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914-967-4400 in Purchase, NY
212-689-2020 in New York City

Physician Eyecare of NY is committed to alleviating dry eyes including treatment for all disorders of the surface of the eye.

Dr. Robert Latkany
Dr. Robert Latkany
Robert Latkany, M.D. is a board certified corneal specialist and refractive surgeon. He is fluent in Spanish as a second language (habla con fluidez el español como segunda lengua). Dr. Latkany is a Columbia graduate who continued on to earn his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine. He served as the chief resident in ophthalmology while at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and continued there to pursue a fellowship in corneal/external disease and refractive surgery.

Dr. Latkany specializes in treating and alleviating dry eyes, blepharitis, pterygium, pinguecula, corneal ulcers, corneal scars, corneal swelling requiring corneal transplantation, stem cell deficiency, poorly healing epithelial defects (non-healing skin-defects in the eye) that may require amniotic membrane transplants, ocular rosacea, and styes.

Dr. Latkany is experienced in many refractive surgery procedures and has authored numerous scientific papers and publications. He is actively in dry eye research and lectures nationally and internationally.

Dr. Latkany’s book, The Dry Eye Remedy, the first book ever written about dry eyes to the general public, sold almost 20,000 copies in the first year.

Dr. Evelyn Icasiano
Dr. Evelyn Icasiano
Proficient in Spanish (competentes en español), Evelyn Icasiano, M.D. is a board-certified ophthalmologist providing a broad spectrum of comprehensive eye care with special interests in cataract surgery and laser vision correction refractive surgery.

Dr. Icasiano graduated from Rutgers University. At Rutgers, she was awarded the Henry Rutgers Scholar Award after completing a senior research thesis in the biological sciences and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. She then went on to earn her medical degree at the Chicago Medical School. Upon graduation she completed an internship in Internal Medicine at St. Vincent Hospital in New York followed by her residency training in ophthalmology at the Cook County Hospital in Chicago.

Following her residency training, she continued her training with a subspecialty fellowship in cornea, external disease and refractive surgery at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.