I had a great experience with Dr. Chynn at Park Avenue Lasek although I understand other people's reviews. Some people might be turned off by Dr. Chynn's personality and how he interacts with staff, but the guy is clearly brilliant as evidenced by his impressive resume (Dartmouth, Harvard, Columbia, Emory, NYU). He is a bit of a perfectionist and is always on his staff 24/7 correcting any mistakes they might make to ensure that you have a perfect visual outcome. For Dr. Chynn optimal outcomes are the most important thing, which is how it should be. For example, he came up with the ingenious idea of creating an SMS or WhatsApp group for all patients, where his entire staff and himself are in the group with the patient and any caregivers. That way, if you have any questions in your postop recovery period all you have to do is text the group, get the answer from his staff, and he can monitor the answers and add more detail if necessary (as happened with me). It’s much easier to communicate via text in this day and age than have to constantly call the doctor’s office. As a healthcare professional I recognize and appreciate the many protocols and systems that Dr. Chynn has spent extraordinary time putting into place to ensure optimal outcomes.I chose Park Ave Lasek based on recommendations from coworkers and friends who had gotten Lasek done through Dr. Chynn and they had nothing but good things to say. Note that the vast majority of negative reviews are from people who never proceeded with the surgery, which is like putting up a negative restaurant review when you didn't like the greeter so never bothered to dine there and sample the food. Ultimately what matters is the long term health of your eyes (you only have two after all and seeing is kind of important) both in regards to vision and lack of side effects. Towards that goal you want the most competent and experienced doctor you can find and Dr. Chynn fits the bill.
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It has been 4 years almost since I had my LASEK surgery, performed by Dr. Chynn. What can I say ? -DREAMS COME TRUE IF YOU BELIVE AND MEET RIGHT PEOPLE. Doctor Chynn literally changed the way I think of this world, my attitude towards medicine and brought light to my life. I started loosing my vision at the age of 5, drastically dropping down each year , I went through years of hospitals and cruelty from kids who were making fun of me wearing super thick glasses. As you know you can not get contact lenses when you are a child. I had two surgeries when was 12, and two more at the age of 16. No results of improving of eye sight were witnessing. I lost my hope and finally when got courage to check how bad it was I was informed my doctor that I was -15 (astigmatism , myopia and loose eye). I spent days crying: all that I could think of was just being blind and not making this life at all. A CHANGING LIFE EXPERIENCE ! after bumping into "weird" doctors in Manhattan, NYC who were absolutely positive that my eyes could not be ideal ever and were offering to install eye - implants and then correct with laser , I was looking at spending 10k and there was no 100% guarantee of success . Really ??? Fortunately enough, I was denied by bank to get a loan and absolutely accidentally coming after work saw a sign Park Avenue LASEK. I gave it a try. Vu A La.. I am 20/20 NOW... what is this: miracle? some kinda of God's help or just simply high level of professionalism. Who are you , Dr. Chynn? It might sound too spiritually .. but anyone who feels the pain I went through will understand me. You are in my prayers every time I express my gratitude. I wish New York was carrying more professionals like you. 23 years I was wearing glasses and contacts, In ballet school I even could not perform sometimes due to my eye sight. Maybe this is what people call " I saw an angel" I am honored to write this and share my true story with others.
I have serious doubts about trusting Park Avenue LASEK after a recent office meeting. This place seems to be a lot of hype and promises, but delivering disappointment. I agree with the negative reviews on YELP, this office is out for your money with a non-refundable 2nd opinion/appointment reservation fee of $500. An extra $300 if you want PreVue Lens. Miscommunications regarding procedure, scheduling, and fees abound. I asked about discounts and the 20/15 guarantee in 2015 - totally ignored. $3500 for one eye, $7000 for two eyes - way overpriced. I heard many patients voice their disappointment about their surgery at this office. LASEK is similar to PRK, you're probably better off going elsewhere and getting epi-LASIK by a more competent office. Don't believe me, simply sit in the waiting room office for an hour.
