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LASIK Laser Vision Correction in New York City
LASIK Eye Surgery in New York City, New York NY

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Eric Donnenfeld, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Eric Donnenfeld, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Eric Donnenfeld, M.D., F.A.C.S. is a leader for LASIK in New York and recognized as a leading New York LASIK Surgeon. For those seeking LASIK Surgery in NYC he performs all types of Laser Eye Surgery in New York including LASIK in NYC, Custom Wavefront LASIK, Blade Free LASIK for those who wish ALL Laser LASIK in NYC and specialized LASIK Eye Surgery for NY patients such as monovision LASIK for near vision correction. Dr. Donnenfeld is a certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He has been performing Laser Vision Correction since 1989, including LASIK Surgery in NY, and has personally performed over 55,000 refractive surgery procedures. Dr. Donnenfeld participated in the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Clinical Trials to demonstrate the safety and efficacy of the Excimer Laser for Laser Eye Surgery as well 40 additional FDA Clinical Trials including the Verisyse Phakic Lens implant (IOL) for correcting extreme nearsightedness.

In addition to being widely recognized as a NY LASIK Surgeon providing New York LASIK patients with exceptional experience in LASIK Surgery in the New York tristate area, Dr. Donnenfeld is respected for his clinical care of patients with Cataracts. As a NY Cataract Surgeon his Cataract surgery patients benefit from his expertise with near vision presbyopia correcting intraocular lens implants (IOL), such as the Acrysof ReSTOR Intraocular Lens Implant (IOL), the Tecnis Multifocal Lens Implant, the Crystalens Accommodating Lens Implant (IOL) and the ReZoom Multifocal Lens Implant to help patients decrease their need for eyeglasses, reading glasses and bifocals after cataract surgery.

Dr. Donnenfeld received his Medical Degree at Dartmouth Medical School and completed his Residency in Ophthalmology at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital in New York. Further, he attended a Fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at Wills Eye Hospital. He is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at New York University Medical Center and is Co-Chairman of Cornea and External Disease at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital. He has served as Program Director at Cornell-North Shore University Hospital on Long Island and serves on the Editorial Board of nine eye surgery journals and is the Surgical Director of the Lions Eye Bank for Long Island. He currently serves on the Executive Board of American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) and is the Chief Editor of the eye care journal Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today.

He has served as President of the Nassau Surgical Society, the Cornea Section of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), the Ophthalmology Division of the Nassau Academy of Medicine, the International Ocular Microbiology and Immunology Group and he has served on the Board of Directors of the Nassau Academy of Medicine, the American College of Surgeons, Long Island Chapter, and the Nassau Surgical Society. He has been serving the medical, surgical and laser eye care needs of patients in the greater New York area for over 20 years. Dr. Donnenfeld also serves as the National and Long Island TLC Laser Eye Centers Medical Director.

Dr. Donnenfeld cares for patients seeking LASIK in NYC at Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island which is conveniently located for patients traveling from Queens, Manhattan, Staten Island, the Bronx and Brooklyn. Patients are invited to schedule a consultation by calling Toll Free-866-733-6254 or 866-SEE-OCLI.

Learning More About LASIK: The reality of LASIK is that it is the most popular Laser Eye Surgery performed today. However, LASIK Eye Surgery is one of a number of eye surgery procedures for the correction of nearsightedness-or myopia, farsightedness-or hyperopia, and astigmatism, that your LASIK surgeon may suggest as a way to correct your vision if you suffer from nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism. LASIK Surgeons such as Dr. Donnenfeld, and the practice staff will evaluate you thoroughly to help you make the best decision for your individual needs. Although LASIK Surgery is the Laser Eye Surgery procedure of choice for most patients, Dr. Donnenfeld, and the practice staff may also suggest Custom Wavefront Lasik or other types of laser eye surgery including PRK, Epi-LASIK, LASEK or monvision LASIK for presbyopia to help those who might need help with close vision and reading.

Successful LASIK Surgery requires an experienced LASIK surgeon who demonstrates consistent TLC for LASIK  patients in order to provide a thorough Consultation for LASIK plus Laser Vision Correction expectations that are realistic- Dr. Donnenfeld, and the practice staff offer expertise and experience in LASIK plus New York Cityconvenience to help you achieve your vision correction goals. Choosing trusted LASIK Surgeons who are LASIK doctors as well as LASIK specialists is key to getting the best LASIK Surgeon.

In the event that you are not a candidate for LASIK or any type of laser eye surgery as a result of being extremely nearsighted, your surgeon may suggest the Visian ICL Implantable Contact Lens to correct your vision.

If you are not a candidate for LASIK because you have the begining of a cataract or perhaps because you are over 45 and are presbyopic beyond a point where monnovision LASIK might be appropriate, your surgeon may suggest Lens Replacement Surgery using the AcrySof®ReSTOR® Lens in New York City, the ReZoom™ Multifocal Lens in New York City, the Tecnis® Multifocal Lens or Crystalens® in New York City.

Taking the next step to freedom from the hassle of eyeglasses & contact lenses with LASIK....
If you have been considering having LASIK in New York City or having any type of Laser Vision Correction to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism, you should take the next step of scheduling a consultation with Dr. Donnenfeld, and the practice staff to fully explore your candidacy and options. New York City patients will be pleased to find the cost of New York City LASIK is affordable at the office of Dr. Donnenfeld, where they will be happy to offer you a number of easy payment plans that can fit into your budget. Phone us for a consultation at 866-SEE-OCLI.

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