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Ophthalmologist NYC

Thank you for taking the time to visit the practice of Dr. Edwin M. Schottenstein, your home for comprehensive and compassionate eye care in the Upper West Side. As your trusted NYC ophthalmologist, Dr. Edwin M. Schottenstein is committed to providing his patients with the latest in state-of-the-art technology to help patients achieve their optimal eye health. He has decades of experience in helping patients with their all of their visual needs and would be glad to do the same for you!

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Our Services

One of the things that sets our team apart from other NYC eye doctors and ophthalmologists is our selection of eye care services and treatments. Whether you’re looking for advanced eye surgery or just an annual eye exam and checkup, we’ll be able to provide care for your visual needs. A sample of the services that Dr. Schottenstein can offer in our Upper West Side office include the following:

  • Dry Eye Treatment – If you suffer from dry eyes, we’re able to prescribe or recommend a variety of treatments, from artificial tears to punctal occlusion.
  • LipiFlow – One of the more effective dry eye treatments that we can offer is our in-office LipiFlow treatment, which applies controlled heat and pressure to clear up blocked glands.
  • Cataract Surgery – If your vision has become blurry due to cataracts, we can clear up your vision by removing your lens and replacing it with an artificial one. We offer premium intraocular lens implants.
  • YAG Capsulotomy – This is a safe laser treatment that’s used to improve a patient’s vision after cataract surgery is performed.
  • Limbal Relaxing Incisions – By placing superficial incisions on the peripheral cornea, we’ll be able to correct corneal astigmatism.
  • Diabetic Eye Care – Diabetic Retinopathy damages blood vessels in the retina and can cause blurred vision, which can get worse if not treated. While there is no cure, their preventive measures to be taken.
  • Glaucoma Care – Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in the US. It’s important to catch Glaucoma in its early stages so preventive measures can be taken like pressure lowering drops.

Come Visit Your NYC Eye Doctor!

If you’re interested in any of these eye care services or if you’re just in need of a regular eye exam, feel free to schedule an appointment with your NYC ophthalmologist, Dr. Schottenstein, by giving us a call at (212) 874-2300. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about our practice or any of our services, we encourage you to contact us and we’ll get in touch with you as soon as we can. We’re looking forward to seeing you and providing you with the quality eye care that you deserve!