Christopher Starr, MD
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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolMedical: MD, Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY, 1998
Undergraduate: BS in Geology and Biology, Brown University, Providence, RI, 1993
Post-Medical School TrainingInternship: Internal Medicine, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY, 1999
Johns Hopkins University, Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore, MD
Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA, 2002
Fellowship: Department of Cornea, Cataract, and Refractive Surgery, 2003
Treatments offered at Weil Cornell Eye Associates
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After surface ablation procedures such as LASEK & PRK the cornea typically appears perfectly normal once the initial healing phase ends.... READ MORE
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The short answer is yes, it is very likely you could undergo a re-treatment or enhancement procedure. You must, however, be carefully screened by your... READ MORE
My personal rule of thumb on this is 'the longer the better.' Two weeks is the absolute minimum for soft contact lenses and some will... READ MORE
If you are having new floaters then you should see your ophthalmologist as soon as possible for a full dilated retinal exam. Floaters can be a symptom... READ MORE
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