Dr. Harmon's Practice

Dr. Harmon's practice provides a full spectrum of eyecare services for general ophthalmology with a specialty in cataracts and glaucoma. Dr. Harmon and his team of professionals use state-of-the-art technologies and equipment. He is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital. If surgery is required, it is performed at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, the premier hospital in Manhattan for eye surgery, on an out-patient basis.

Many eye conditions can be treated with medications, such as drops. Early detection is the best way to prevent an eye condition from becoming a serious problem. Get your eyes examined!

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Clinical Expertise

Specialist in Cataract Surgery

  • Multifocal and Toric IOLs
  • Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery: CATALYS™ Precision Femtosecond Laser Learn More

For those patients who require cataract surgery, there is an array of options available to you for replacement lenses. Technological advances in lens implants have improved the outcomes. Dr. Harmon specializes in these advanced lenses.

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Specialist in Glaucoma

Glaucoma is often referred to as the "sneak thief of sight" because it usually has no symptoms before a loss of vision occurs. There are a number of risk factors that predispose an individual to glaucoma. Testing is the best defense. As Chairman of The Glaucoma Foundation, based in New York, Dr. Harmon is involved not only in the care and treatment of glaucoma patients, but also in research and public awareness campaigns. View a recent interview on ABC News recorded during World Glaucoma Week in March 2010.

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Current Work

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Weill Medical College of Cornell University
New York Presbyterian Hospital

Chairman of The Board of Directors

The Glaucoma Foundation


American Board of Ophthalmology

Member, Board of Directors

World Glaucoma Patient Association


American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Glaucoma Society
New York Glaucoma Society

The Glaucoma Education and Research Fund

Created in 2008, this fund supports education in the area of glaucoma for both patients and medical personnel.
The fund's primary goal is to advance our understanding of glaucoma in all ways. Research and scientific studies that
help further this understanding are key. Ms. Marivic Arlegui is our staff member who works with me to coordinate and execute clinical glaucoma research projects.

Author of “What Your Doctor May NOT Tell You About Glaucoma”

Dr. Harmon's book with Nancy Intrator with foreword by Kitty Carlisle Hart, is available at book stores. It is also available in paperback and Kindle format. The book provides detailed information about glaucoma glaucoma, this book is a good source of information. You can preview the book at Google books. 


Medical Training

Board Certified - American Board of Ophthalmology

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Maryland
Degree: B.A.

Mount Sinai School of Medicine

New York, NY
Degree: M.D.

St. Luke's - Roosevelt Hospital

New York, NY
Internship (PGY1): Internal Medicine

The New York Presbyterian Hospital

Weill Medical College, Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
Residency: Ophthalmology
Fellowship: Glaucoma