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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

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

Procedures Performed

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