James Maisel, MD, FAAO Ophthalmology

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Ophthalmology Islandia, NY

About Dr James Maisel MD, FAAO

Dr James Maisel, MD, FAAO is a doctor primarily located in Islandia, NY, with another office in Hicksville, NY. They have 42 years of experience. Their specialties include Ophthalmology.

Dr Maisel has received 2 awards.

Patients' Choice AwardCompassionate Doctor Recognition


Dr James Maisel has 2 locations

Get Directions Retina Group of New York 1455 Veterans Memorial Hwy Islandia, NY 11749
Get Directions Retina Group of New York 400 S Oyster Bay Rd Suite 305 Hicksville, NY 11801


Dr James Maisel has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.

Specialty Expertise

Dr James Maisel has the following 45 expertise

  • Age Related Macular Degeneration Treatment
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
  • Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Cataract Evaluation And Surgical Co-management
  • Central Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Central Serous Retinopathy
  • Choroidal Neovascularization
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diabetic Retinopathy, Age-related Macular Degeneration (amd), Uveitis
  • Edema
  • Electroretinography (ERG)
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye & Vision Exams
  • Eye Conditions and trauma
  • Eye Diseases
  • Eye Trauma
  • Floaters And Flashes
  • Floaters in Eye and Flashing Lights
  • Fluorescein and ICG Angiography
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Testing
  • Laser Treatment for Diabetic Macular
  • Low Vision
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Degeneration Diagnosis And Treatment
  • Myopia
  • Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT)
  • Ocular Coherence Tomography Test (OCT Test)
  • Ocular Disease Treatment
  • Optic Nerve Tumors
  • Pharmacologic Retinal Treatment
  • Plaquenil Toxicity Screening
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Scleral Buckle
  • Second Opinions
  • Surgical Complications
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis, Diabetic Retinopathy, Laser Surgery And More
  • Visual Evoked Potential (vep)
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal and Laser Surgery
  • Vitreous Problems, Retina Problems (vitreoretinal Diseases), Diabetic Retinopathy And More


2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.


42 Years Experience

New York Med Coll- Valhalla New York

Graduated in 1978

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More about Dr James Maisel

Dr. Maisel, the founder of the Retina Group of New York, is a Board Certified ophthalmologist and Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology who completed his Dyson fellowship in vitreous and retinal surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. He served as a Corporate Advisory Board member for the Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Medical Advisory Board. He was also a member of the AAO Instrument and Device and Low Vision Committees and has received research grants from the U.S. Public Health Service and the National Institute of Health. Dr. Maisel represented the National Society to Prevent Blindness at the ANSI Z-80 committee where he helped establish many ophthalmic industry standards. He served as an editor of EyeCare Technology Magazine, authored numerous professional journal articles, and lectures nationally on retina, medical informatics and practice management topics. Dr. Maisel is also the chairman of ZyDoc Medical Transcription, a medical informatics company. In addition, he has been a clinical investigator, consultant, educator, and advisory board member for Pfizer, Novartis, EyeTech, TopCon, Genentech, Alimera, Regeneron and Allergan. Dr. Maisel specializes in diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, retinal tears, retinal detachment, retinal vein occlusion, uveitis, cataract surgery complications, eye injuries, floaters, flashing lights, and offers second opinions.

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