Diabetic Services

Fadi El Baba, MD
Ravi Radhakrishnan, MD
Appointments: 631.444.4090
Fax: 631.444.4089

The Department of Ophthalmology offers a comprehensive range of services for the ocular complications of diabetes.

These services include among others:

  • Routine ophthalmic examination based on recommendations set by the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Diabetes Association.
  • Immediate examination and management of patients referred with urgent ocular complications.
  • Multi-wavelength laser treatment of diabetic retinopathy for macular edema, neovascularization and neovascular glaucoma.
  • State of the art outpatient retina and vitreous surgery to treat severe complications such as hemorrhage, traction and rhegmatogenous retinal detachments, and neovascular glaucoma.
  • Special educational brochures and material distributed to patients.
  • Close coordination with referring primary care doctors, endocrinologists and nutritionists for optimization of care.
  • Community based clinical studies, funded by the National Eye Institute, performed in conjunction with the Department of Epidemiology at Stony Brook, to improve awareness and standards of care.
Last updated by psibony on July 06, 2011

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