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Dr. Jane Pan graduated summa cum laude from Barnard College, with a degree in biochemistry. She received her medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and her ophthalmology training at SUNY Upstate in Syracuse, NY.  

Dr. Pan also did additional training in retinal surgery at the Vitreoretinal Foundation in Memphis, TN.  Currently, Dr. Pan is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Society of Retina Specialists.

Visual Hallucinations with Poor Vision: The Charles Bonnet Syndrome

charlesCharles Bonnet Syndrome Who is Charles Bonnet?  He was a Swiss naturalist, philosopher and biologist (1720-1793), who first described the hallucinatory experiences of his 89-year-old grandfather, who was nearly blind in both eyes from cataracts.   The Charles Bonnet Syndrome is now used to describe simple or complex hallucinations in people who have impaired...
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Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT)

OCT   Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)   When patients come to our office for an eye exam, many times there is testing that we do to help us in diagnosing any problems.  One of these tests is a picture called an Optical Coherence Tomography or OCT.   These pictures are generated by light waves...
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Dropless Cataract Surgery

dextenza   Dropless Cataract Surgery Eye drops can be hard for some patients to instill into their eyes.   After cataract surgery, there are two main issues we are trying to control: preventing infection and controlling inflammation.  Traditionally we prescribed antibiotic eye drops to prevent infection as well as steroid eye drops to control...
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Is My Eye Bleeding?

subconj heme We commonly see patients who come in saying that their eye is bleeding.  Patients are usually referring to the white part of their eyes which has turned bright red. The conjunctiva is the outermost layer of the eye and contains very fine blood vessels.  If one of these blood vessels breaks, then...
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Are my eyes changing colors?

senile scleral plaque Are my eyes changing colors? We commonly get patients who come in asking if the white part of their eye, the sclera, has a growth or is turning a gray color.  This is a senile scleral plaque which is commonly seen in people over the age of 70. It is a benign...
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