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Dr. Solly Elmann, MD

Dr. Solly Elmann, MD

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

  • Fellowship: Bert M. Glaser National Retina Institute
  • Fellowship: Hopkins Hosp
  • Internship Hospital: North Shore & LIJ Medical Centers
  • Residency Hospital: SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn

Languages Spoken

Spanish
Arabic
Hebrew

Insurance Accepted

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
Oxford Health Plans
United Healthcare Community Plan
UnitedHealthCare
VNS Choice
WellCare

Conditions Treated

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

Procedures Performed

Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
Ocular Prosthetics
Scleral Buckling
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