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.
Dr. Scott MacRae 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 and the Flaum Eye Institute Refractive Surgery Center team lead the region in LASIK and refractive surgery technology.
- Dr. Scott MacRae, Director of Refractive Surgery
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.
Technicians: Nicole Del Vecchio, Annette
COA (front), Kelly Gualdani, LPN, COA (back)
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.
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.
Amy Emerick is available to help schedule
your evaluation, register you for a seminar,
or answer questions you might have.
Patient Education Coordinator
Callie Appleby will help you through
the entire LASIK process. From
your seminar to your surgery,
Callie will make sure all of your
questions are answered.
Call us, Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET at (585) 273-2020