Edmund P. Farris, MD, an Ophthalmologist with Hudson Valley Eye Associates

Get to know Ophthalmologist Dr. Edmund P. Farris, who serves patients in Hawthorne, New York.

Dr. Farris, a board-certified ophthalmologist and a fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist, has been in practice since 1997. He works at Hudson Valley Eye Associates in Hawthorne, New York.

Founded in 1982, Hudson Valley Eye Associates is dedicated to providing complete eye care, from routine eye examinations to complex corrective surgeries. Patients of all ages will find they can trust Hudson Valley Eye Associates’ board-certified ophthalmologists, among the top in Westchester County, to not only provide state-of-the-art medical care utilizing advanced diagnostic equipment, but also to do so with a genuine commitment to their health and well-being. As one of Westchester County’s leading comprehensive practices exclusively dedicated to eye health, Hudson Valley Eye Associates conducts comprehensive exams to accurately detect eye disease or other abnormalities early, often before they present any symptoms. 

The doctor’s practice is focused on glaucoma subspecialty work, but he welcomes general ophthalmology patients as well. He is proud to offer his patients the best in the diagnosis and management of all types of glaucoma and associated ocular conditions, and has performed thousands of procedures during his 20 years of practice. In addition, he performs intense pulse light therapy for dry eye and numerous cosmetic applications, and has performed Botox injections for facial rejuvenation for over 15 years.

Throughout his academic career, Dr. Farris received his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and his medical degree from the Medical College of Ohio, where he was named to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He then completed his residency in ophthalmology at New York Medical College, where he served as chief resident. This was followed by a glaucoma fellowship at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine. 

In recognition of his clinical competence, he is board-certified through the American Board of Ophthalmology, whose mission is to serve the public by improving the quality of ophthalmic practice through a process of certification and Maintenance of Certification that fosters excellence and encourages continual learning.

A Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a Fellow of the American Glaucoma Society, Dr. Farris has served as the Director of Glaucoma Services at Metropolitan Hospital, Bellevue Hospital, and the Manhattan VA. He holds the title of Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at New York University, where he has helped train over 100 resident ophthalmologists. 

Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery, which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. Ophthalmologists are experts in the diseases, functions, and anatomy of the eye. They may provide routine care such as vision testing, as well as prescribe and fit eyeglasses or contact lenses. However, ophthalmologists are also surgeons. They repair traumatic injuries to the eye and perform cataract, glaucoma, and corneal surgery. 

With extensive  knowledge and skills in his defined role, Dr. Farris has lectured extensively throughout the country on numerous topics related to glaucoma and his scientific papers have been published in national and international journals. He is proud to have been named among the Best Doctors in America as well as one of America’s Top Ophthalmologists on numerous occasions. He is a consultant to major ophthalmic pharmaceutical companies, helping to further advance the medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma.

Learn More about Dr. Edmund P. Farris:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/146431-Edmund-Farris-Ophthalmologist or through Hudson Valley Eye Associates, https://www.hawthorne-eyedoctors.com/eye-doctors-hawthorne.html 

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