The Department of Ophthalmology at Northwell Health is committed to healthy sight with comprehensive ophthalmology services and board-certified faculty. Whether patients need a routine eye exam, treatment for an eye disease, vision correction or refractive surgery, the ophthalmic specialists in the institute of Ophthalmology are here with an integrated, patient-focused approach to care.

Cataract services

The cataract specialists of the Department of Ophthalmology at Northwell Health provide the latest technological advances to its patients.  Our cataract surgeons are board certified and fellowship trained to handle everything from regular cataracts to the most complex cataract cases. Learn more -->

Corneal services

The cornea specialists of the Department of Ophthalmology at Northwell Health provide consultation, therapy and disease management for a variety of anterior segment diseases and conditions requiring a corneal transplant. Through ongoing research studies and clinic trials, our physicians are able to offer innovative treatment options for keratoconus, corneal scars, and Fuchs' dystrophyLearn more -->

Glaucoma services

The glaucoma specialists of the Department of Ophthalmology at Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital (MEETH) are recognized for their medical, laser and surgical treatments of glaucoma. Our doctors are internationally recognized for their high quality in patients care and significant contribution to education and research in glaucoma. In addition to providing cutting-edge technology for diagnosis and surgical treatment of glaucoma, our programs are focused on early detection and prevention of blindness from glaucoma. Learn more -->


The neuro-ophthalmologists of the Department of Ophthalmology at Northwell Health provide specialized care to patients with vision loss due to neurologic problems and optic nerve injuries. Our neuro-ophthalmologists have years of experience treating these complex conditions including vision problems as a result of head trauma, tumors, and stroke. Learn more -->

Ocular Surface Center

Northwell Health Ocular Surface Center is the only center of its kind in the Long Island area specializing in the treatment of complex ocular surface disorders. Our multi-specialty approach offers many innovative procedures, including corneal and conjunctival stem cell transplantation. Learn more -->

Pediatric Ophthalmology

The pediatric ophthalmologists of the Department of Ophthalmology at Northwell Health provide comprehensive eye care for infants, children, and adolescents. Our ophthalmologists treat visual disorders from refractive error and eye crossing to cataracts and tumors. Learn more -->

Refractive surgery

The refractive specialists of the Department of Ophthalmology at Northwell Health are dedicated to providing the highest quality care using the latest technology. Our doctors perform “bladeless” LASIK eye surgery. All patients are screened through a free visit using the latest technology to ensure that proper surgical planning and treatment are customized for each patient. Learn more -->

Retinal services

The retina specialists of the Department of Ophthalmology at Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital (MEETH) provide state-of-the-art care for retinal diseases.  Our specialists diagnose and treat disorders that affect the retina including macular degeneration, vitreomacular traction and macular hole, diabetic retinopathy, and retinal detachment.  Learn more -->

Uveitis services 

The ophthalmologists in the Department of Ophthalmology at Northwell Health offer advanced treatment for uveitis, a variety of conditions of the eye that cause inflammation and swelling of the uvea, or the middle layer of the eye.  Learn more -->

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Northwell Health is dedicated to transforming eye care and setting new standards of excellence in services offered.