Fresh Meadows
Sunnyside Location
176-60 Union Turnpike,
Suite 110
Fresh Meadows, Queens, NY 11366
47-01 Queens Boulevard,
Suite 101
Sunnyside, Queens, NY 11104

LASIK Center

Premium Laser Vision Correction New YorkDr. Hirshfield is an expert in the field of LASIK, and has been performing LASIK surgery in Queens NYC with a high success rate for many years now. Hirshfield Eye Center is a practice made up of qualified and trusted ophthalmologists, here to make vision correction like LASIK easy and effective for our Queens patients. LASIK surgery is ideal for those who deal with astigmatism, nearsightedness and farsightedness. 

LASIK surgery has risen in popularity, and continues to rise as better and safer technology is developed. LASIK surgery is deemed safe, and is a more permanent way to free yourself from the hassle of glasses or contact lenses. The procedure is fast, usually taking less than 30 minutes, and doesn't require going to any big surgery centers- it is performed right in our Queens office!

As with any surgery, there can be side effects and complications. Since LASIK was introduced in the United States 20 years ago, millions of Americans have undergone the procedure. Experienced LASIK surgeons, such as Dr. Hirshfield, generally report that serious complication rates can be held below 1 percent. The most common side effect of LASIK, reported in almost half of LASIK patients, is dry eyes after surgery. This side effect will usually subside when healing is complete- around 6 months. 

While LASIK is a very common and successful procedure, it is not for everybody. There are some existing conditions you may have that will exclude you as a candidate for LASIK surgery. You are not a candidate for LASIK if you have dry eye syndrome, high refractive error, too thin or irregular corneas, or if you are pregnant, to name a few. This is not a complete list, and Dr. Hirshfield will examine your eyes to determine whether or not LASIK surgery is right for you, and if an alternative would be appropriate.

If you would like to know if you are a candidate for LASIK or a LASIK alternative, call us today to have your eyes examined by Dr. Hirshfield.

Patient Financing

Hirshfield Eye Associates will accept Cash, Checks, MC, VISA and AMEX as forms of payment. For surgery that is not covered by insurance we also have financing through Wells Fargo, which can finance your procedure after a simple online or faxed application.

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Why Choose Us?

Here at Hirshfield Eye Associates we realize that you have many choices when considering the best care for your eyes. We believe that we offer the best possible care as well as convenient availability.

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Multifocal Vision

If you are seeking Multifocal Vision in New York or would like a second opinion we can help.

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Comprehensive Ophthalmology

We fit a complete line of contact lenses including bifocal and progressive lenses, toric lenses for astigmatism and rigid gas permeable lenses for those who require or prefer this technology.

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Laser Vision Correction in New York

If you are seeking Laser Vision Correction in New York or would like a second opinion we can help.

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