Weill Cornell Medicine Opthamology

1305 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA

(646) 962-2020(646) 962-2020

Dr. Edward Lai, MD


New York, NY

In-network insurances:

Aetna, Cigna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Medicaid, Medicare, Oxford, POMCO, United Healthcare, EyeMed (Vision)

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Voro score

100% recommended

2 out of 2 patients recommend this doctor after their visit.


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Welcome! When you visit our office at Weill Cornell Medicine, your eye health is my top priority. My entire team is dedicated to providing you with compassionate, personalized eye care. I am a true believer that excellence in performing eye care is derived from both education and experience. My team and I strive to keep current on the latest techniques and standards so we can provide you with the best care and the most optimal results. I offer a variety of general ophthalmology, cornea, and refractive surgery treatments to help restore and maintain your optimal vision health. Some of these eye care services include: comprehensive eye examinations, cataract surgery, LASIK surgery, dry eyes, treatment of various corneal disease.



Tufts University School of Medicine, MD, 2003
Brown University, ScB, 1997




Weill Cornell Medical School, 2008 (fellowship)
New York University, 2007 (residency)
Manhattan Eye & Ear Infirmary, 2007 (residency)
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How was your experience with the doctor?Visited Dr. Lai as a second opinion to an optometrist visit. Dr. Lai is a friendly professional and clear in his assessments. Dr. Lai set me straight on why I didn't need glasses, and gave me some helpful tips for eye care as I get older. Highly recommend.
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How was your experience with the doctor?Very conservative and honest in terms of eye treatment