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Better vision for life

Welcome to Kelly Vision Center, New York’s trusted choice for vision correction surgery and eyecare. 

Dr. James Kelly and his team believe that you should be able to see your world without any worry, stress, or discomfort. That’s why we do everything possible to get beautifully clear vision for you through highly personalized procedures.

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ConsultationLASIK Surgery

The goal of your LASIK consultation with Dr. Kelly is to determine if you’re a good candidate for the procedure. Dr. Kelly will go over your medical and eye health history, measure your eyes, take images, and perform other exams to evaluate your eyes. If you’re a candidate for LASIK in NYC, your treatment options will then be discussed.

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JourneyLASIK Surgery

After you’ve had your LASIK consultation and it’s been determined that you’re a candidate, your personalized treatment plan will be created and you will meet with our surgical coordinator. The LASIK surgery usually only takes 10-15 minutes for both eyes, and after a few hours of blurriness, most patients are thrilled to discover that they have 20/20 vision or better.

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TechnologyLASIK Surgery

Dr. Kelly utilizes state-of-the-art technology to provide the best LASIK outcome for you. This includes IntraLase® to precisely, uniformly, and safely create the corneal flap; the WaveLight® EX500 Excimer laser (which is the newest and fastest system for laser vision correction), and WaveLight® LASIK, which allows for correction of both common and complex aberrations.

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At the Cutting Edge Kelly Vision Center offers the widest range of vision correction technology available today.

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BiographyJames Kelly, MD

Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, Dr. James Kelly is a renowned eye surgeon with refractive surgery as his subspecialty. He delivers some of the best LASIK NYC has to offer. He is truly New York’s choice for laser eye surgery.

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Comprehensive Refractive SurgeonJames Kelly, MD

There are very few doctors in the U.S. who can offer the wide variety of procedures that Dr. Kelly can. As an eye specialist who is certified in all aspects of refractive surgery and uses the most advanced technology, Dr. Kelly can offer patients a full repertoire of surgical and non-surgical options to achieve the best solution for their visual needs.

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Media Coverage

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The Wolf of Wall Street: Dr. Kelly performs LASIK on Jordan Belfort

Jordan Belfort, known for his story in the movie The Wolf of Wall Street, gets better vision with help from Dr. James Kelly.

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Over 20 years in practice One of the most experienced laser vision specialists in NYC and Long Island

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Health Digest: An Ophthalmologist's Best Recommendations For Protecting Your Vision As You Age

Dr. Kelly was recently enlisted to discuss ways to help protect one's eyes and vision.  Read the full article here.

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The Surgeon’s Surgeon Trusted by athletes, celebrities, and other doctors.

EVO Visian ICLSharp Clear Vision

At Kelly Vision Center, we are proud to now offer our patients a complete selection of vision correction procedures that can be customized to their unique needs and provide the best possible outcome. That’s why we offer the EVO Visian ICL™ in NYC, an advanced vision correction option that’s gaining popularity to permanently correct moderate or severe nearsightedness and astigmatism. Dr. Kelly is the #1 EVO Visian ICL Surgeon in New York State!

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Laser Cataract SurgeryA Customized Solution

Ready to say goodbye to glasses and contacts? Because Dr. Kelly is a top cataract surgeon in the NYC and Long Island areas, you can be certain that you’re in excellent hands when you choose him to treat your cataract. Laser cataract surgery offers a bladeless procedure with exceptional precision, as well as an entirely new level of customization.

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Intraocular LensesCataract Surgery and IOLs

There are different types of intraocular lenses (IOLs) available to replace your eye’s natural lens during cataract surgery. Dr. Kelly will determine which is best for you. Advanced IOLs include things like UV protection; technology to help in both dim and bright lighting; reduction of haloing and glares, and other various levels of customization.

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Edgar's Cataract Testimonial

After receiving Cataract Surgery with Dr. Kelly, Edgar cannot say enough good things and is very pleased with his outcome.

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Estefania's LASIK Testimonial

Estefania shares details about her experience with receiving LASIK in NYC with Dr. Kelly.

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Lizette's Intraocular Lens Testimonial

Lizette raves about her experience after receiving and IOL at Dr. Kelly's office.

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ReLEx® SMILELaser Eye Surgery

Kelly Vision Center is a pioneer of the ReLEx SMILE technology, in which no flap is made. We are one of only a few eye surgery centers in the Northeast to use this procedure to customize our patients’ procedures. Now SMILE has been performed over 7,000,000 times over the past decade worldwide, and is the fastest-growing laser vision correction surgery. 

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A New Standard of Vision Correction

As Dr. Kelly suffered from poor vision and had laser vision correction on his own eyes over two decades ago, he truly wants his patients to experience the clear vision and better quality of life that he experienced. This is what makes him so passionate.

He offers his patients a boutique experience, with personalized, one-on-one care. He will be personally involved with every step of your journey, from consultation to post-op care. With his highly specialized skills, Dr. Kelly and his team are dedicated to making your vision correction one of the greatest experiences of your life. You’re not just a number here — you are more than that to us. We invite you to discover why Dr. Kelly is considered the best eye doctor in the New York region. Contact us today to learn more. 

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