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We know you have many options to choose from when looking for an ophthalmologist, and we respect how
important of a decision it is to choose the right doctor for you and your family’s eye care needs. We take pride
in the high standard of care we strive to provide our patients each day and are confident
we will meet or exceed all your expectations.


It is our mission to provide our patients with the most advanced and comprehensive eye care available, and there are numerous reasons why Dr. Schottenstein is recognized as a leader in providing high quality ophthalmic care to the residents of New York City, including:

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Dr. Edwin Schottenstein has treated thousands of patients since 1985 with the highest quality of eye care and stays up-to-date with the latest advancements in the field by participating in many hours of continuing education courses. He has completed extensive training and has experience in providing comprehensive eye care for patients of all ages from infants to seniors.

Dr. Schottenstein and his team are dedicated to treating their patients like family! We provide each patient with the compassionate and personalized eye care they come to expect and deserve. We take the time necessary to answer any questions you may have to ensure you have the necessary information to make an informed decision about your treatment. We will create a customized treatment plan to meet your individual needs and desires.

Dr. Schottenstein is careful, conservative and thorough in his approach to delivering high quality eye care. He firmly believes that for many, there are alternative treatment methods available to preserve and restore optimum vision. Surgery is only considered if absolutely necessary.

We believe that good ophthalmic care begins with open communication. We promise to speak candidly with you about symptoms, our diagnosis, alternative treatments that may exist, and our recommendations. We want to ensure you are thoroughly informed so you can make an educated decision about your treatment. Working together, we achieve a true partnership, with one common goal – keeping your eyes healthy and your vision as clear and sharp as possible.

Our office is equipped with the most state-of-the-art technology available to assist is in delivering optimal care for our patients. We utilize a full range of the most advanced technologies, including digital photography, Optical Coherence Tomography, ultrasound technology, lifestyle intraocular lenses and Argon and Yag laser technology, just to name a few. We are confident that our years of experience and expertise coupled with these technologies will ensure our patients receive the best possible treatment results.

Dr. Schottenstein and his team of professionals are committed to staying on the cutting-edge of the latest advancements in the field of ophthalmology. Our top priority is to ensure you receive the highest standard of eye care available and keeping abreast of the latest developments in the field.

Dr. Schottenstein is experienced in providing comprehensive eye care for patients of all ages, including infants, children, adolescents, adults and seniors. We are committed to providing the compassionate and individualized care you expect and deserve.

We are proud to offer the latest treatments and technologies available to treat cataract patients. With a full range of intraocular lenses available, Dr. Schottenstein will be able to create a personalized treatment plan that will help restore your vision, so you can have a better quality of life.

We offer a wide variety of intraocular lens implants (IOLs) to restore your vision after cataract surgery. If you are comfortable with using glasses or contact lenses, then monofocal lens implants may be suitable for you, but if you would prefer freedom from the dependency of corrective lenses, consider multifocal lenses. We also have IOLs available for astigmatism. Let Dr. Schottenstein help you gain back clear vision with the IOL that is right for your lifestyle!

Dealing with glaucoma can be a difficult process. Dr. Schottenstein and his team of professionals are skilled in providing the highest standard of glaucoma care available in a comfortable and compassionate environment. We believe that our precise combination of highly skilled staff, cutting-edge technology and time-proven treatment methods will help you prevent loss of sight by glaucoma.

Unfortunately, with diabetes, patients are at higher risk for developing eye diseases that cause vision loss. Dr. Schottenstein is dedicated to educating his diabetic patients about diabetic retinopathy and steps they can take to prevent this sight-threatening disease. We utilize the latest treatments and technologies available to prevent and manage this disease.

Dry eyes can be irritating and bothersome. Dryness can also be dangerous to your eyes, making them   vulnerable to certain infections or injury. We provide the latest treatments available to help treat dry eye syndrome.

In addition to providing the highest level of ophthalmic care, Dr. Schottenstein has years of experience in cosmetic eye care. From blepharoplasty to Botox®, we can help you not only improve your vision, but enhance your natural beauty as well.

We are centrally located to serve the needs of patients living in New York City. From pediatric eye care services and routine eye exams to cataract surgery and glaucoma therapy, Dr. Schottenstein and his skilled team of professionals are experienced and equipped to provide you with the level of eye care you expect and deserve – all at one location!

Quality Ophthalmology For
The Upper West Side & Chelsea

The ophthalmology office of Dr. Edwin M. Schottenstein is outfitted with the latest technology and equipment to ensure that your eye care needs are met. We have the most advanced analysis tools to determine the presence and/or severity of every eye condition, from cataracts and glaucoma, to astigmatism, diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration. If you’ve noticed a change in your vision, frequent blurry vision throughout the day, floaters in your line of site or simply haven’t been to an eye doctor or ophthalmologist in a few years, it’s time to have your eyes checked to ensure your vision is healthy.

We invite you to take a tour of our office by clicking through the office tour photo slideshow below.

Contact Your Upper West Side NYC Ophthalmologist Today

If you would like to make an appointment for cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic eye care or simply for a contact lens fitting, contact us today. We are happy to schedule an appointment at your earliest convenience.