With years of experience, our ophthalmology team will assess you and create a custom recovery plan that’s right for you. We understand the importance of your eyesight so we give you a comprehensive diagnosis and treatment so that you can heal quickly. Our experienced professionals put your healing needs first. We are proud to provide a high-quality level of customer service, medical experience, and commitment to better vision in all our clients.
Dr. Panus RomsaitongOphthalmologist
Dr. Panus Romsaitong is an ophthalmic surgeon and comprehensive ophthalmologist board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He completed his undergraduate studies at New York University and received his medical degree at New York Medical College. His internship at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Bridgeport, CT was followed by residency training at St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Centers of New York and a fellowship in medical retina at NYU Medical Center, which he completed in 1999.
Dr. Panus Romsaitong is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Flushing Hospital Medical Center, Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, Northwell Health Hospital, and Northwell Health Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He has been practicing at the Elmhurst office since 2011. His patient base ranges from kids as young as 5 years old to geriatrics.
Dr. Sevada Hakobyan Optometrist
Dr. Hakobyan is a board-certified and New York State licensed Doctor of Optometry, who provides comprehensive eye care at Visual Ophthalmology Services.
Dr. Hakobyan was born and raised in Armenia. After graduating from high school, he earned his medical degree at Yerevan State Medical University. He then completed his ophthalmology residency at Malayan’s Eye Center (Yerevan, Armenia). While working as a general ophthalmologist in Armenia, Dr. Hakobyan did several short-term fellowships in India, Poland, Austria, Russia, Ukraine, and USA in the field of ophthalmic plastic surgery, general ophthalmology, neuro-ophthalmology, and contact lenses.
After moving to the United States in 2011, Dr. Hakobyan joined REDIARC (Retinal Diseases Image Analysis Reading Center) team of Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at University Hospitals (Cleveland, Ohio). He worked as a Senior Retinal Analyst providing image analysis and evaluation for a variety of retinal diseases, including clinical trials in age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and retinal vascular diseases. In the periods from 2017 to 2019, Dr. Hakobyan completed the Advance Standing Program at SUNY College of Optometry (New York, NY). During his clinical rotations, he worked in a wide range of different settings, such as fast-paced private practices, research-oriented university hospitals, as well as disease-focused VA hospital settings.
- Cataract Surgery
- Comprehensive Eye Care
- Primary Eye Care
- Pediatric Eye Care
- Ocular Disease
- Cornea/Contact Lenses
- Low Vision Care
- Ophthalmic Imaging
- Dry Eyes
Dr. Pamela ArnettOptometrist
Dr. Arnett is a licensed optometric glaucoma and ocular disease specialist who is therapeutically certified. She was an Intel Science Talent Search semifinalist, and after completing her undergraduate studies at New York University under the Presidential Honors scholars program, with honors, she received her Doctorate of Optometry from the New England College of Optometry. During her clinical education, she completed externships with emphasis in ocular disease and glaucoma treatment and management at Hudson Valley VA Hospital and Northport VA Hospital. She completed a primary care externship at Codman Square Health Center in Dorchester, MA, with emphasis in ocular disease and pediatrics. She further completed a cornea and specialty contact lens rotation at New England Eye, and a low vision rehabilitation rotation at Jamaica Plains VA Medical Center. Dr. Arnett’s clinical interests include primary care, pediatrics, punctal plugs and contact lens fittings including specialty GPs and toric/astigmatic lenses. She is a member of the NYS Optometric Association, NJ Society of Optometric Physicians and American Optometric Association.
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