Daniel D. Hayes, MD received his undergraduate degree from Boston College and his medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University. He completed his internal medicine internship at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center and his ophthalmology residency at the North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, where he served as chief resident in his third year. This was followed by a glaucoma fellowship at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary with the Glaucoma Associates of New York.
Dr. Hayes is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at The Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, where he is actively involved in the clinical and surgical training of the residents. He was named the Teacher of the Year for Outstanding Surgical Teaching by the graduating residents in 2017. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, as well as a member of a number of local and national societies including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Glaucoma Society, New York Glaucoma Society and the Long Island Ophthalmology Society.
Dr. Hayes focuses on the medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma, for which he utilizes both traditional and newer minimally invasive surgical techniques. He is also proficient in small incision sutureless cataract surgery, including femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery, as well as premium intraocular lens options including toric and multifocal lenses.
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