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Dr. Willy Ky is a board certified physician, surgeon and clinical instructor, who specializes in both Adult and Pediatric Ophthalmology. He completed his Residency at the NYU School of Medicine where he was appointed the lead Chief Resident in his senior year. Dr. Ky then completed a fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at the Washington University School of Medicine. His clinical areas of interests include the treatment of Dry Eyes, Pediatric and Adult Glaucoma, Advanced Cataract Surgery and Pediatric Ocular diseases, including Adult Strabismus. His focus also include technologies that enhance visual performance: laser vision correction (LASIK & PRK), higher technology cataract options (including Laser Assisted Cataract surgery and the Crystalens, Trulign, and Restore and Tecnis Multifocal implants) and contact lenses (including bifocal and CRT nighttime corneal shaping lenses). He is also an injection expert with Botox and performs cosmetic eyelid surgery. When not involved directly with patient care, Dr. Ky is training the next generation of Ophthalmic surgeons at both North Shore LIJ University Hospital and NYU Medical Center. Dr. Ky enjoys all sports, and in particular the martial arts, where he is a black belt in Okinawa Karate (Master Ansei Ueshiro), a 3rd degree black belt in Taekwondo (Masters Sun Chul and Jun Chul Whang) and a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (Master Renzo Gracie). Academic Training B.S. with Magna Cum Laude - CUNY 7-year combined B.S. M.D. Program M.D. - The Mount Sinai School of Medicine M.B.A. - NYU Stern School of Business Clinical Training Internship - The Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center Residency in Ophthalmology and Executive Chief Resident - NYU School of Medicine Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus - Washington Univ. School of Medicine Academic Credentials Clinical Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology – North Shore LIJ University Hospital Clinical Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology – NYU School of Medicine Diplomat of American Board of Ophthalmology Fellow of the American College of surgeons Member of the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery Member of the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Member of the Chinese American Medical Society Member of the Coalition for Asian American IPA
At New York Eye & Laser, we provide a friendly, positive environment to provide high quality care for all. We utilize only the most up-to-date medical knowledge and technology, form our health information system to the FDA approved lasers we use.
Simply put, we strive to be the best eye institute, anywere.