Tal Raviv, MD

An International Expert in Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Tal Raviv, MD, FACS is an experienced and recognized ophthalmologist, cataract and refractive surgeon, national thought leader, and teacher. As founder and medical director of Eye Center of New York, Dr. Raviv offers state-of-the-art technologies in laser refractive cataract surgery, advanced lens implants, and bladeless LASIK. Dr. Raviv was one of the first doctors in New York to use the Femtosecond laser for the highest precision in cataract surgery. He frequently contributes to local news broadcasts about the latest medical innovations.

Dr. Raviv is a highly regarded cataract and refractive surgeon. He serves on the editorial boards of two industry trade magazines, has served on the programming committees of regional and national meetings, lectures internationally on emerging cataract and refractive surgery technologies, consults for the latest ophthalmology technology companies, and is clinical associate professor of Ophthalmology at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai where he teaches residents.

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Recent Publications & Presentations

EyeWorld interviews Dr. Tal Raviv about Astigmatism and Cataracts

During the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) annual meeting in LA this year, EyeWorld interviewed Dr. Raviv about his presentation in one of the featured symposiums on ‘astigmatism…

What Footgear do Cataract Surgeons Wear when Operating?

From The May/June Issue of Millennial Eye Dr. Tal Raviv interviewed leading ophthalmic surgeons on what foot wear they use in the operating room.  Since cataract surgeons have to control two…

Dr. Raviv travels to Prague to present at annual European meeting of AECOS (American-European Congress of Ophthalmic Surgery)

Prague was the setting for the 2017 annual European congress of AECOS, where a highly regarded group of international ophthalmic surgeons met to discuss the latest advancements in LASIK and refractive…

Telerefraction – Will telehealth startups disrupt in-office refraction?

Dr. Raviv reviews the startups tackling the century old in office refraction.
Several startups have recently arisen to digitize, and possibly supersede, the 100 year old, in-office phoropter-based refraction. “Which is better? one or two?” may be a phrase of the past if these startups have their way. But accuracy, reproducibility and other regulatory challenges need to be overcome.

Cosmetic Iris Implant Complications

Wendy Lee, MD interviews Tal Raviv MD, FACS about the dangers of cosmetic iris implants. Tal Raviv, MD, discusses complications of unapproved cosmetic iris implants such as Bright Ocular. Dr.…

Femtosecond Laser for Complex Cataracts – When to use it and when not to.

Below is an excerpt from Dr. Raviv’s published article in the February edition of Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today about laser cataract surgery for complex cataracts. Femtosecond lasers for cataract…

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