Marc E. Wietschner, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist who has been providing personalized comprehensive ophthalmology care, to patients both young and old, in Queens and Nassau Counties for over 17 years.
Dr. Wietschner graduated from the prestigious Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, NY, with honors in research, in 1990. He then completed a rigorous ophthalmology residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn. Dr. Wietschner continued with subspecialty retina fellowship training at the same institution, focusing on the treatment of diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration. Dr. Wietschner has been in private practice since graduating and maintains teaching and medical privileges at local hospitals.
As a comprehensive ophthalmologist, Dr. Wietschner has extensive experience treating patients with multiple eye conditions including: dry-eye syndrome, blepharitis, corneal disease, cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, retinal/ macular/ vitreous degeneration, as well as eye complications arising from medical conditions.
To serve his patients better, Dr. Wietschner is involved in residency training, regularly attends ophthalmology meetings, and keeps abreast of the latest ophthalmology literature. Dr. Wietschner is also strongly committed to utilizing the safest, least invasive, and predictable microsurgical techniques when he operates. For years, Dr. Wietschner has been employing small-incision, self-sealing, no-stitch surgical tecgniques for cataract surgery. He also offers toric and multifocal lens implants to decrease dependence on glasses following cataract surgery.
To provide added convenience and safety for his patients, Dr. Wietschner established a dedicated laser surgery suite in his office to treat patients with glaucoma, macular, and retinal diseases, as well as other eye conditions.