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Dr. Edward Rubinchik

Ophthalmology
Brooklyn, NY
69 years experience

Locations

Office

Brooklyn, NY

Address

1575 East 19 Street, Brooklyn, NY, US
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Fax

7183328213

Insurances accepted

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Ophthalmology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

37 Answers
33 Agrees
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
Many things: You may have lover problems or are eating too many carrots. Best to see a doctor.
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
To attach the retina: Silicone oil and fluorocarbon gases are used to tamponade the retina against the choroid and to facilitate reattachmemt.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
Many possibilities: Usually dry eye or allergies.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
Dried tears: Most likely this is positional. Could also be tears which dry out overnight leaving salt, protein and other shmutz.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
Yes: Any irritant could aggravate blepharitis.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
See a doctor: Could be allergies or an infection. Keep your eyes clean with eye wash and see a doctor.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
Many things: Most commonly it is dry eye syndrome . Try some lurk sting drops , they are over the counter.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
Yes: Removing an ill fitting aciol will improve edema. A well placed iol should cause no problems.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
Not necessarily : If the wound is superficial, you will not get a scar.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
Cool compress: Cool compress and moisturizing cream.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
Maybe: Could be a number of inflammatory processes. Treat with warm compresses and see a doctor.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
Fat transplant: Sunken sockets are often a result of age related fat atrophy. Consult with a plastic surgeon to evaluate your options.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
Most people: Most people have 20/20 or better either with or without correction
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
Irritation : Wasp bites on the eyelid do not last very long. A cool compress and a steroid ointment will help. If you are, having facial swelling, see a physician... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
Wait: Fill the case with solution and let it soak through. Most soft lenses should be thrown out if they have dried out.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
Blood pressure: Blood pressure goes up during exercise, which explains your symptoms. This is normal.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
Anti histamine drops: Any number of antihistamine drops will work. Also cool compresses.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
Many things: Could be diabetes, thyroid , depression, hormonal, imabalance. Seek professional help.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
Normal: Depending on the position, there could be a small gap between the lids. Don't worry though, the eyes roll up during sleep, so that the corneas do no... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
No: Unless the oil has some dye added. Why use vegetable oil on the eylids anyway for any extended period of time ?
A female asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
Allergies: Most likely this is related to seasonal allergies. Try some over the counter eye drops, but if you do not feel better in a few days, go see an ophthal... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
Many things: Could be dry eye, dirty contact lenses corneal, infection cataracts.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
Could be: Could be a sty or skin infection. Best to see someone right away.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
Many reasons: Probably the contact don't fit well. You should not wear them if they are not comfortable.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
No: It does not help, and in fact the chemicals can aggravate dry eye.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
Many things: Bruising behind the eyesmismtypically caused by blunt trauma.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
Many things: One of them is low blood sugar. Seek help.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
Relax: A small corneal abrasion will heal overnight or in a few hours.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
Not many : I don't know of any remedied that dissolve cholesterol pockets. These can be removed in an office setting.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
A few days: Mosquito bites on the eyelid do not last very long. A cool compress and a steroid ointment will help.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
Not a bad outcome: All depends on how you are seeing and if you are happy with the quality of the vision. With this refraction you could be 20/20.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
No: It contains voltaren, (diclofenac) which is a non-steroidal.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
Maybe never: Some forms of color blindness are irreversible. Seek help.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
Depends: Depends on the trauma . Could be right away, or, years down the line. The more severe and direct the trauma , the faster cataracts develop.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
Compress: Mosquito bites on the eyelid do not last very long. A cool compress and a steroid ointment will help.
A member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
Ophthalmology 69 years experience
It could be normal: Newborns can take up to 3 month to start focusing, so a bit of wandering of the eyes is normal. That said, a frank deviation could mean that the baby... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Rubinchik is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, NY
Graduated 1989MD
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