Personalized medical attention

At Focus Eye Care and Surgery, our goal is to provide our patients with the best eye care in Queens in the most comfortable environment. Our staff members always strive to make every visit as pleasant and effective as possible.

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What to take with you?

Please bring a complete list, with:

  • dosages of your current medications
  • eye drops
  • nutritional supplements
  • over-the-counter medicines
  • herbal supplements

This will help with the check-in process and provide the doctor with information needed to prescribe treatment or make a diagnosis. Please also bring your current insurance and a form of photo identification.

In some cases, your pupils must be dilated during an eye exam.

Dilation is necessary for a thorough evaluation of your eyes. Dilation may cause your vision to become blurry, and lights will appear brighter than usual.

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visit duration

When planning your appointment, please allow sufficient time for a comprehensive eye examination. Depending on the time of day and the testing required, the visit could take up to 1.5 hours.

Get Directions

We are conveniently located at 8626 Queens Boulevard in Elmhurst, NY. Please allow enough time for parking if you are driving. There is metered parking available in the area.

Here is an outline of what to expect on your first visit to our office


On arrival, you will be greeted by our friendly and welcoming front desk staff. They will verify your paperwork and may ask you to provide some further information.


Once the paperwork is completed, one of our trained ophthalmic technicians will review your chart and perform diagnostic testing appropriate to your eye condition and/or complaint. The testing is conducted using brand new state of the art equipment is quick and painless. Our testing equipment includes, automatic refracting, corneal topography, automated visual field testing, eye photography, ultrasound sonography, ocular biometry, corneal cell counting, and optical coherence tomography.

The technician will take down your history and ask you relevant questions about your eye health.


After the testing and work-up is completed, you will see Dr. Neelofar Ghaznawi, our founder, a board-certified ophthalmologist, and a highly qualified surgeon. She will review your medical history, go over test results, discuss your complaint and comprehensively examine your eyes.

After your examination, she will discuss any findings in a very clear and thorough manner. Dr. Ghaznawi always encourages her patients to ask any questions they might have.

We want to give you the highest quality help and do it in different languages.

In addition to being a native English speaker, Dr. Ghaznawi is also fluent in Spanish and Farsi. We also have staff who speak Cantonese, Hindi, Mandarin, and Urdu.
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ask us

We want your visit to Focus Eye Care and Surgery to be as convenient and beneficial as possible.

Please do not hesitate to contact us in advance if you have any questions