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Dr. Solly Elmann, FACS

Dr. Solly Elmann, FACS

Ophthalmology

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About Me

Dr. Solly E. Elmann is a board certified Ophthalmologist with a subspecialty in medical and surgical retinal disease. His research interests include therapeutics in the treatment of retina disease, laser photocoagulation therapy, and diabetic retinal disease. He has presented his findings nationally and internationally, and has authored numerous abstracts, papers, and publications. Dr. Elmann earned his medical degree with the accelerated BA-MD program at SUNY Downstate, where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha society. He continued with a residency in Ophthalmology at SUNY, where he was elected Chief Resident and received the EC Lazzaro Excellence in Teaching Award. He then completed a fellowship in retina surgery under the mentorship of the renowned retina specialist and innovative surgeon Bert M. Glaser at the National Retina Institute. He was also awarded the Endowed Honor Award, and inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. Dr. Elmann is an assistant professor at St. John's ophthalmology residency program. Dr. Elmann is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Retinal Specialists, the LIGHT Laser society, and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology; he is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Elmann enjoys spending time with his wife and children. He speaks Spanish, Hebrew, and Arabic.

Education

  • Internship Hospital: North Shore & LIJ Medical Centers

Languages Spoken

Spanish
Hebrew

Insurance Accepted

1199SIEU
Aetna
Affinity Health Plan
Amerihealth
Anthem
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Elderplan
EmblemHealth
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Group Health Incorporated (GHI)
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Health First Health Plans
HealthCare Partners
HealthFirst
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
HIP Health Plan of New York
Humana
MagnaCare
Medicaid
MetroPlus Health Plan
MultiPlan
Oscar Insurance Corporation
Our office accepts Medicare and commercial insurance plans. Please contact us to verify your benefits
Oxford Health Plans
United Healthcare Community Plan
UnitedHealthCare
VNS Choice
WellCare

Conditions Treated

Retina Diseases
Exotropia
Glaucoma
Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
Ulcer
Chronic Endophthalmitis
Lazy Eye
Retinal Tear
Orbital Cellulitis
Ectropion of Eyelid
Macular Hole
Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
Retinal Dystrophy
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Farsightedness
Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinal Telangiectasia
Foreign Body in Eye
Contusion of the Eyeball
Posterior Vitreous Detachment
Iridocyclitis
Stye
Corneal Erosion
Corneal Diseases
Retinoschisis
Blindness
Macular Edema
Autoimmune Diseases
Hyphema
Floaters
Nearsightedness
Pinguecula
Optic Neuritis
Corneal Ulcer
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Retinal Detachment
Eye Cancer
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Keratitis
Dry Eyes
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Nystagmus
Dacryoadenitis
Eye Infections
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Color Blindness
Headache
Keratoconus
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Thyroid Disease
Retinal Detachment With Break
Visual Field Defects
Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
Chorioretinitis
Cataract
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Herpetic Keratitis
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Retinal Degeneration
Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
Anisocoria
Presbyopia
Diabetic Retinopathy
Blepharitis
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Retinal Cysts
Acute Endophthalmitis
Uveitis
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Cancer
Solar Retinopathy
Eyelid Disorders
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Retinal Artery Occlusion
Retinal Ischemia
Panophthalmitis
Diabetic Cataracts
Diplopia
Retina-Vitreous Disorders
Purulent Endophthalmitis
Benign Tumor
Trichiasis
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Tear Duct Disorders
Chorioretinal Scars
Senile Cataracts
Chalazion
Juvenile Macular Degeneration
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Retinal Edema
Migraine
Ocular Hypertension
Entropion
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Retinal Neovascularization
Sympathetic Uveitis
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Esotropia
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Pterygium
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Paralytic Strabismus
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Drusen
Sarcoidosis
Endophthalmitis
Astigmatism
Progressive High Myopia

Procedures Performed

Retina and Vitreous Surgery
Coreoplasty
Repair of Eye Laceration
Macular Pucker Surgery
Eye Surgery
Repair of Retinal Detachment
Pterygium Surgery
Vision Screening
Eye Examination
Cataract Removal Surgery
B-Scan Ultrasound
Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Ocular Prosthetics
Ultrasound, Eye
Goniotomy
Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
Diabetic Eye Exam
Glaucoma Surgery
Eyelid Surgery
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Vitrectomy
Vitreoretinal Surgery
Farnsworth Lantern Test
Excision of Chalazion
Laser Surgery
Scleral Buckling
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
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