Dr. Ilan Cohen is a graduate of the Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. He completed a unique Cornea and Refractive Surgery fellowship at the renowned Vanderbilt University Hospital. Currently, he is one of only four doctors practicing Laser Vision Correction in New York City with formal training in this dual specialty.
Dr. Cohen is considered the experts’ expert by his colleagues and is the doctor to whom they refer their most challenging cases. He teaches at the American Academy of Ophthalmology, where eye surgeons from all around the world gather to learn about the cutting-edge advances in LASIK surgery. He is also the author of the most popular and recent book read by LASIK surgeons worldwide. In addition, Dr. Cohen is the first surgeon in the tri-state area to have performed leading-edge corneal surgeries such as the implantable contact lens and artificial cornea. He has been featured on several television news programs as well.
Dr. Cohen has devoted his entire life to the perfection and fine-tuning of innovative surgical techniques that provide an added level of safety and new options that were previously unavailable.