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Using the latest and most advanced equipment available for eye procedures, board-certified ophthalmologists at New York Community Hospital are performing surgery for both common and complex eye disorders with outstanding results.

As the busiest eye service in Brooklyn, conditions such as retinal detachment and retinal hemorrhages are managed using the latest techniques of microsurgery.

In addition to traditional corneal transplant surgery, descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) is being performed by our corneal specialists

Oculoplastic and orbital surgery, glaucoma surgery, and laser procedures are routinely performed, and are integral parts of the full range of procedures performed by our outstanding team of surgeons, including:

Common disorders like Diabetic eye diseases and macular degeneration are treated along with rare genetic disorders.

For cataract patients, multifocal intraocular lenses are available to provide freedom from glasses after surgery.

The hospital provides transport to and from the patient’s home for all ambulatory procedures.

The patients of our Community no longer need to leave Brooklyn to receive the most advanced sub-specialty eye care.

Patrick Sciortino, MD

Chief of Ophthalmology

Norman Saffra, MD

Assistant Director of Surgery for Ophthalmology and Medical Director of Ambulatory Care