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Dr. Yashar's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Yashar "Alyson Yashar, MD graduated from Brown University and NYU School of Medicine, where she was president of her class. She completed an internship in internal medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital. She performed her eye surgery training at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. Dr. Yashar completed a fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology, also at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, and simultaneously received additional training in oculoplastics. She is presently an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at NYU School of Medicine and teaches at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. Neuro-ophthalmology has a diagnostic and medical focus, concentrating on diseases like Multiple Sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, double vision, decreased vision, brain tumors, and unexplained visual loss. Many patients are co-managed by their neurologist, rheumatologist, or internist. In addition to providing general eye care, Dr. Yashar also focuses on LASIK, cataract surgery, eyelid surgery -- both cosmetic and functional -- as well as eyelid tumors and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Yashar is credentialed to perform LASIK for myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism."
Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blocked Tear Duct
Contusion of the Eyeball
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Tear Duct Disorders
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Cataract Removal Surgery
Contact Lens Exams
Diabetic Eye Exam
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Soft Contact Lenses
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Brown University / Alpert Medical School
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
New York University School of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 1993
Lenox Hill Hospital
Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
Columbia Presby Hospital
Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
Columbia Presby Hospital
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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