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Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

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Department of Ophthalmology

The Department of Ophthalmology of Northwell Health is located in a state-of-the-art outpatient facility, which includes 12 examination lanes, automated visual field machines, computerized topography, Optical Coherence Tomography, Specular Microscopy and Confocal as well as digital fluorescein angiography and slit lamp photography, YAG laser, Iris Medical red and green lasers, IOL Master, and a minor surgical procedure room.

The Department has board certified faculty (by the American Board of Ophthalmology, a founding Board of the American Board of Medical Specialties), and over 100 voluntary faculty. We offer comprehensive eye care that includes general ophthalmology for adults and children. As well as subspecialty ophthalmic care provided by both full time and voluntary faculty which includes Cornea & External DiseaseNeuro-OphthalmologyPediatric OphthalmologyRefractive Surgery (LASIK), GlaucomaRetinaUveitisOculoplastics, and Low Vision Services. All of these services are offered with the technical expertise that is expected and the compassion and patient-emphasis that are requisite for a complete ethical and Professional delivery of eye care.

Our commitment to the community is exemplified by the service provided by the  Lion's Eye Bank for Long Island  at Northwell Health at Manhasset. The Eye Bank allows us not only the opportunity to serve, but also that ability to provide for research and educational opportunities.