Flaum Eye Institute, New York

Flaum Eye Institute

University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Established in 2002 as the University of Rochester Eye Institute, The David and Ilene Flaum Eye Institute is a growing center for subspecialty eye care, translational vision research, training and community outreach. Their team of physicians and researchers make the Flaum Eye Institute Upstate New York’s leader in specialty eye care.

Flaum doctors are pioneering new diagnostics and treatments to help preserve vision, and clinical trials and new treatments are often tested at the Flaum Eye Institute first. Their specialists are committed to providing state-of-the-art eye care for common and complex vision problems, including comprehensive eye care; corneal disease; glaucoma; oculoplastics; neuro-ophthalmology; pediatric ophthalmology; retinal disease; refractive surgery; and uveitis.

The BostonSight® PROSE clinic at the Flaum Eye Institute, which opened in 2014, is under the direction of James Aquavella, M.D., Professor of Ophthalmology, and BostonSight PROSE Clinical Fellow, Tara Vaz, O.D.  They would be happy to assist you with any questions you may have regarding candidacy, billing, insurance, or scheduling.

Contact Information

Flaum Eye Institute
210 Crittenden Blvd.
Rochester, NY 14642

To make an appointment, please call 585-273-3937 and ask to speak with the PROSE Intake Coordinator.

Frequently asked questions for PROSE patients.

Medical professionals: to refer a patient for PROSE treatment at Flaum Eye Institute, please complete the referral form and fax it, with your last note, to the attention of the PROSE Clinic at 585-276-0292.

“It is unbelievable to be able to interact with Henry without my sunglasses on, for him to really engage in my eyes. To be a more active mom for him is a huge gift, and the bonding and attachment through the eyes is just beyond words."
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