Dr. Jonathan K. Ligh, MD

Dr. Jonathan K. Ligh, MD

Ophthalmology | Male | 62 years old

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Commitment to our Patients: Jofe-Smolyak Eye Institute is dedicated to offering a comprehensive range of medical and surgical solutions, from the most common to the most complicated eye disorders, and our doctors and staff are committed to providing patients with the highest-quality eye care available anywhere. For more than 25 years the Institute has offered a combination of personalized attention, extensive experience and specialization, and consistent, successful results. The five highly trained specialists at Jofe-Smolyak Eye Institute utilize a team approach in the treatment of cataract and implant surgery, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, macular degeneration, oculoplastics, vitreoretinal disease and neuro-ophthalmology. The Institute's locations in Brooklyn and Queens allows it to serve the most diverse population in the world, and the practice focuses on provide the highest quality of treatment for eye disorders to New York's multilingual, multiethnic communities.Read more

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Dr. Ligh's Care Philosophy

Commitment to our Patients: Jofe-Smolyak Eye Institute is dedicated to offering a comprehensive range of medical and surgical solutions, from the most common to the most complicated eye disorders, and our doctors and staff are committed to providing patients with the highest-quality eye care available anywhere. For more than 25 years the Institute has offered a combination of personalized attention, extensive experience and specialization, and consistent, successful results. The five highly trained specialists at Jofe-Smolyak Eye Institute utilize a team approach in the treatment of cataract and implant surgery, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, macular degeneration, oculoplastics, vitreoretinal disease and neuro-ophthalmology. The Institute's locations in Brooklyn and Queens allows it to serve the most diverse population in the world, and the practice focuses on provide the highest quality of treatment for eye disorders to New York's multilingual, multiethnic communities.

Dr. Ligh's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    New York University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1978

  • Internship Hospital
    Roosevelt Hospital

    Completed in 1979

  • Residency Hospital
    Mt Sinai Med Center

    Completed in 1982

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Jules Stein Eye Institute UCLA

    Completed in 1984

  • Undergraduate School
    Nyu

    Graduated in 1974

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cyclocryotherapy
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Therapy for the Anterior Segment