Dr. Eric D. Donnenfeld

Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island
(800) 951-6373
Dr. Eric D. Donnenfeld - Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island

Long Island - Garden City
711 Stewart Avenue
Suite 160
Garden City, NY 11530

Connecticut – Fairfield
1375 Kings Highway
Suite 300
Fairfield, CT 06824

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Dr. Eric Donnenfeld

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Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD, is a board-certified, fellowship-trained specialist in vision correction surgery. He is among the most experienced LASIK surgeons in the country having performed more than 40,000 laser vision correction procedures. Patients from across New York and the United States, including many eyecare professionals, have sought Dr. Donnenfeld to correct their nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. In fact, he has performed refractive surgery on more eye doctors than any other eye surgeon in the tri-state area, and more LASIK surgeons have chosen Dr. Donnenfeld to perform their refractive surgery than all other surgeons combined.

Dr. Donnenfeld has been a leader in ophthalmology for more than two decades. He was a principal investigator in the FDA clinical trials that lead to the approval of laser vision correction in the United States. He serves as a consultant and investigator for the three primary excimer laser companies. He has published more than 500 scientific articles and many book chapters on advancements in refractive surgery.

Dr. Donnenfeld is a highly coveted speaker who lectures regularly to other eye surgeons at national and international meetings about advancements in vision correction. He was recently chosen as “Refractive Surgeon of the Year” by the journal the Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today and was named one of the 50 most influential ophthalmologists in the United States. He has developed and patented four instruments that have improved the results for refractive surgery.

Dr. Donnenfeld brings together his unparalleled background and experience with the best excimer laser technology to provide excellent vision results. He has a commitment to uncompromising excellence in care to all patients.

To determine if you are a candidate to eliminate your dependence on glasses or contact lenses, contact us at (800) 951-6373 to schedule a complimentary refractive consultation.


“My eyes required special treatment. Dr. Eric Donnenfeld is the only LASIK surgeon who has four different lasers to choose from. After extensive research I felt Dr. Donnenfeld would be the only surgeon who could provide me with a perfect result and I got it!” —Dr. Raymond Mariani, Optometrist


“As an ophthalmologist who performs Lasik surgery, I could have been treated by any doctor in the United States. I chose Dr. Eric Donnenfeld to perform my surgery because of his extensive corneal training, longest experience with laser surgery, and his commitment to excellence. It was the best decision I’ve made.” —Susan Fromer, MD, Ophthalmologist and LASIK Surgeon

More About Dr. Donnenfeld

Dr. Donnenfeld is the medical director for the TLC Laser Eye Centers in Garden City and Connecticut. He is a national medical adviser for TLC. He has chosen the best wavefront-guided technology to perform laser vision correction for his patients. Dr. Donnenfeld is one of the only surgeons to offer his patients all three custom laser platforms, VISX CustomeVue, Alcon LADARVision, and Bausch and Lomb Zyoptics. All are available with Bladeless IntraLASIK. These systems provide a highly accurate measurement of the optical defects in the eye and create a customized laser beam profile to correct each eye individually. In addition to LASIK, Dr. Donnenfeld also offers PRK and Epi-LASIK for laser vision correction. Although he stays on the cutting edge of advancements in refractive surgery technology, he is conservative in his approach to patient treatment. Each patient is given a meticulous examination and those who do not qualify are advised not to undergo surgery.

Dr. Eric Donnenfeld is a founding partner of the Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island (OCLI), a premier LASIK Long Island facility. OCLI is a fully integrated eyecare group that offers a complete range of ophthalmic services (www.ocli.net).

Dr. Donnenfeld received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College with highest honors including, Magna Cum Laude, Highest Distinction in Major and Rufus Choate Scholar. He earned his medical degree with honors, Alpha Omega Alpha, from Dartmouth Medical School. He performed his residency at the prestigious Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, where he was selected to serve as Chief Resident his final year. He completed specialty fellowship training in anterior segment and refractive surgery at the world-renowned Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and has been selected as a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Donnenfeld is constantly called upon to train other surgeons and has personally trained more LASIK surgeons than any one else in the tri-state area. He plays a leadership role in many of the major ophthalmology and medical organizations.

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