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Dr Eric Donnenfeld

Dr. Eric Donnenfeld

Dr. Donnenfeld serves as a National Medical Director of TLC Laser Eye Centers as well as Medical Director for TLC Laser Eye Centers Connecticut and TLC Laser Eye Centers Long Island. Dr. Donnenfeld also serves as the Co-Director or Cornea at Nassau University Medical Center and Surgical Director of the Lions Eye Bank for Long Island. He is a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at NYU Medical Center and a trustee of Dartmouth Medical School.


Dr. Donnenfeld’s memberships include the Nassau Surgical Society, the ASCRS cornea committee, and the Ocular Microbiology Group. He has received the Honor, Senior Honor, Life Time Achievement and the Secretary Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He has written more than 200 peer-reviewed papers and he has written 40 book chapters and books. He is on the editorial boards of 9 journals and has participated in more than 60 U.S. Food and Drug Administration studies. He is the Editor in Chief of EyeWorld.

Dr. Donnenfeld is the former President of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons which has over 9,000 members.

Dr. Donnenfeld recently received the Nordan Award at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery as the outstanding cataract and refractive surgeon in the United States. He has co-authored the American Academy of Ophthalmology Refractive Surgery Book. Over the past 25 years, Dr. Donnenfeld has performed over 70,000 procedures – including over 2,500 on fellow physicians and their family members. This level of both academic and clinical expertise and experience makes Dr. Donnenfeld one of the most sought after Ophthalmologists in the country.

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