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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Department of Ophthalmology

Retina Service

photo of retina and diagram cross-section of retina

The University Ophthalmic Consultants' Retina Service offers comprehensive medical and surgical management for a large variety of vitreoretinal conditions which include diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, retinal vascular occlusions, infectious retinopathy (including HIV), ocular inflammation (uveitis), inherited retinal diseases, epiretinal membranes, macular holes, retinal tears and detachment, proliferative vitreoretinopathy, as well as lens dislocations and scleral-fixated intraocular lenses.

The service maintains a fully-equipped retina surgical suite. The service maintains an operating room equipped to manage all vitreoretinal surgical conditions. All instruments are state of the art and fully up to date with the latest technology.

Diagnostic Testing

The Retina Service is equipped to provide:

  • Wide-field (Optos) Photography
  • Wide-field angiography (FA and ICGA)
  • B-scan ultrasonography
  • HD Spectral Domain OCT
  • Retinal OCT angiography (OCTA) 

Contact Us

For further information, or to make a referral or schedule an appointment, please call:

University Ophthalmic Consultants at Brooklyn Heights
phone: (718) 780-1530
fax: (718) 780-1258
185 Montague Street, 7th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201

SUNY Downstate Eye Center at Midwood
phone: (718) 270-1714
fax: (718) 270-8922
2171 Nostrand Avenue @ Flatbush
Brooklyn, NY 11210

University Ophthalmic Consultants at Joralemon Street - Retina Only
phone: (718) 596-6800
142 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Physician Staff

Ilya Leskov, MD, PhD – Patients seen at Brooklyn Heights and Midwood

Eric Shrier, DO – Patients seen at Brooklyn Heights, Midwood and Joralemon Street