Dr. Howard Pomeranz

Ophthalmology
Great Neck, NY
27 years experience male

Locations

Office

Great Neck, NY

Address

600 Northern Blvd, Suite 214, Great Neck, NY
Directions

Practice website

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Cigna

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

UnitedHealthcare

About

Bio

I am a neuro-ophthalmologist employed by North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System. My office is in Great Neck, NY. My area of expertise is neuro-ophthalmology, neurological problems affecting vision, such as optic nerve problems, double vision, and blepharospasm.

Specialties
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Ophthalmology

Licenses

United States: New York

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

259 Answers
121 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Pomeranz
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Uveitis : You may have inflammation in the eye caused by the trauma. See an eye doctor right away. You may need treatment with steroid drops to reduce the inf ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Pomeranz
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Optic neuritis : It depends on the cause of the optic neuritis. When associated with multiple sclerosis it tends to get better. However with other causes (sarcoidosi ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Pomeranz
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Glasses : It won’t hurt your eyes but it might give you a headache if you wear them for long enough and the prescription is very different from yours (if you we ... Read More

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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Aug 13, 2012
Dr Pomeranz, is highly knowledgable in medicine and ophthalmology. However, he absolutely stands out as a star in neuro-ophthalmology . Like many of my peers, we look up to Dr Pomeranz to prepare us ...Read More
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Dec 30, 2015
This was the second of two perfect half-hour consultations. Above all, this doctor listens. Then he applies over 20 years of experience to a problem. He easily explained the urgency of finding the ...Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Pomeranz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you and you are absolutely correct. The double vision is gone now and hopefully the cross eye will also go away.
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tk u I am partially blind in the lazy eye if my good eye goes bad I d b blind can iget surgery 4 cosmetic reson
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY
Graduated 1993MD

Residency

BARNES JEWISH HOSPITAL

Awards

Associate Professor

Affiliations

North Shore-LIJ Medical Group
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