619 River Drive, Elmwood Park, NJ


Robert LatkanyRobert Latkany, M.D.

Specializing in:

Board Certified:


Medical School:





Cornea and Corneal Surgery, Dry Eye Therapy


Columbia University

Boston University School of Medicine

The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

Cornea and Refractive Surgery at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

American Academy of Ophthalmology, International Society for Refractive Surgery

The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

Robert Lakany, M.D. is a board certified corneal specialist and refractive surgeon. Dr. Latkany is a Columbia graduate who continued on to earn his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine. He served as the chief resident in ophthalmology while at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and continued there to pursue a fellowship in corneal/external disease and refractive surgery.

Dr. Latkany specializes in treating patients with dry eyes, blepharitis, pterygium, pingueculum, corneal ulcers, corneal scars, corneal swelling requiring corneal transplantation, stem cell deficiency, poorly healing epithelial defects (non-healing skin-defects in the eye) that may require amniotic membrane transplants, ocular rosacea, and styes.

Dr. Latkany is experienced in many refractive surgery procedures and has authored numerous scientific papers and publications. He is actively in dry eye research and lectures nationally and internationally. Dr. Latkany’s book, The Dry Eye Remedy, the first book ever written about dry eyes to the general public, sold almost 20,000 copies in the first year.

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