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Our Long Island Eye Doctors

The eye doctors at Stahl Eyecare Experts are among the most experienced doctors in the New York and Long Island area.

Marc S. Werner, MDMarc S. Werner, MD

Dr. Marc S. Werner is proud to specialize in LASIK, Oculoplastics, BOTOX & Neuro Ophthalmology.

Dr. Werner received his undergraduate degree from Brown University and his medical degree from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago and followed this with Fellowships at The University of Minnesota and Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital. He is a board-certified eye doctor and is on staff at Lenox Hill Hospital, Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, Winthrop Hospital and North Shore University Hospital in New York.

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Thierry Hufnagel, MDThierry Hufnagel, MD

Dr. Thierry Hufnagel is proud to specialize in LASIK, Cornea & Cataract Surgery

Dr. Hufnagel is a cornea-trained, board-certified ophthalmologist. He is a graduate of UCLA, Yale and Johns Hopkins Universities. Dr. Hufnagel has been recognized as a VISX STAR, an award granted only to the leading excimer laser surgeons in the United States. Dr. Hufnagel has participated in an FDA-sponsored investigation for LASIK surgery. His pioneering involvement with excimer lasers dates back to 1987 with published studies on the pathological aspects of laser surgery applied to the cornea. To date, he has performed several thousand laser vision correction procedures and tailors all surgeries to each patient’s individual needs. He is an instructor in IntraLASE™ bladeless LASIK surgical technique and actively teaches LASIK to other surgeons.

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Benjamin Chang, MDBenjamin Chang, MD

Dr. Chang is proud to spealize in Retina, LASIK, Cataracts & intravitreal injection.

Dr. Chang received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and his MD from UCLA. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, where he also served as Chief Resident. This was followed by a 2-year fellowship at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital. Dr. Chang has authored numerous articles and book chapters in ophthalmology, and is co-editor of the widely referenced Wills Eye Manual. He is a board certified eye doctor by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

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Beth Kaye, OD

Dr. Kaye attended Yeshiva University Stern College, graduating with honors with a degree in Biology. After college she attended the State University of New York College of Optometry graduating with a Doctor of Optometry Degree. After Optometry school, she worked as an Optometrist at Cohen's Fashion Optical , performing eye examinations, contact lens examinations and co-managing of ocular disease and refractive procedures. After a few years, she was appointed to the position of Director of Professional Services for Cohen's Fashion Optical, supervising and training all Optometrists in the latest advances in diagnosing and treating patients at company locations throughout the Northeast. Later, in conjunction with Insight Laser Centers , she started working at Stahl Eye Associates in the Garden City location aiding in the establishment of co-management procedures between the Cohen Fashion Optical locations and Stahl Eye Associates. In 2001 she started a private practice in Oceanside, New York, at Eye Supply of Oceanside where she performs primary eye examinations, contact lens examinations and was responsible for the day to day operations of the practice. In my spare time she likes to read, travel, work out, cook, and root for the Yankees.

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Emily Zimmerman, MD

Dr. Zimmerman received her undergraduated degree from Duke University and her medical degree from the University of Maryland. She completed her ophthalmology residency at the University of Maryland and followed this with her fellowship at the Manhattan Eye, Ear, & Throat Hospital. Dr. Zimmerman has 17 years of practice in ophthalmology. Dr. Zimmerman's subspecialties are Glaucoma surgeries, Cataracts, Trabs, and Cat/Trabs. Her hobbies include running, reading, and photography.

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