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Amy Mehta, MD

Amy Mehta, MD is a fellowship-trained ophthalmologist specializing in the latest breakthroughs in glaucoma management and surgical techniques. Dr. Mehta is an Honors graduate from Northeastern University in Boston, where she earned her undergraduate degree. Dr. Mehta earned her medical degree from New York Medical College and completed her ophthalmology training at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital, where she also served as Chief Resident.

After finishing her residency training in ophthalmology, Dr. Mehta went on to complete her Glaucoma Fellowship at the prestigious Illinois Eye & Ear Infirmary at the University of Illinois in Chicago, where she earned the coveted ‘Fellow of the Year’ award. Dr. Mehta is active in glaucoma research and has co-authored numerous articles in national and international medical journals. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, American Glaucoma Society, and the American Medical Association. Dr. Mehta is fluent in Spanish and enjoys running in her spare time, including finishing numerous NYC and Chicago Marathons.

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Resources
New and Upcoming Developments in Glaucoma Treatment
Eyecare December 22nd, 2021
New and Upcoming Developments in Glaucoma Treatment

Explore these new options in treatment for glaucoma patients who potentially have polypharmacy compliance issues, ocular surface intolerance of medications, or poor control of their pressure requiring further treatment.

Primary Angle Closure: What Ophthalmology Residents Should Know
Eyecare May 21st, 2020
Primary Angle Closure: What Ophthalmology Residents Should Know

Our office sees patients with narrow angles on an almost daily basis. Here's what you need to know about diagnosing and treating this common condition.

Managing Neovascular Glaucoma in Cardiovascular Disease
Eyecare December 17th, 2019
Managing Neovascular Glaucoma in Cardiovascular Disease

A systematic approach to the diagnosis, treatment, and management of neovascular glaucoma in patients with cardiovascular disease.

The First 10 Weeks After Ophthalmology Fellowship: How to Build a Patient Base as a New Ophthalmologist
Eyecare November 19th, 2019
The First 10 Weeks After Ophthalmology Fellowship: How to Build a Patient Base as a New Ophthalmologist

As a new ophthalmologist, the first 10 weeks can be especially challenging! Amy Mehta, MD shares some great advice on growing your patient base while navigating this new territory.