Dr. Eric Dessner, MD
Ophthalmologist, Brooklyn, NY
Dr. Dessner is a board-certified ophthalmologist. He has performed thousands of successful cataract surgery operations. Dr. Dessner completed his medical education at Chicago Medical School. He then moved to New York where he completed a residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital. He also completed a fellowship training in Pediatric Ophthalmology from the world famous Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida.
Dr. Dessner and his office staff are committed to providing the highest level of care for his patients.
In his free time, Dr. Dessner loves to spend time at the gym, writing and traveling. He is also avid film enthusiast.
Medical School - Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Doctor of Medicine
Saint Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Residency in Ophthalmology
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology
American Board of Ophthalmology
Dr. Jocelyn Cercone, OD, FAAO
Optometrist, Brooklyn, NY
Dr. Cercone is a residency-trained optometrist specializing in ocular disease and family practice. She performs comprehensive eye exams including refractions, contact lens fits (soft and rigid gas permeable), and management and treatment of ocular disease not requiring surgical intervention.
Dr. Cercone grew up in Sarasota, FL, the sunshine state where she earned her bachelors degree in marine biology at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, FL. She first became interested in vision while working on a senior thesis project on visual allometry of deep sea fish. At the time, Dr. Cercone was considering various healthcare fields as a future career path. When Dr. Cercone started shadowing local optometrists to learn more about the field, she immediately knew that was the career for her.
In her spare time, Dr. Cercone enjoys rock climbing, scuba diving and traveling.
Nova Southeastern University, Doctor of Optometry
State University of New York, Residency in Family Practice and Ocular Disease
Eckerd College (Bachelor’s)
National Board of Examiners in Optometry