I have had surgery on both eyes. The results have been excellent! I could not be happier with my treatment.
-J.B.
Everything went perfectly.
-N.E.

Alex Bevacqua, M.D.

Dr. Bevacqua received his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1989 and his medical degree from New York Medical College in 1994. Following medical school, he completed a three year ophthalmology residency at Nassau County Medical Center in New York where he trained in medicine and surgery of the eyes. Dr. Bevacqua served as chief resident.

Dr. Bevacqua is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and has been in private practice since 1998 specializing in medicine and surgery of the eyes. Dr. Bevacqua performs state of the art surgery including no-stitch cataract surgery and custom cornea LASIK. Dr. Bevacqua has personally performed thousands of surgical and refractive procedures and is highly regarded among his peers as being a premier eye surgeon, receiving surgical referrals from regional Ophthalmologists. Dr. Bevacqua also spent several years during his training at a regional trauma center treating traumatic eye injuries. Dr. Bevacqua has extensive experience in diagnosing and treating cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic eye disease.

Dr. Bevacqua is a diplomate of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, a diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology and has been listed as a top eye physician in regional publications including “The Consumer’s Research Council”.

Robert Wertheimer, M.D.

Dr. Wertheimer received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. After medical school, Dr. Wertheimer completed a three year residency in Internal Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center, the University Hospital of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He became board certified in Internal Medicine and a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and earned the distinction of scoring in the top decile of physicians nationwide.

Dr. Wertheimer completed three additional years of advanced training specializing in medicine and surgery of the eyes at Nassau County Medical Center in New York where he also served as chief resident. Upon completion, he earned the distinction of becoming double board certified and a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Wertheimer has been in private practice since that time specializing in medicine and surgery of the eyes. He has performed thousands of surgical and laser procedures including no-stitch cataract surgery and LASIK. He has extensive training and a special interest in cataracts, diabetic eye disease, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. He also spent several years at a regional trauma center and has extensive experience is treating traumatic eye injuries.

Dr. Wertheimer is a diplomate of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. He has been listed as a top eye doctor in regional publications, and has received a patient’s choice award for outstanding patient feedback.

Elvira Levit, O.D.

Dr. Levit holds a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in psychology from Hunter College. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Visual Science and Doctorate of Optometry degree from Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University where she earned honors for all her clinical externships.

Dr. Levit has extensive experience in the treatment and management of ocular disease, pediatric exams, contact lens fittings including specialty keratoconus lenses, rigid gas permeable lenses as well as lenses for astigmatism and presbyopia.

Dr. Levit is a highly accomplished therapeutic optometrist and serves patients through her commitment to excellence, innovation and personalized service in patient care. Outside the office, she can usually be found traveling, hiking, skiing or hang-gliding.