Sze H Wong, MD Email Sze Wong
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Ophthalmology
- Ophthalmology (Eye)
- Chinese (Cantonese)
- Chinese (Mandarin)
- Hospital Affiliations
- Mount Sinai Beth Israel
- Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
- New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
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Dr. Wong is a board certified ophthalmologist fellowship-trained in glaucoma. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry at Yale and his M.D. with honors in Physiology and Neuroscience at NYU. He completed his residency at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and was elected chief resident his final year. He then completed his fellowship at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mt. Sinai. Dr. Wong performs comprehensive eye exams, glaucoma evaluations, cataract surgeries, and glaucoma lasers and surgeries (including tube shunts, trabeculectomies, and MIGS). He teaches residents and fellows at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mt. Sinai and at Mt. Sinai Hospital. He is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese Chinese.
- Allergic Eye Problems
- Angle-Closure Glaucoma
- Annual Eye Exam
- Cataract Surgery
- Corneal Abrasion
- Diabetes Care - Eye Exam
- Dry Eye Disease
- Glaucoma Surgery
- Open-Angle Glaucoma
MD, New York University School of Medicine
Internship, Transitional Program
New York Hospital Queens
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
New York Eye & Ear Infirmary
Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Mandarin), English
The Effect of Phacoemulsification in Eyes with Pre-existing Glaucoma Drainage Implants
Phacoemulsification alone has been shown to lower intraocular pressure (IOP) in both glaucomatous and non-glaucomatous eyes. However, the impact of phacoemulsification on IOP lowering in eyes with pre-existing glaucoma drainage implants is unclear. Several small, retrospective case series have looked into the effect of cataract surgery in eyes with pre-existing glaucoma drainage implants, but none found a statistically significant change in IOP after cataract surgery. A retrospective chart review (largest study in this topic to date) is being performed to investigate.
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Dr.Wong did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2020 and/or 2021: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
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