LASIK & Advanced Vision Correction

Our Doctors and Staff

The Flaum Eye Institute Refractive Surgery Center Team

Experience, understanding and trust—all important factors in deciding who should perform your laser vision correction. After all, you only have one pair of eyes and your vision is priceless.

The Flaum Eye Institute Refractive Surgery Center team is comprised of a dedicated group of physicians, patient care technicians and educators, scientists and optical engineers who are focused solely on improving the safety and quality of laser vision correction. This dedicated group of professionals includes The University of Rochester Medical Center’s Department of Ophthalmology, the University’s Center for Visual Science and Bausch & Lomb—together forming the Alliance for Vision Excellence.

Flaum Eye Institute Refractive Surgery Center is the clinical division of the Alliance for Vision Excellence—providing patients with the most advanced diagnostic tools and surgical equipment to ensure optimum results. Our surgeon, Dr. Scott MacRae, along with our patient care staff are among the world's experts in the development and use of the latest technology and techniques in laser vision correction. The American Academy of Ophthalmology awarded Dr. Scott MacRae the prestigious Lans Award at the 2003 American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting.

The Flaum Eye Institute Refractive Surgery Center is dedicated to educating our patients on laser vision correction, helping them make the choice that is best for them. We pride ourselves in leaving no question unanswered, no concern unaddressed. Our goal is to make your refractive surgical experience safe, pleasant and above all else, successful.

Our Doctors

Dr. Scott MacRae, Dr. Kenneth Dickerson and the Flaum Eye Institute Refractive Surgery Center team are among the country's most respected LASIK physicians and technicians.

Having trained hundreds of physicians in refractive surgery, and handling complicated cases for other doctors, Dr. Scott MacRae, Dr. Kenneth Dickerson, and the Flaum Eye Institute Refractive Surgery Center team lead the region in LASIK and refractive surgery technology.

Patient Care Staff

Technicians: Nicole Del Vecchio, Annette Eaton, COA (front),  Kelly Gualdani, LPN, COA (back)

Technicians: Nicole Del Vecchio, Annette Eaton,
COT (front), Kelly Gualdani, LPN, COA (back)

When you consider having laser vision correction, you are making the decision of a lifetime. In order to decide whether or not laser vision correction is safe for you, our team will provide the most thorough preoperative assessment available anywhere.

Focused solely on laser vision correction, our Patient Care Staff are committed to providing you with safe and honest answers when evaluating your vision. After your evaluation, they will be with you every step of the way, from your day of surgery through all of your post-operative visits. They take pride in getting to know their patients and being there for them whenever necessary.

Our technical and patient education staff are the best you'll find. Our ophthalmic technicians are all highly trained and certified with over 30 years of eye care experience between them.

Our staff has been carefully selected and trained to assure that you'll receive the absolute best care available.

Patient Education Staff

If you have more questions about laser vision correction, or would like to make an appointment for an evaluation, please feel free to contact us. Our patient education staff will be happy to assist you and answer all of your questions.

Melonie_Patient Education Coordinator

Patient Education Coordinator
Melonie Cordeiro is a certified ophthalmic

technician and is available to help schedule your

evaluation, register you for a seminar, or answer

questions you might have.

Fran_Patient Education Coordinator

Patient Education Coordinator
Fran Scira will help you through the entire
LASIK process. From your seminar to your
surgery, Fran will make sure all of your
questions are answered.

Call us, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET at (585) 273-2020
Email: strongvision@urmc.rochester.edu