Weill Cornell Medicine comprehensive general ophthalmologists offer both routine and urgent primary eye care services, including medical and surgical management for all conditions of the eye and its surrounding structures. General evaluations which screen for a wide range of ophthalmic conditions, routine annual eye and vision exams, prescriptions for eyeglasses and referrals for contact lens fittings are all offered through our comprehensive service. All Weill Cornell Medicine ophthalmologists are board-certified ophthalmic physicians, trained at the finest institutions in the world, who use the latest state-of-the-art technology to evaluate and care for eyes. Patients who may require subspecialty ophthalmologic care are often referred after evaluation.
Our comprehensive diagnostic services include evaluation of visual acuity, refraction, slit lamp evaluation, ophthalmoscopy, tonometry, pachymetry, gonioscopy, fundus photography and visual field testing.
Our specialists are also actively involved in advancing the field of ophthalmology, strengthening the understanding and treatment of ophthalmic disorders through valuable clinical and basic research contributions.
Conditions we typically screen for include:
- Dry eye and blepharitis.
- Contact lens issues.
- Corneal ulcers.
- Herpes simplex and herpes zoster (shingles) infections.
- Allergic conjunctivitis.
- Bacterial and viral conjunctivitis.
- Macular degeneration.
- Eye trauma.
- Refractive errors (myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism).
For information regarding any of the conditions above, refer to the American Academy of Ophthalmology Eye Health Library.
- Assistant Professor, Assistant Attending Ophthalmologist