Sajjad Akhtar, MD
Dr. Sajjad Akhtar is a Board certified Ophthalmologist. He finished his training from New York University and Manhattan Eye and Ear Hospital in New York. Dr. Akhtar has performed thousands of Ophthalmic surgical procedures. He has authored a numbers of scientific papers and has presented his work at national and international level. He invented a new instrument to measure eye pressure more accurately. A patent was awarded to him for this invention.We believe that latest technology is essential in achieving high standard of care. The practice has invested in latest technology like the femto second laser and Visx S4 with iris registration for LASIK. In fact we are the only practice in Brooklyn and Queens to have these lasers in our office. We have also invested in latest 3D Optovue laser camera for early detection of Glaucoma and management of diabetic eye disease.
Beth Summers, O.D., MS.
Her graduate research work included hypertension screening. She completed externship training at St. Albans VA Hospital, specializing in ocular diseases, Ezra Medical Center specializing in pediatrics and vision therapy evaluations and training. She also completed internship training in various specialty clinics including hard-to-fit specialty contact lenses, low vision, neuro-ophthalmic diseases, glaucoma, retina and other ocular diseases.
Dr. Summers is passionate about health care. She has served as the president of the SUNY Student Chapter of the American Public Health Association (APHA), and was awarded student fellowship of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO).
Dr. Summers received her baccalaureate degree in Biology from Stern College (New York City, New York), where she graduated summa cum laude.
Dr. Summers speaks English and conversational Spanish.