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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

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

Procedures Performed

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