Personal Statement
Dr. Mark Speaker was one of the first surgeons in New York to become involved in Laser Vision Correction & LASIK. He has performed thousands of LASIK procedures since 1994, as well as other refractive procedures and corneal transplants, making him one of the most experienced surgeons in the New York area. Dr. Speaker has also performed LASIK on his wife and brother which is a testimony to his confidence in the procedure.
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I am wondering if I am a good candidate for lasik eye surgery with a medical history of psoriasis I have worn glasses and contacts for over 20 plus years.

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  • Cataracts
  • LASIK - Laser Eye Surgeons
  • Ophthalmologists
  • Corneal and Refractive Surgery Fellowship,
    Wills Eye Hospital
  • Chief Resident, Resident in Ophthalmology,
    The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary
  • Internship in General Surgery,
    Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
  • M.D. and Ph.D.,
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Affiliation
    Academic and Professional Experience and Affiliations
  • Program Chairperson,
    International Society of Refractive Surgery 2001 Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, New York Medical College
  • New York Regional Medical Director,
    TLC, The Laser Center
  • Member, Board of Directors,
    Castroviejo Corneal Society
  • Member, Program Committee,
    American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Director, Corneal Service,
    Department of Ophthalmology, The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary - 1992-98
  • Director of Resident Training,
    Department of Ophthalmology. The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary - 1987-92

    Publications and Lectures
  • Dr. Speaker is the author of dozens of scientific papers, book chapters and monographs. He lectures extensively in this country and abroad.

    Honors, Awards & Certifications
  • National Institutes of Health Medical Scientist Training Program
  • Alpha Omega Alpha National Honors Society
  • Founder, International Cornea Study Group
  • VISX Star Surgeon awarded to the top Excimer Laser surgeons in the United States
  • Wilfred Fry Lecturer, Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia
  • Senior Honor Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Financing

    There are several different financing options that make LASIK affordable.
    Please call 212-832-2020 for more information on financing.
    Finance options are through MBNA or Care Credit. Both have interest free time periods ranging from 90 to 360 days. The credit application is done over the phone, takes a few minutes, and the approval decision is usually made immediately.
    We accept all major credit cards, checks (must be certified), and cash.

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