Some diagnoses can be serious and a patient may want a second opinion. As a leader and innovator in the eye care field, Kung Eye Center is uniquely qualified to offer one. Getting a second opinion is a good way to ensure you get a correct and thorough diagnosis and treatment plan. There are a variety of reasons to seek a second opinion and it is your right as a patient to do so.
You may wish to seek a second opinion if:
In many cases, you will not need a referral for a second opinion. However, if you do require a referral, simply ask your current physician or eye doctor, and mention your concern. While some people may feel intimidated or do not want to offend their current doctor, there is no need to worry. Any doctor should be open to the idea of a second opinion in order to best meet their client’s needs. It is also important to keep open communication between yourself and your physicians to increase the potential for the best outcomes.
“Dr. Kung and staff get 5 stars. From the moment I made my appointment, to my last follow-up visit; I experienced nothing but excellence. Dr. Kung explains everything in detail, makes sure you understand and encourages questions. I had bilateral cataract surgery with results above my expectations. I no longer wear glasses.
“I’ve had cataract surgery for both my eyes by Dr. Kung. It was the most amazing experience I’ve had. Dr. Kung himself is an absolutely brilliant doctor and surgeon. His staff sets the example by which excellence can be measured. The facility is beautiful and spotless and I highly recommend using Kung Eye for any ophthalmology needs. Thank you.
“I recently had corrective lens surgery performed by Dr. Kung with amazing results. I no longer require glasses for reading or distance (driving, tv viewing etc.). Dr. Kung and his staff are consistently friendly, helpful and provided excellent care pre-, during and post-surgery...best care anywhere. I would definitely recommend the Kung Eye Center for the treatment of any ophthalmological disorder.
“Dr. Kung and Dr. Chen are wonderful. Coming from 40 years of excellent care from my prior ophthalmologist, who just retired, I had high expectations, and those have been met! The office is well-run, and all the staff have been kind and competent. Thank you!
“Dear Kung is an absolute genius! In my opinion he is the best cataract surgeon in NY city.
“State of The Art Facility and doctors. Exceeded my expectations. Extremely careful regarding Covid19....Everybody wearing masks, etc. Thank you
“I had cataract surgery with the light adjustable lens. Surgery went very well. Staff is very professional, friendly and courteous. Highly recommend.
“Kung Eye Center is great! