Dr. Eric Lichtenstein, MD

Dr. Eric Lichtenstein, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 50
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Dr. Eric Lichtenstein, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Fresh Meadows, NY and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Albany Medical College in 1994 and specializes in ophthalmology.

19213 Union Tpke

Fresh Meadows, NY 11366

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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Exotropia
very high
more than 98% of peers
Extraocular Muscle Surgery
very high
more than 96% of peers
Esotropia
high
more than 87% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

39  Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Nystagmus
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
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10  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Albany Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Beth Israel Mc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • The New York Eye and Ear Inf
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Ind University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lichtenstein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lichtenstein's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lichtenstein to family and friends
20 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Lichtenstein's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Lichtenstein was wonderful. He explained the diagnosis after examining my eyes thoroughly, and was very reassuring that he would be able to correct the strabismus. Staff is extremely helpful, and made scheduling the surgery as easy as possible. The surgical facility was also excellent. I am...more
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My wife has been a patient of Dr. Lichtenstein since Nov., 2016. She was referred to him by a neuro-ophthalmologist because of a condition causing strabismus following prior surgery to remove a pterygium in August. He performed the surgery and she experienced immediate relief though it is beginning...more
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Excellent! Went to see him for my strabismus eyes . Dr Lichtenstein explained to me thoroughly about the procedure and what should I expect from beginning to end . I would highly recommend him for his professionalism and his work. I am very satisfied with my procedure and the way I am healing ..
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