Dr. Omar Hanuch, MD

Dr. Omar Hanuch, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Omar Hanuch, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Rochester, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from National University Of Cordoba / Faculty Of Medical Sciences in 1989 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.Read his story

2300 Buffalo Rd Bldg 700

Rochester, NY 14624

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care
  • POMCO Group
  • 2 More

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Excision of Chalazion
more than 88% of peers
more than 74% of peers
Eyelid Surgery
more than 74% of peers

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Dr. Hanuch's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hanuch "After graduating with honors from the National University of Cordoba Medical School in his native Argentina, Dr. Hanuch completed a General Medical residency in Chicago's Hinsdale Hospital/Rush Medical School. He then completed a Post Doctoral Research Fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at the University of Rochester, followed by a Surgical Ophthalmology Residency at the same institution. His involvement in Refractive Surgery is reflected in important peer reviewed scientific publications in leading Ophthalmology journals. During this period, the National Eye Institute awarded him for his contributions to this field. Dr. Hanuch is Board Certified in Ophthalmology and Family Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and The American College of Surgeons. He is a member of multiple professional associations including the International Society of Refractive Surgery as well as the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Dr. Hanuch is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Rochester and has been actively involved in Refractive Surgery since its FDA approval in 1995. He brings his experience and the latest advancements to Cornerstone Eye Associates as they prove safe for his patients."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hanuch "Dr. Hanuch is dedicated to providing compassionate care with state of the art technology in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with visual concerns. He welcomes any questions you might have about ways to improve your vision through refractive surgery."

3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis


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11  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.


  • National University Of Cordoba / Faculty Of Medical Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • U Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Univ Of Rochester
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hanuch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hanuch's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hanuch to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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  • 1

Dr. Hanuch's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Hanuch Says:

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If you are interested in scheduling a free personalized evaluation to find out if you would be a good candidate for one of our many personalized procedures, please contact us at any of our three locations so we can better assist you.


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Patient Comments (1)

It was exciting for me to have PRK vision correction after 57 years of wearing "cokebottle" glasses! The whole team understood the impact that this would have on my life and they were amazingly supportive. They answered all my concerns, and they kept me calm and comfortable throughout the entire...more
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