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Professional Statement

  • The Harvard Medical School '88 and Columbia Presbyterian trained Eye Doctor, Samuel Wong, has returned to New York with offices on the Upper West Side and near Grand Central.
  • A compassionate and caring physician, Dr. Wong will take care of your vision needs, from glasses to LASIK, Cataracts to Glaucoma, Diabetes to dry eyes and allergies.
  • Dr. Wong has been featured in the New York Times (since 1991), Los Angeles Times, Harvard Medical (1999 and 2007), Columbia Physicians and Surgeons (2006), International Herald Tribune, CBS Sunday Morning and CNBC Asia for his work in medicine as well as music.
  • Dr Wong practices comprehensive eye care, with interests in no stitch cataract surgery, glaucoma treatment and lasers, as well as medical retina. He is a comprehensive ophthalmologist with substantial experience in:
  • Cataract Surgery: Removal of a cloudy human lens and replacing it with a clear lens that can address astigmatism, presbyopia, high refractive error.
  • Refractive Surgery: The reshaping of the human cornea to achieve vision without glasses, done with the most advanced laser technology for LASIK and PRK.
  • Glaucoma treatment: Reduction of eye pressures with the latest laser technology - Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT) and Argon Laser Trabeculoplasty (ALT).
  • Diabetic Retinopathy: treating the leakage of small blood vessels with lasers and injections.
  • Macular Degeneration: stopping the progression with lasers and injections.
  • Dry eyes: wetting drops and gels, punctual plugs.
  • Cosmetic Injections: Botox®, Juvederm®, Restylane®.
  • Dr. Wong keeps active in the field of music and healing, lecturing and publishing in this field and leading the foundation, Global Music Healing Institute.

Education

  • Medical School - Harvard University
  • Columbia University (Residency)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Language Spoken

  • Cantonese
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish