Why Patients Choose North Shore-LIJ's
Department of Ophthalmology
At North Shore-LIJ, our Department of Ophthalmology provides best-in-class diagnosis and treatment for diseases and disorders of the eye, as well as other vision-related conditions. The department is located in a state-of-the-art outpatient facility in Great Neck, NY. Whether you are seeking treatment for a potentially serious eye disease or need simple vision correction, our doctors can help.
Patients choose North Shore-LIJ’s Department of Ophthalmology for:
- A Respected, Board-Certified Faculty
Our department faculty members are certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, which is a founding board of the American Board of Medical Specialties. North Shore-LIJ Health System also boasts more than 100 voluntary faculty members in ophthalmology and has Academic affiliation with the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine.
- Specialties to Meet Every Need
Both full-time and voluntary faculty members have a number of subspecialties that cover a wide range of disciplines within vision care. These include, but are not limited to, corneal and other external diseases of the eye, pediatric ophthalmology, neuro-ophthalmology, Glaucoma, retinal conditions and other conditions that cause Low Vision.
- State-of-the-Art Science
Our state-of-the-art LASIK Surgery Center is where our surgical planning and treatment are completely customized for each patient.
- Comprehensive Examinations
Our facility includes 12 examination lanes featuring state-of-the-art equipment, including automated visual field machines. Our specialists can provide computed tomography of the eyes, optical coherence tomography for producing images of the retina, as well as Digital Fluorescein Angiography , in which a dye is used to examine the circulation of the retinas.