Dr. David Sachs

Ophthalmology
East Meadow, NY
17 years experience

Locations

Office

East Meadow, NY

Address

580 East Meadow Ave, East Meadow, NY
Directions

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About

Bio

Dr. David Sachs is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in sutureless cataract surgery, LASIK, cornea transplant surgery, and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Sachs graduated Brown University with a bachelor’s degree in Biology. He then received his medical degree, graduating in the top of his class, from Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. He completed his transitional year at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, PA, and then an ophthalmology residency at Nassau University Medical Center/Stony Brook University, where he served as chief resident. Dr. Sachs remained in Long Island for a one year fellowship in Cornea and Refractive surgery. During his fellowship Dr. Sachs specialized in cataract surgery, multifocal intraocular lenses, cornea transplants, and the latest techniques in laser and refractive surgery

Specialties
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Ophthalmology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

92 Answers
99 Agrees
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A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sachs
17 years experience Ophthalmology
What kind of injury: I don't think i would classify an eye injury as a disorder at all. There are a lot of different types of injurys to the eye, and the out come/prognosi ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sachs
17 years experience Ophthalmology
Less than 8: Unfortunately amblyopia (lazy eye) is something that has to be addressed earlier rather than later. The nerves in the eye are done developing by aroun ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sachs
17 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Double vision is always something that should be evaluated by your eye dr, especially if it is a new symptom. Depending on the cause of the double vis ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sachs is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Sachs is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Feb 1, 2012
of cours
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thanks alot.I livein iran so dr s do evry things just for money.thank you for your answer.
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Thank you for the response. I should have asked "why do overuse of eyes cause dry eyes?"
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Thank you that was very helpful to me I appreciate your quick response

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Drexel University College of Medicine, PA
Graduated 2003MD
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