About The Center for Ocular Tear Film Disorders
Dry Eye Center of New York is committed to treating all disorders of the surface of the eye. Dr Robert Latkany is the first New York Eye Doctor to devote a significant portion of his practice to the treatment of dry eyes and blepharitis. He founded and is the director of the Dry Eye Clinic at the New York Eye & Ear Infirmary, the first Dry Eye Clinic in the tri-state area.
In his private office in midtown Manhattan Dr. Latkany specializes in treating patients with Dry Eyes, Blepharitis, Pterygium, Pingueculum, Corneal Ulcers, Corneal Scars, Corneal swelling requiring Corneal Transplantation, Stem Cell deficiency, poorly healing Epithelial Defects (non-healing skin-defects in the eye) that may require Amniotic Membrane Transplants, Ocular Rosacea, and Styes. He also performs LASEK or PRK for patients interested in refractive surgery.
Dr. Latkany is also available for second opinions on any eye problems.
Robert Latkany is a board certified and Cornea & External Disease Fellowship
Trained Ophthalmologist. He graduated from Columbia University and the Boston University
School of Medicine. He did his Residency
Training and Fellowship Training at the New York Eye & Ear Infirmary.
Dr. Latkany is actively involved in Dry Eye research and lectures nationally and internationally. He has published several professional papers and has filed two patents.
The Dry Eye Center of New York has five Board Certified, Fellowship Trained Ophthalmolgists and two Optometrists, who specialize in all areas of the eye. The center is a branch of Laser & Corneal Surgery Associates, a well established and successful Ophthalmic Practice. We accept most insurances. All consultations related to the surface of the eye will be one on one with Dr. Latkany.
We take pride in the way we treat our patients and we will do our best to provide you with the best care.
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