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.
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).
Steven E. Feldon, M.D., M.B.A., director of the Flaum Eye Institute at the University of Rochester Medical Center, was named president of the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology. The organization is dedicated to advancing the education, research and clinical care provided by academic medical center’s ophthalmologists. He will serve a one-year term.
Regina Smolyak, M.D., an ophthalmologist at the Flaum Eye Institute at the University of Rochester Medical Center, will discuss vision care, common eye diseases and tips for protecting your eyes as you age at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at the Jewish Community Center, 1200 Edgewood Ave.
Geneva ophthalmologist Harold Ross, M.D., has joined the University of Rochester Medical Center’s Flaum Eye Institute, expanding the specialty medical and surgical care available to Finger Lakes region residents. Additional pediatric ophthalmology and glaucoma care are among the services that will be provided.
A U.S. patent has been issued to the University of Rochester for technology that has boosted the eyesight of tens of thousands of people around the world to unprecedented levels and reduced the need for patients to undergo repeat surgeries.