Dr. Richard J Mackool, MD - Reviews

Ophthalmology Astoria, NY

About Dr. Richard J Mackool MD

Dr. Richard J Mackool, MD is a doctor primarily located in Astoria, NY. Their specialties include Ophthalmology.

Dr. Mackool has received 2 awards.


Get Directions Mackool Eye Institute Laser Center LLC 3127 41st St Astoria, NY 11103


Dr. Richard J Mackool 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. Richard J Mackool has the following 11 expertise

  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Pain
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Eye Exam
  • Cataract
  • Glaucoma
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Refractive Surgical Procedures
  • Blindness
  • Vision Issues


2 Awards

  • 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.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2014, 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.


New York University


New York University School Of Medicine

Medical School

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More about Dr. Richard J Mackool

-Originator and Developer of the first combined microsurgical system capable of performing both phacoemulsification and either posterior or anterior segment vitrectomy (The Mackool/Heslin Ocusystem). -Performed first human implantation of an acrylica intraocular lens. -Originator and Developer of the Microseal and Mackool Phacoemulsification Systems.

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