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Elizabeth Viriya, MD

Ophthalmologist, Refractive Surgeon

Dr. Elizabeth ViriyaDr. Elizabeth Viriya is an accomplished ocular surgeon at New York Ophthalmology who is proud to provide personalized care and visual rehabilitation to those in need. Dr. Viriya supports her community through her specializations in cornea care, refractive surgeries, and external eye disease.

Education & Experience

After her undergraduate at Columbia University in NYC, Dr. Viriya completed her master’s in Biomedical Engineering from Columbia’s Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science. She then earned her M.D. from SUNY Downstate Medical School, followed by an Ophthalmology degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Viriya went on to act as a Cornea/Refractive Surgery Fellow at Gordon Schanzlin New Vision Institute in San Diego, and as a Clinical Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology at NYU Langone Health.

Specialties

Refractive Surgeries

Refractive surgeries such as LASIK and PRK correct vision conditions like myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), astigmatism, and presbyopia.

Cornea Surgeries

Corneal collagen crosslinking (CXL), pterygium excision, and cornea transplant treat cornea conditions such as keratoconus, pterygium growths, and injury-related trauma.

Cataracts Surgery

To treat cataracts, the cloudy lens of the eye must be safely removed and replaced with an artificial intraocular lens (IOL), such as monofocal, toric, or multifocal lenses.

Honors & Awards

  • Diplomate —American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Member — American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Member — American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Get to Know Dr. Viriya

Dr. Viriya’s devotion aligns perfectly with our dedication to our communities and vulnerable populations, as shown by her work in level 1 trauma centers and as a volunteer ophthalmologist with SaveSight Missions. In addition to her overall compassion and steadfastness in her field, she speaks Spanish, helping her connect and communicate with patients on a deeper level!

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