About Dr. Sambursky - Binghamton Ophthalmologist

Binghamton Eye Doctor Serving Elmira, Corning, Ithica, Syracuse, Courtland, & Oneonta, NY

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Daniel L. Sambursky, MD"As a laser and cataract surgeon I value the precious gift of sight. After undergoing the LASIK procedure , I gained a true insight of the needs of any patient undergoing ocular surgery. My staff and I are dedicated to providing our patients with the highest quality eye care and state-of-the-art laser vision correction."
-Daniel Sambursky, MD

Binghamton ophthalmologist Daniel Sambursky, M.D., F.A.C.S. is a pioneer in Laser Vision Correction (LVC). In the early 1990's he participated in the Excimer Laser surgery investigational trials and was among the first vision correction surgeons in the United States to perform LASIK Surgery. He has even had the vision correction surgery procedure done himself.

Dr. Daniel Sambursky is the first cataract surgeon in the New York's Southern Tier to offer the advanced LenSx® technology and is the only doctor in Binghamton offering this advanced technology.

Binghamton ophthalmologist Dr. Sambursky earned his medical degree from the SUNY Upstate Medical School and completed an internship at the University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital program in internal medicine. He then completed his training in Ophthalmology and ocular surgery at the Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, which is one of the nation's top ten medical and surgical training programs in Ophthalmology.

Dr. Sambursky also had the honor of being unanimously elected to serve as Chief Resident at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital. He then completed a Fellowship, which is an additional year of training, in Refractive and Corneal Surgery at the prestigious Wilmer Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital, widely regarded as the top Ophthalmology program in the world.

Dr. Sambursky has dedicated his practice to vision correction and has performed more than 30,000 LASIK vision correction surgeries and over 25,000 cataract surgeries. He has also served as a Resident Instructor at the Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital where he has taught dozens of Ophthalmologists his surgical techniques in Refractive, Cataract and Corneal surgery. He continues to teach many doctors from this country and abroad his vision correction surgical techniques and has ophthalmology patients from around the country and around the world that seek his expertise in LASIK Vision Correction Surgery.

Dr. Samburksy is an innovator and pioneer in the field of vision correction surgery who is the first eye surgeon in Upstate New York and Northeastern Pennsylvania to perform:

  • IntraLase for LASIK surgery, also the most experienced with bladefree LASIK
  • Cataract surgery with Restor® lens and Toric IOL
  • DSEK surgery (corneal transplant)
  • Verisyse Lens surgery to correct myopia
  • First and only surgeon to perform Berisyse lens in the region.
  • Cataract surgery totals over 12,000
  • LASIK totals over 12,000

Dr. Sambursky has designed and patented an intraocular lens, which is used to replace the human crystalline lens during Cataract Surgery and has also designed a few surgical instruments that may be used during vision correction eye surgery. In addition, he was one of the first vision correction surgeons in the United States to remove a cataract with a laser by using a technique known as Laser Photolysis. For the past few years, he has lectured on vision correction surgery including LASIK and Cataract Surgery in this country and abroad.

Daniel Sambursky is an innovative and dedicated vision correction surgeon with special interests in LASIK and Cataract Surgery. His pursuit of excellence and perfection makes him a leader in the field of LASIK vision correction and Refractive Surgery.

If you live or work in Binghamton, Elmira, Corning or Ithaca, NY and want to improve your vision, please contact Binghamton phthalmologist Dr. Daniel Sambursky today!