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 Center for Ocular Tear Film Disorders, 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 in and practices in the New York area.

Curriculum Vitae

Robert A. Latkany, M.D.

NEW YORK CITY LOCATION
Center for Ocular Tear Film Disorders
150 East 32nd Street #102
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 212-689-2020
Fax: 212-689-2954
Email: Relief@DryEyeDoctor.com

PURCHASE, NY LOCATION
Center for Ocular Tear Film Disorders
3010 Westchester Ave #108
Purchase, NY 10577
Phone: 914-967-4400
Fax: 914-967-6416
Email: Relief@DryEyeDoctor.com

Website provides information and healthy eye care products


Website: DryEyeDoctor.com

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:

Lifitegrast Ophthalmic Solution 5% versus Placebo for the Treatment of Dry Eye Disease.
Tauber J, Kerpecki P, Latkany R et al.
Ophthalmology 2015,Dec 122(12):2423-31.

Current and Emergency Therapeutic Strategies for the treatment of Meibomian Gland Dysfunction
Thode A, Latkany R.
Drugs. 2015 Jul;75(11):1177-85.

Diagnosis of dry eye disease and Emerging Technologies
Zeev MS, Miller DD, Latkany, R.
Clin Ophthal 2014 Mar 20;8:581-590.

Sensitivity and Specificity of a point of care matrix metalloproteinase 9 immunoassay for diagnosing inflammation related to dry eye.
Sambursky R, Davitt WF, Latkany R et al JAMA Ophthalmol 2013.

Review of Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose ophthalmic inserts
Ngyugen T, Latkany R.
Clin Ophthalmal 20115;587-91 May 2011.

Retention rate of silicone punctal plugs placed by residents in a general clinic setting.
Parikh NB, Francis JH, Latkany R.
Ophthal Plast Reconst Surg 2010. Nov-Dec 26(6) 400-2.

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

2013

Comparison of artificial tears with cold compresses for treatment for dry eyes.
Gao A, Latkany R. Arvo 2013

Ocular Surface Disease Cases: Optometric Grand Rounds
Phillips Surgery Center (audience optometrists)

2012

Ocular Surface Disease Cases: Optometric Grand Rounds
Phillips Surgery Center (audience optometrists)

2011

Cornea & External Disease Board Review Course
New York 2011

Ocular Surface Disease Cases: Optometric Grand Rounds
Phillips Surgery Center (audience optometrists)

2010

Ocular Surface Disease Cases: Optometric Grand Rounds
Phillips Surgery Center (audience optometrists)

Cornea & External Disease Board Review Course
New York 2010

2009

Ocular Surface Disease Cases: Optometric Grand Rounds
Phillips Surgery Center (audience optometrists)

Cornea & External Disease Board Review Course
New York 2009

2008

Ocular Surface Disease Cases: Optometric Grand Rounds
Phillips Surgery Center (audience optometrists)

Cornea & External Disease Board Review Course
New York 2008

2007

Ocular Surface Disease Cases: Optometric Grand Rounds
Phillips Surgery Center (audience optometrists)

Cornea & External Disease Board Review Course
New York 2007

2006

Ocular Surface Disease Cases: Optometric Grand Rounds
Phillips Surgery Center (audience optometrists)
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

Ocular Surface Disease Cases: Optometric Grand Rounds
Phillips Surgery Center (audience optometrists)
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

Ocular Surface Disease Cases: Optometric Grand Rounds
Phillips Surgery Center (audience optometrists)

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

Ocular Surface Disease Cases: Optometric Grand Rounds
Phillips Surgery Center (audience optometrists)
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