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Dr. Carly J. Seidman
Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology
Dr. Carly J. Seidman graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Brown University with a Bachelors of Science in Neuroscience.  She then attended Brown Medical School, where she won awards for her work designing an ophthalmic surgery curriculum for students and residents.  She also graduated with the distinction of a scholarly concentration in aging from the gerontology department.
Dr. Seidman completed her residency in ophthalmology at New York University and the Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital.  She completed an additional year of fellowship training at Weill Cornell Medical College in the specialty of medical retina. Dr. Seidman has published multiple scholarly and review articles in the fields of ophthalmology and retina.  She is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Seidman practices comprehensive ophthalmology, including the prescribing of glasses, treatment of dry eye, management of glaucoma, and cataract surgery.  As a medical retinal specialist, she also has expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration, vitreous degeneration (floaters), retinal vascular occlusions, retinal tears, and other diseases of the back of the eye. The office is equipped with the latest technology in diagnosis of retinal disease, including optical coherence tomography and fluorescein angiography.  She performs retinal laser surgery and intravitreal injections.
Dr. Seidman is happy to be serving the Brooklyn community and is welcoming new patients to her practice.
  • Gene therapy: the next frontier for the treatment of acquired and inherited retinal disorders. Seidman C & Kiss S. Retina Today 2015.
  • Pachychoroid neovasculopathy in extramcular choroidal neovascularization. Gupta M, Rusu I, Seidman C, Orlin A. D’Amico D, Kiss S. Clinical Ophthalmology 2016.
  • Ocular decompression retinopathy after uncomplicated cataract surgery in a patient with a history of narrow-angle glaucoma.  Dohlman TJ, Chee RI, Seidman C, Rafla-Demetrious L, Gupta MP.  Journal of Glaucoma 2016.
  • Intravitreal Bevacizumab in the Management of Breast Cancer Iris Metasasis. Seidman CJ, Finger PT, Silverman JS, Oratz R. Retinal Cases and Brief Reports 2016.
  • Topiramate-induced refractive change and angle closure glaucoma and its ultrasound biomicroscopy findings.  Saffra N, Smith SN, Seidman CJ. BMJ Case Reports 2012.
  • Aerosol Container-Related Eye Injuries in the United States: 1997-2009.  Seidman CJ, Linakis JG, Mello MJ, Greenberg PB. American Journal of Ophthalmology 2011.
  • Endogenous fungal endophthalmitis after cardiac surgery. Saffra NA, Desai RU, Seidman CJ, Chapnick EK.  Ophthalmic Surgery Lasers Imaging 2010.
  • Ocular Toxoplasmosis: Controversies in Primary and Secondary Prevention.  Saffra NA, Seidman CJ, Weiss LM. Journal of Neuroinfectious Diseases 2014.
  • Ophthalmology in the undergraduate medical curriculum: web-based learning and virtual surgery in an elective course on cataracts.  Seidman C, Scott I, Greenberg P, Journal of Academic Ophthalmology 2011.
  • Ocular leproma in lepromatous leprosy.  Seidman C, Khetpal V, Janigian R. Archives of Ophthalmology 2010.
  • Effect of intracapsular tonsillectomy on quality of life for children with obstructive sleep-disordered breathing. Colen T, Seidman C, Weedon J, Goldstein N, Archives of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery 2008.
  • Pediatric stroke: current developments.  Seidman C, Kirkham F, Pavlakis S, Current Opinions in Pediatrics 2007.
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