Dry Eye Remedy Author

Robert Latkany, M.D., a board-certified ophthalmologist, is the founder and director of the Dry Eye Clinic at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary as well as the Dry Eye Center of New York, the first center in the area devoted to dry eye disorders. He is actively involved in dry eye research and lectures internationally. He graduated from Columbia University and the Boston University School of Medicine, and now lives and practices in New York City.

Curriculum Vitae

Robert A. Latkany, M.D.

Address: Physician Eyecare of NY
Dry Eye Center of New York
150 East 32nd Street #102
New York, NY 10016
212-689-2020

Phillips Eye Center
619 River Drive
Elmwood Park, NJ 07407
201-796-2020

Dry Eye Center of New York
3020 West Westchester Avenue
Purchase, NY 10577
212-689-2020

Deep Blue See, Inc
P.O. Box 373
Rye, NY 10580
Web site provides information and healthy eye care products


Websites: DryEyeDoctor.com
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Email: DryEyeDoctor
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Education:
Columbia University
New York, NY
Degree: B.A. Biology

Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, MA
Degree: M.D.

Post-Graduate Training NYU Downtown Hospital, New York, NY
Internal Medicine Internship

The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary, New York, NY
Ophthalmology Residency and Chief Resident

Appointments:
Laser and Corneal Surgery Associates/ The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary
Cornea/External Disease, Cataract and Refractive Surgery Fellowship
Mark G. Speaker, M.D., Ph.D., Director

Associate Adjunct Surgeon, New York Eye & Ear Infirmary
Assistant Professor New York Medical College
Cornea/Dry Eye Director, Phillips Eye Center, New Jersey
Founder and Director The Dry Eye Clinic New York Eye & Ear Infirmary
Founder and Director Dry Eye Center of New York
Founder and President, Deep Blue See, Inc

Professional Memberships:
American Academy of Ophthalmology
New York State Ophthalmological Society
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery
International Society for Refractive Surgery
Ocular Tear Film Society
NY State Medical Society

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Academy of Ophthalmology
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
VISX/Autonomous/Hansatome/Intacs/Custom VISX/Custom Autonomous/Crystalens

Publications:
R Latkany
The Dry Eye Remedy
Hatherleigh Press
March 2007

R Latkany
Tetracyclines for Ocular Surface Disease
Chapter in Antibiotics for the Eye 2007

M Khalil, R Latkany, M Speaker
Punctal plugs in low refractive errors post refractive surgery
Accepted for publication 2006 Cornea

R Latkany
Is It Dry Eyes or Allergies: A Diagnostic Dilemma
Chapter in Allergic Conjunctivitis November 2006

M Khalil, R Latkany, Chokshi A, M Speaker
Prospective Evaluation of Latkany Myopic Regression Formula
Submitted Jun 2006

Chokshi A, R Latkany
Letter to the Editor, Iol Formulas
Accepted Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery 2006

Chokshi A, R Latkany
Hyperopic Regression Formula
Submitted Jul 2006

R Latkany, M Speaker
Tear Normalization Test: A New Test to Diagnose Dry Eyes
Accepted for publication Cornea 2006

R Latkany, B Lock, M Speaker
Lagophthalmos: Review and Classification
Ocular Surface, Jan 2006

R Latkany
Patent Pending “Latkany Regression Formula”
Determining Accurate IOLs post Refractive Surgery 2005

R Latkany, T Du
PRK performed on a patient with Nickel allergy using only plastic instruments
Journal of Refractive Surgery 2006 February;22:2-3.

R Latkany
Dry Eyes and Visual Acuity, Chapter in Dry Eyes 2006

M Khalil, R Latkany, M Speaker
Effect of Punctal Plugs in Patients with Low Refractive Errors
Considering Refractive Surgery, Submitted Jun 2006 Journal of Refractive Surgery

M Nilforoushan, R Latkany, M Speaker
Effect of Artificial Tears on Visual Acuity
American Journal of Ophthalmology, November 2005

M Nilforoushan, M Speaker, R Latkany
Traumatic Flap Dislocation 4 years after LASIK
Journal Cataract Refractive Surgery August 2005

