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This content was provided by Dr. Ligh "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."
Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Ectropion of Eyelid
Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
Foreign Body in Eye
Progressive High Myopia
Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Visual Field Defects
Cataract Removal Surgery
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
YAG Laser Therapy for the Anterior Segment
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for New York.
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.
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
New York University School Of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 1978
Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
Mt Sinai Med Center
Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
Jules Stein Eye Institute UCLA
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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