Eric Donnenfeld, MD FAAO

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Eric Donnenfeld

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Eric Donnenfeld, MD is a trustee of Dartmouth Medical School and a clinical professor of ophthalmology at NYU. He was a resident and Chief Resident at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital and completed a Cornea Fellowship at Wills Eye Hospital. He is the founding partner of Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island, one of the largest practices in the United States.

Dr. Donnenfeld is the Editor-in-Chief of EyeWorld and Editor-in-Chief emeritus of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today. He has written over 220 peer review papers on cornea, external disease, cataract and refractive surgery, 60 book chapters and 3 books. He is on the editorial board of 9 journals and has participated in over 60 FDA trials. Dr. Donnenfeld was named America’s Best Eye Doctor in 2021 and 2022 by Newsweek, one of the Top 25 Innovators in Ophthalmology over the past 25 years by Ophthalmology Management, and One of the 50 Most Influential People on Ophthalmology by The Ophthalmologist.

Dr. Donnenfeld is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and has received its Honor Award, Senior Honor Award, Life Achievement Honor Award and Secretariat Award. Dr. Donnenfeld is Surgical Director of the Lions Eye Bank for Long Island. He served as president of ASCRS, the Nassau Surgical Society, the International Ocular Microbiology and Immunology Group, the Ophthalmology Division of the Nassau Academy of Medicine, and is the incoming President of the International Intraocular Implant Society.

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MOA ODs Name America’s Best Eye Doctors by Newsweek

Medical Optometry America in the News

MOA ODs Name America’s Best Eye Doctors by Newsweek

Medical Optometry America in the News

Medical Optometry America is proud to announce that two members of our medical leadership team have been named to Newsweek’s List of ‘America’s Best Eye Doctors 2022’.J. James Thimons, OD, FAAO, Chief Medical Officer and Leslie O’Dell, OD, FAAO, Medical Director for MOA – Shrewsbury, were both named to the list for 2022.According to Newsweek, […]

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August 9, 2022
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Medical Optometry America is proud to announce that two members of our medical leadership team have been named to Newsweek’s List of ‘America’s Best Eye Doctors 2022’. J. James Thimons, OD, FAAO, Chief Medical Officer and Leslie O’Dell, OD, FAAO, Medical Director for MOA – Shrewsbury, were both named to the list for 2022. According […]

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Scleral Contact Lens Technology – a Game Changer for Many Patients

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Scleral Contact Lens Technology – a Game Changer for Many Patients

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If you are a Dry Eye sufferer who has tried other therapies with limited success or are having complications following an eye surgery, there is an innovative solution you may not be aware of – scleral contact lenses. Scleral lenses are also a good option for patients who need a high-powered prescription contact lens, who […]

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July 21, 2022
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If you are a Dry Eye sufferer who has tried other therapies with limited success or are having complications following an eye surgery, there is an innovative solution you may not be aware of – scleral contact lenses. Scleral lenses are also a good option for patients who need a high-powered prescription contact lens, who […]

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More Patients with Diabetes Need to Seek Sight-Saving Eye Care According to New Research

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More Patients with Diabetes Need to Seek Sight-Saving Eye Care According to New Research

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Diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of preventable blindness in the United States. Approximately 1 in 10 Americans are living with diabetes and need annual eye exams and specialized medical eye care to monitor the impacts of the disease and preserve their sight. Medical and eye care professionals have historically observed a worrisome trend that […]

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June 22, 2022
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Diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of preventable blindness in the United States. Approximately 1 in 10 Americans are living with diabetes and need annual eye exams and specialized medical eye care to monitor the impacts of the disease and preserve their sight. Medical and eye care professionals have historically observed a worrisome trend that […]

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