R. Latkany, A. Chokshi, B. Soloway, M. Speaker
Comparison of Intraocular Lens Calculations in Refractive Surgery Patients
Journal Cataract Refractive Surgery 2005 March 31(3): 562-570

R. Latkany, F. Haq, M. Speaker
Advanced epithelial ingrowth 6 months after laser in-situ keratomileusis
Journal Cataract Refractive Surgery 2004 April 30(4): 929-931

Bertolucci A, Latkany RA, Gentile RC, Rosen RB
Hemi-retinal artery occlusion associated with sexual activity and sildenafil citrate (Viagra)
Acta. Opthal. Scand 2003 Apr. 81(2): 198:200

Kupersmith MJ, Latkany R, Homel P
Development of generalized disease at 2 years in patients with ocular myasthenia gravis
Arch Neurol 2003 Feb 60 (2) 243-8

M. Speaker, F. Haq, R. Latkany
Postkeratoplasty astigmatism
Chapter in Cornea 2004 Krachmer et al

R. Latkany, A. Tsuk, Min-Shyan Sheu, Ih-Hoing Loh, V. Trinkaus-Randall
Plasma surface modification of artificial corneas for optimal epithelialization.
Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, pg. 29-37, vol 36 (1), July 1997.

E. Timm, A. Lombardi, R. Latkany, M. Remacle, M. Reding
Computerized tomographic localization of stroke does not predict ambulation recovery following stroke.
Clinical Research, January 1992.

Licensure:
New York
New Jersey

Professional Appointments:
Associate Adjunct Surgeon NY Eye & Ear
Assistant Professor New York Medical College

Featured:
2006
EyeWorld: Omega 3 Fatty Acids

Speaking Points for Dry Eye Patients

EyeWorld: New IOL formula post Refractive Surgery

EyeWorld: Glasses and nighttime relief for Dry Eyes

2005
Orlando Sentinel/Columbia New Service/Times argus: Fish Oil and Dry Eyes

Ophthalmology Management February : Taking on Dry Eye

Ocular Surgery News: Dry Eye Test is simple and reliable

Ocular Surgery News: Dry Eyewear; Glasses and Goggles

EyeWorld: Tool Time: Plugs and Presbyopic Patients

Presentations
2006
Latkany Regression formula in Previously Hyperopic Patients
ASCRS 2006

Prospective Analysis Latkany Regression formula in Myopia
ASCRS 2006

Cornea & External Disease Board Review Course
New York 2006

2005
Presbyopia and Plugs
R Latkany ASCRS 2005
Tear Normalization Test: A new test to diagnose dry eyes
R Latkany ASCRS 2005 voted BEST PAPER

2004
Effects of Artificial Tears on Visual Acuity

R Latkany
Ocular Tear Film Society
Fajardo, Puerto Rico

2003-2006
Dry Eyes for the Eye Doctor

R. Latkany
Phillips Eye Center
Elmwood Park, NJ

2003
Ophthalmology for the internist

R. Latkany
New York, NY

2002
Treatment of LASIK Striae: A New Technique

R. Latkany, M. Speaker
ASCRS meeting , Philadelphia, PA

LASEK
R. Latkany
Phillips Eye Center
Elwood Park, NJ

2001
LASIK Complications: Late Striae

R. Latkany, M. Speaker
Reinventing yourself as a Refractive Surgeon: Internet works best for me
R. Latkany
ISRS Refractive Symposium, New Orleans, LA

Advances in Cataract Surgery
R. Latkany
TLC The Laser Centers, Manhattan
New York, NY

Ocular Myasthenia Gravis: Effects of Prednisone and Edrophonium
R. Latkany, M.J. Kupersmith
ARVO
Fort Lauderdale, FL

2000
Medical Management of Glaucoma
R. Latkany
New York State Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting
New York, NY

Ocular Myasthenia Gravis Management
R. Latkany, S. Borohovich, M.J. Kupersmith
ARVO
Fort Lauderdale, FL

1999
Compliance with Eyedrop Therapy: A Practical Method Using Drop Weight
R. Latkany, R. Gentile, J. Milite
ARVO
Fort Lauderdale, FL

1997
New color testing in patients on antituberculosis regimen
R. Latkany, V. Greenstein
ARVO
Fort Lauderdale, FL