Eyes (Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences)
Services and Treatments
The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Montefiore Medical Center is dedicated to helping patients improve and maintain their vision. Our team of ophthalmologists, optometrists, orthoptists, oculoplastic surgeons, neuro-ophthalmologists, glaucoma surgeons, cornea and LASIK surgeons, retina surgeons and pediatric surgeons provides comprehensive clinical services, including low vision and contact lens care.
We offer treatment and services across a broad spectrum of diseases and disorders that affect the eyes. These include:
- Cataract surgery
- Corneal and refractive surgery (LASIK)
- Corneal transplant surgery
- Diabetic and glaucoma surgery and treatment
- Oculoplastic surgery
- Pediatric ophthalmology
- Refraction (eyeglass and contact lens prescription)
- Retinopathy of prematurity
Advances in the Treatment of Eye Disorders
We apply the latest diagnostic and treatment techniques to all types of vision impairments and abnormalities, including glaucoma, age degeneration, diabetic eye damage, cataracts, pediatric eye problems, eyelid droop and wrinkles, strabismus, uveitis, inflammation, dry eyes, infections, double vision, visual loss, tumors, glaucoma, and refractive errors. Our state-of-the-art facilities enable staff members to use the latest technological advances.