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Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD is selected to be the first cataract surgeon in the country to launch EyePoint Pharmaceutical’s FDA-approved DEXYCU (dexamethasone intraocular suspension) 9% to improve post-operative cataract surgery patient compliance.

Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD  of Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island (“OCLI”), Ophthalmic Consultants of Connecticut (“OCC”), Spectrum Vision Partners (“SVP”) managed practices, often sought for his expertise and innovation in the field of Ophthalmology, has successfully performed the first Cataract Surgery in the United States, utilizing FDA approved DEXYCU™ (dexamethasone intraocular suspension) 9%, at Island …

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Ophthalmic Consultants Of Long Island (OCLI) Welcomes Retina Specialist Dr. Peter M. Brennen

Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island (“OCLI”), a Spectrum Vision Partners (“SVP”) managed practice, today announced the addition of Peter M. Brennen, MD,  a specialist in medical and surgical diseases of the retina, vitreous, and macula. Beginning March 1, 2019, Dr. Brennen will practice from OCLI’s Manhasset, Plainview, and Huntington – Jericho Turnpike offices. Dr. Brennen …

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Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island (OCLI), one of the largest independent ophthalmology practices in the region, joins Healthix

Leveraging HIE helps providers manage quality measures, including diabetic eye care.   OCLI, a growing multi-location ophthalmology practice and center of excellence, has partnered with Healthix, the largest public health information exchange (HIE) in the nation. OCLI’s practitioners, some of the most respected physicians in the region, have earned their reputations as innovators who embrace …

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Nancy Fairbrother named Chief Growth Officer – announcement from Tom Burke, CEO

I am pleased to announce a change of role and corresponding title for Nancy Fairbrother, who will take on the expanded responsibilities of Chief Growth Officer for Spectrum Vision Partners (SVP) and our affiliates. In this role, Nancy supports our doctors to identify growth needs and opportunities. She will be working with the Clinical Governance …

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Respected Valley Stream office of Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island Moves to Larger Space

Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island (OCLI), a Spectrum Vision Partners managed practice, has relocated its Valley Stream office to a new, larger space at 70 East Sunrise Highway, Suite 400, Valley Stream, NY 11581. The new location will enable the practice to better serve the needs of its patients. According to Gerard D’Aversa, MD, “After …

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Ophthalmic Consultants of Connecticut Featured in Cover Story for Patient Care in Ophthalmic Professional Magazine

The physicians and staff of OCC have recently been featured as the cover story for the January/February 2019 issue of Ophthalmic Professional magazine.  The focus of the article is revealed in the title, "Treating the Entire Patient."  Throughout the feature, various OCC team members are afforded the opportunity to share how they are integral in …

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THE MACKOOL EYE INSTITUTE AND NEW YORK EYE SURGERY CENTER SIGN LETTERS OF INTENT RELATED TO A TRANSACTION WITH OPHTHALMIC CONSULTANTS OF LONG ISLAND AND SPECTRUM VISION PARTNERS

GARDEN CITY, NY, (12/20/18) — The Mackool Eye Institute and Laser Center and affiliated entities, Astoria, NY, and New York Eye Surgery Center and affiliated entities, Bronx, NY, are pleased to announce that they have executed Letters of Intent (“LOI”) relating to a potential transaction with Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island (OCLI) and the related …

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Eye Institute of New York Joins Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island (OCLI) to Provide Expanded and Improved Patient Care

New York, NY, (December 10, 2018)— Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island (“OCLI”), a Spectrum Vision Partners (SVP) managed practice, today announced it will be adding the respected eye care team of Peter J. Breingan, MD, Richard DeLuca, MD, and Lauren Wolitzer, OD, of Eye Institute of New York. The doctors will maintain their current Manhattan …

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