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Professional Statement

  • If you have medical (not vision) insurance, please include your DOB & Insurance ID # so we can clear your insurance BEFORE you arrive!
  • We treat contact lens problems, trauma, corneal abrasions, foreign bodies, allergies, conjunctivitis ("pink eye"), flashers & floaters, glaucoma & cataracts.
  • We can give you a new Rx for contacts or glasses; if you want new contacts, we will let you order from 800-Contacts to save $:)
  • We feature full MDs (ophthalmologists), not ODs (optometrists who don't go to med school. Our eye MDs have extra sub-specialty training in cornea & refractive surgery!
  • As part of your comprehensive visit, we'll also assess if you're a good candidate for LASEK, the safer, non-invasive version of laser vision correction that we specialize in, and tell you more about LASEK in case you later want get rid of your glasses /contacts!
  • There is no "obligation" or extra charge for this information
  • For fastest service, prime appointments, or any questions, please call the office number provided in your Zoc Doc confirmation email (212.741.8628)
  • Yours,
  • Emil William Chynn, MD, FACS, MBA
  • Dartmouth / Columbia / Harvard / Emory / NYU-trained
  • Board-Certified, member of ASCRS, ESCRS, and MENSA
  • 1st eye surgeon in NYC to have LASIK himself;)
  • As featured on CNN, Discovery Channel, ABC, NBC, CBS
  • www.ParkAvenueLASEK.com dr@ParkAvenueLASEK.com

Education

  • Medical School - Columbia University
  • New York University, Master’s in Business Administration
  • Emory University, Fellowship in Corneal Transplantation and Refractive Surgery
  • Harvard University, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Residency in Ophthalmology
  • Saint Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center (Internship)
  • Dartmouth College (Bachelor’s)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Awards and Publications

  • ONLY Laser surgeon in NYC who is a MENSA member-the GENIUS organization
  • Member of American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Member of American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Board Certified by American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Have published over 100 articles + book chapters on Refractive Surgery
  • Featured in the NY Times, Wall St. Journal, International Herald Tribune
  • Featured on CBS News, ABC News, FOX TV
  • Featured in the Daily News

Professional Memberships

  • American Council on Science and Health

Language Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Mandarin
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Ukrainian