Dr. Michael Ehrenhaus, known lovingly by his patients as “Dr Mike”, is a fellowship trained Cornea, Cataract and Refractive surgeon. He has trained with some of the world’s leading authorities on corneal transplants, corrective laser eye surgery (LASIK), and advanced complicated microsurgical cataract surgery.
Dr. Ehrenhaus is a SUNY Downstate Medical Center graduate, who continued his residency training in Ophthalmology at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers in Queens, New York. He then went on to complete an advanced fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at the University of California - Shiley Eye Center in La Jolla, California.
He has been involved in the care of thousands of patients who have undergone various forms of refractive eye surgery and has been trained on new advanced lasers and techniques that now make the procedures safer than ever, such as Sutureless Cornea Transplant, micro invasive Glaucoma Implant surgery, and bladeless LASIK, or IntraLasik. Dr. Ehrenhaus is one of only a handful of surgeons certified and trained to perform IntraLasik surgery in the Northeast.
Dr. Ehrenhaus’ training on corneal transplants ranges from the routine scheduled case to the acute emergency and even to the more technically challenging advanced combination cases. He manages them all with the same care and compassion needed by someone in his specialty.
Dr. Ehrenhaus is also an expert cataract surgeon, tackling both the routine and complex cases with precision, and utilizing the latest in microsurgical phacoemulsification technology.
He has published extensively within his specialty and has been invited to speak at local, national and international meetings. He actively participates in advanced research on cornea, cataract and refractive surgery and has multiple patents pending.
Dr. Ehrenhaus sees patients from not only the New York area, but all over the world. Patients have come from as far as France, Israel, Dominican Republic, Yemen, and South Africa. He is available at his private practice office, New York Cornea Consultants, in Bayside, NY, and is also available at the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Eye Center, in Flatbush, Brooklyn.