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Dr. Neil Katz

Ophthalmology
White Plains, NY
31 years experience male

Locations

Westchester Eye Associates

Yonkers, NY

Address

984 North Broadway , L 02, Yonkers, NY, US
Directions

Practice website

Fax

9144760653

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Westchester Eye Associates

White Plains, NY

About

Bio

Private practice ophthalmology in White Plains NY and Yonkers NY. General eye care for adults and children of all ages.

Specialties
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Ophthalmology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

13 Answers
2 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Katz
31 years experience
Yes: Wash your hands, don't share towels or pillows, cover your mouth if you cough, don't touch other people's food and utensils.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Katz
31 years experience
Not really: Pink eye usually gets better by itself after a few days. It can't hurt to try some antibiotic drops if it persists.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Katz
31 years experience
Possibly a hordeolum: Almost like a pimple in the skin of the eyelid. Try soaking it with warm water on a washcloth, get an rx for some antibiotic ointment if it looks infe... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Katz
31 years experience
Safe in all regards: Ofloxacin eye drops have minimal systemic absorption and there are no contraindications to other meds while taking it.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Katz
31 years experience
Could be xanthalesma: Could be xanthalesma but i would have to see them first. If that is the diagnosis then surgical removal is an option.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Katz
31 years experience
Chalazion cyst: Could be a blocked pore in the skin of the eyelid known as a chalazion cyst. Warm compresses are usually all that is required. No medications needed. ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Katz
31 years experience
Ice compresses: If your eyes are swollen, try some cold or ice compresses to reduce the inflammation before your exam tomorrow.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Katz
31 years experience
Possibly allergies: Try to stop rubbing and instead apply a cold compress or ice pack. If that doesn't give you relief try an over the counter anti histamine eye drop or ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Katz
31 years experience
Hard to say: If the dot is on the skin then it might be a sebaceous cyst.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Katz
31 years experience
Ointment: Usually an ophthalmic ointment with a mild steroid works best for eye lid dermatitis. Vaseline might help too and is safe around the eyes.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Katz
31 years experience
Try it out: With a trabectome you have a small bleb on the white part of the eye which is an elevated area serving as a reservoir to collect the fluid that is dra... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Katz
31 years experience
Dilated blood vessel: Sort of like a varicose vein but in the conjunctiva of your eye. Usually nothing to worry about, sometimes they look a little dramatic from close up.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Katz
31 years experience
Sure, no problem: Drops are ok to be cooled and they may feel more comfortable when applied to the ocular surface. Maxitrol (dexamethasone neomycin and polymyxin) is a ... Read More

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Sep 26, 2015
Dr. Katz is hardworking and an astute clinician. He takes meticulous care of his patients and communicates well with his referring physicians.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Katz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Katz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York University School of Medicine, NY
Graduated 1991MD

Residency

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