New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

General Information

New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
310 East 14th Street
New York, NY 10003
(212) 979 4000

Brief Description

Founded in 1820, The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary (NYEEI) in Manhattan (New York City) is the oldest specialty hospital in the Western Hemisphere. NYEEI provides patient care, community outreach, graduate and continuing medical education, and scientific research.

The Glaucoma Foundation sponsors a Glaucoma Support and Education Group at NYEEI that meets once a month on the third Saturday morning of the month (except during the summer).

Services Offered

  • Low Vision Services
    • Provides low vision evaluation and follow-up. Prescribes and supplies low vision devices.

  • Professional Training
    • Sponsors an Ophthalmic Technology and Orthoptic School and offers a resident training program, and weekly clinical conferences on strabismus and pediatric cases.