The Friedman Brain Institute


The Department of Ophthalmology of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the Mount Sinai Health System, the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, and The Friedman Brain Institute have partnered to develop an expanding program in research in ophthalmology and visual science.

The research portfolio includes basic laboratory research in cornea, glaucoma, ocular stem cells, lens and cataract, and retina, and clinical research in all the subspecialties of ophthalmology, including imaging and therapeutics. Our clinical services participate in numerous clinical trials, providing you access to the latest and most modern care.

Treatments at Mount Sinai Health System

The Mount Sinai Health System offers state-of-the-art services in ophthalmology at multiple locations throughout New York. Our physicians, scientists, and health care providers offer you  the latest therapies for eye diseases and access to the newest research.

Advanced treatment programs are available in the following sub-specialties:

  • Cataract
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Cornea and refractory surgery
  • Eye trauma
  • Glaucoma
  • Neuro-ophthalmology
  • Ocular immunology and uveitis
  • Ocular oncology
  • Oculoplastic and orbital surgery
  • Pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus
  • Retin 

Our Research

Our research is advancing our understanding of eye diseases and developing more effective treatments. This includes:

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