Naomi Hayashi, MD and Kichiemon Asoma, MD specialize in gentle eye exams as caring, attentive physicians. Zeiss high definition retinal camera, OCT optic nerve and macula camera, Visual field analyzer with Sita Fast technology and more...
Medical insurance accepted: Medicare, GHI, 1199...In-network with some of the medical insurance plans of BCBS (including United Nations Employee plans), Cigna, Aetna, United Healthcare, Oxford, Multiplan, Healthfirst 65, Elderplan.
United Nations employee BCBS medical insurance is accepted.
Dr. Naomi Hayashi
graduated at the top of her class from Princeton University
. She taught English in Kurashiki, Japan through Princeton-in-Asia. She then attended Cornell University (Weill Medical College)
for her medical degree. During her residency training at New York Presbyterian Hospital
, she was selected for the "Distinguished Housestaff Officer Award
" two years in a row. She served as the Chief Resident for Ophthalmic Surgery. Dr. Naomi Hayashi has been practicing since 2002, and is skilled in the latest surgical and laser techniques. She is affiliated with New York Eye and Ear Infirmary (Mount Sinai), Manhattan Eye and Ear, New York University (NYU), Lenox Hill Hospital (Northwell).
Dr. Kichiemon Asoma
speaks Japanese and English fluently. He went to college at Columbia University and graduated in 1999 majoring in neuroscience. He completed medical school and ophthalmology residency at SUNY Downstate, where he won the Excellence in Ophthalmology award 3 years in a row from 2003 to 2005, and was selected to be Chief Resident. Currently Dr. Asoma is also a Clinical Assistant Professor at SUNY. He is board certified in ophthalmology, and also has specialized training in Laser Refractive Eye Surgery (LASIK, PRK, LASEK) and corneal transplants, both traditional and new thin-laser DSAEK.
Dr. Naomi Hayashi and Dr. Kichiemon Asoma offer gentle exams and treatments for: Cataracts, Glaucoma, Exam specialized for Diabetes, Hypertension, Dry eyes, Red eyes, Itchy eyes, Burning sensation in eyes, Sandy feeling in eyes, Blepharitis, Contact lenses, Glasses, Laser Refractive Eye Surgery (LASIK, PRK, LASEK), Presbyopic intraocular lenses (Synfony, Restor), Eyelid or Eye growths and styes. Astigmatism and keratoconus screening. Floaters, Macular degeneration, Macular pucker, Retinal tears, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Plaquenil use. Light sensitivity, Pressure around the eyes, Migraines. Drivers vision exams.