Advanced and comprehensive eye care from New York’s #1 Hospital.
The Edward Harkness Eye Institute at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center and the Department of Ophthalmology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center offer patients the most advanced, comprehensive, and effective eye care. Our dedicated physicians use the latest advances in diagnostic technology and therapy to prevent, detect, and treat every conceivable disorder of the eye. This approach to ophthalmology is combined with a commitment to a wide range of clinical specializations.
Advancing the Boundaries of Innovation in Ophthalmic Surgery
Harnessing decades of clinical experience and the latest developments in cutting-edge surgical technology, the Ophthalmology program at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center is advancing the boundaries of innovation in the treatment of complex eye disorders.
Spotlight on Ophthalmic Surgery Innovations
Innovations include: K-Pro for Corneal Repair, Stereoscopic 3D “Heads Up” Digital Visualization System, Amniotic Membrane Application for Severe Ocular Surface Disease, OculoPlastics Expertise for Transorbital Neurosurgery, & PROSE for Complex Corneal Disease.
Realizing the Vision of Precision Ophthalmology™ at Columbia
After decades of pioneering research and clinical achievements, we are making groundbreaking advances in Precision Ophthalmology™. Defined as customized genetic, diagnostic, and translational clinical care, Precision Ophthalmology™ uses a patients’ genetic profile to tailor treatment designed for them.
Strength in Collaboration: Columbia and Weill Cornell Ophthalmology at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Columbia and Weill Cornell ophthalmologists propelled the transformative growth of the Ophthalmology services at NewYork-Presbyterian by providing advanced treatment for eye diseases and unmatched research and educational opportunities for the leaders of tomorrow.
Glaucoma and Genetics Come Into Focus
Dr. John shares his groundbreaking research on the molecular basis of glaucoma, uniting engineering and technology with molecular, genetic, and physiologic methods to identify the genes and molecular mechanisms underlying this neurodegenerative disease.
Elevating Precision and Safety in Cataract Surgery
With the addition of femtosecond laser for cataract extraction and two innovative optical systems for measuring the refractive power of the eye during surgery itself, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center is able to offer patients visual results that have been documented to exceed national averages.
Fulfilling a Vision for Superior Ophthalmic Care
The partnership between NewYork-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medicine has propelled the growth of the Department of Ophthalmology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, which is transforming ophthalmic surgery with our focus on advanced technology and extraordinary facilities.
Precision Ophthalmology 2020
A leading international center for the management of sight-threatening disorders, the Department of Ophthalmology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center is continuing the tradition of innovation with Precision Ophthalmology™ 2020.
DMEK: Corneal Transplant Surgery Comes of Age
DSAEK revolutionized corneal transplant surgery by eliminating problems associated with full-thickness, sutured grafts. Dr. Christopher S. Sales at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center is helping to preserve normal corneal anatomy with DMEK.
Glaucoma: Accelerating Genetic Discoveries for Clinical Applications
With the support of a major award from The Brown Foundation, Dr. Jeffrey M. Liebmann and his team have launched the Brown Glaucoma Genetics Initiative, a continuum of investigative and therapeutic projects with the aim of developing treatments for specific subtypes of the disease.
Newsletters for Medical Professionals
2020 Issue 1
- DMEK: Corneal Transplant Surgery Comes of Age
- Glaucoma: Accelerating Genetic Discoveries for Clinical Applications
- The Rarefied World of Ocular Oncology
- Retinal Detachment: Improving Outcomes with Technique and Technology
- On the Move to Prevent Blindness
- Ophthalmology Residency Program: Transforming Eye Care in an Underserved Community
- Pediatric Cataracts: Management Challenges and Treatment Approaches