The Eye Bank gives us not only the opportunity to serve, but also the ability to provide for research and educational opportunities.