Welcome to the Flaum Eye Institute
Established in 2002 as the University of Rochester Eye Institute, it was renamed in 2009 to reflect the support and advocacy of David and Ilene Flaum. Located in the Adeline P. Lutz Pavilion at 210 Crittenden Boulevard at the University of Rochester Medical Center, FEI provides easy access to the most advanced level of care available in the region.
This web site is meant to inform and educate you about your eye health and provide valuable information to physicians, researchers and organizations with an interest in eye related disease.
Longtime Flaum Eye Institute ophthalmologist James Aquavella, M.D., recently committed more than $4 million to the University of Rochester in memory of his late wife, Kay, who was a nurse, educator, and administrator who helped build the foundation for the eye institute.
Doctors at the University of Rochester Medical Center’s Flaum Eye Institute are using the tiniest device ever approved by the Food & Drug Administration to help prevent the blinding effects of glaucoma. For one Henrietta woman, the procedure opened “a whole new world.”
Dan Krenzer began learning Braille in third grade because eye disease degraded his vision. Legally blind, he could only see shapes and colors.
Need new eyeglasses or prescription sunglasses? The Finger Lakes Eye Fair, sponsored by the Flaum Eye Institute at the University of Rochester Medical Center, offers the opportunity check out new styles and meet new ophthalmologists from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, at 738 Pre Emption Road, Geneva.
The University of Rochester Medical Center’s Flaum Eye Institute has launched a screening program for diabetes-related vision problems in Rochester’s poorest neighborhoods with funding from the Greater Rochester Health Foundation (GRHF), in collaboration with Rochester General Health System (RGHS).