I found Mr. Chynn through a very precise process of looking for the right eye doctor and surgeon who performs extreme cases that no other surgeon in US can do.it's not fair someone to criticize dr Chynn for being hard on his staff, as he's just enduring they make zero mistakes so all patients have the perfect outcomes they deserve that he is always striving forI flew all the way to nyc to have dr Chynn fix my eyes because no doctor in my country Albania nor the neighboring countries of Hungary or Romania had any experience fixing someone like me with extreme hyperopia and extreme astigmatismI also consulted by email with doctors in Germany and France and they also said I was past parameters for lasikI found dr Chynn because he is the most famous LASEK surgeon in the world. He told me by email he's fixed hundreds of cases like mine. His fellow doctor working for him confirmed this when I called that a case like mine would be even "routine" at Park Avenue LASEK, and that she, too, doubted such extreme prescriptions could be corrected when she started there (having run the largest lasik center in kiev for 6 years beforehand), but now she, too, thinks of cases like mine as "no big deal" in dr Chynn's hands!So I flew over, had my preop, confirmed I was a good candidate, had my LASEK, and stayed for a week to have my 1-week postop, by which time I was already seeing BETTER THAN I EVER DID IN GLASSES AND CONTACTSDr Chynn has graduated from the most famous schools in the world, and at the top of his class at these schools. So of course he has high standards for his employees. I'm glad he does. That's how he was able to give me this miracleIf you want a "nice" doctor who is an average surgeon who went to average schools and can treat average cares, go to your local doctor. If nobody locally can help you, and you want the best in the world, go to dr Chynn. He is performing miracles every day.When I met Dr, Chynn for my surgery appointment, Dr. Chynn was very methodical and professional which characteristics are the correct personality characteristics someone should seek in a surgeon.
The best place for your eyes! Called for my exam got appointment for the next day. Doctor was thorough and patient. The girls in front are so friendly helped choose my frames and the price was even better. GREAT PRICES!GREAT SERVICE!GREAT SELECTION! Will be back with my kids!
Reasonably priced eye glasses and excellent staff. Dr. Orloff is a wonderful doctor.
I had been wearing contact lenses for years. But in 2012, I developed an allergic reaction to every contact lense solution out there. Which sucked, because I go swimming a lot (I would have on googles so water wouldn't get in my eyes). So I had to go swimming with poor vision. I ended up going by Park Avenue Lasek and the rest was history. The staff was courteous, knowledgable and professional. They calmed me down, as I am a bit anxious. They advise on financial management, and even help you fill out the forms for CareCredit. And they give excellent instructions for EyeCare pre op and post op. When I had my last regular post op visit, I was actually sad because by then I'd gotten to know the staff. You can't go wrong with them.
The best place for eye care in NY!
I had surgery at Park Avenue Lasek with Dr. Chynn. I had been told that my corneas were abnormal for laser vision correction, but at this office they do a safer procedure that's even safe for horrible astigmatism.They do LASEK non cutting procedure. I'm a stage artist where looks matter the most. My profession, it was SO important to me to be able to see without glasses, and I just can't handle contacts after so many years of wearing them. I'm lucky that I met Dr.Chynn and his staff and feel comfortable with everyone in the offcie before my procedure and even got to watch it live in the operating room! There really is no other place like this in the world and I'm so grateful to Dr chynn for giving me perfect vision.
I can't believe I had surgery at Park Avenue Lasek with Dr. Chynn . Over and over I had been told that my corneas were too thin for laser vision correction, but here at this office they do a safer procedure that's even safe for ME with extremely horrible astigmatism.They do LASEK AND NOT LASIK( cutting procedure). I'm a soft ball player and wearing glasses was not safe for my profession, it was SO important to me to be able to see without glasses on field, and I just can't handle contacts after so many years of wearing them. I'm lucky that I traveled to New York that I was able to meet with the staff and feel comfortable with everyone in the offcie before my procedure and even got to watch it live in the operating room! There really is no other place like this in the country or the world and I'm so grateful to Dr. Chynn for taking my cases and giving me, later for my perfect vision! I recommend this place to any person who has been told there is no hope for them. Dr. Chynn goes the extra mile for his patients!!