Dr. Ilan Cohen

Ophthalmology
Ridgewood, NY
25 years experience male

Locations

Office

New York, NY

Address

2 W 47th St, New York, NY
Directions

Office

Old Bridge, NJ

Office

Ridgewood, NY

About

Bio

Having performed thousands of successful laser procedures, Dr. Ilan Cohen is one of the most experienced surgeons in the nation. He was the first surgeon in the New York City area to perform cutting edge corneal surgery such as the implantable contact lens and the artificial corneal transplant. He has been featured on CBS, CNBC and Fox news for his innovative surgical techniques. He is a graduate of the Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston and completed a unique cornea and Refractive Surgery fellowship at the renowned Vanderbilt University Hospital. Dr. Cohen is considered the experts’ expert by his colleagues and is the address to which they refer their most challenging cases. He teaches at the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, where eye surgeons from all around the world gather to learn about the cutting edge advances in eye surgery. Dr. Cohen has devoted his entire life to the perfection and fine tuning of innovative surgical techniques that provide an added level of safety and new options that were previously unavailable.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Ophthalmology

Languages spoken

Hebrew

Doctor Q&A

551 Answers
863 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: This depends on the level of blood and inflammation caused by the injury. You should be under the care of an eye doctor. This condition can lead to ot ... Read More
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2 thanks
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Unfortunately not: Your prescription is determined by the physical size and shape of your eye. Because of this, there is no way to change your prescription other than wi ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Many: There are many possible causes from things as simple as needing an updated glasses prescription to health problems in the eye. Any sudden onset blurry ... Read More
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3 thanks

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I recommend this physician!
Jul 15, 2013
Amazing fund of knowledge
HealthTap member
I saw the eye doctor today and he said to was my eye out often with antibacterial soap. It's a severe case of conjunctivitis. Left eye was starting to show signs of the infection. Thanks.
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My aunt had a spot in her eye very like mine and she did end up with cancer of the eye from that spot. I will mention it to my opthomoligist. Thank you
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! My son was hit by a friend's "flying pen"; got external hemorrhage, lucky the retina only swollen, no tear or damage!!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Tufts University School of Medicine
MD

Medical/Graduate school

Tufts University School of Medicine, MA
Graduated 1996MD
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