Department of Ophthalmology

Our long-term goal is to advance new diagnostic and therapeutic innovations while continuing our longstanding commitment to providing the highest quality, compassionate, and patient-centric care as well as training and educating the next generation of leaders in eye care and research.

This report highlights:

  • Breaking new ground in gene transfer therapy to restore vision
  • An i-Doctor transforming the field of ophthalmology
  • NYEE using a rare retinal transplant to close a patient’s macular hole
  • A clinical trial seeking to boost patient satisfaction by making intravitreal injections less painful
  • A new pediatric ophthalmology fellowship program that is broadening NYEE’s patient services
  • Faculty news: Promotions
  • Faculty news: Appointees
  • Message from the System Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology
  • Inside Feature: Imaging is a pivotal part of NYEE's rich history
    • What do retinal imaging and the Hubble telescope share? The unique technology of adaptive optics
    • An unprecedented look at acute solar retinopathy
    • Targeting macular degeneration through state-of-the-art imaging
    • An NYEE-Mount Sinai eye stroke protocol saves a young woman’s sight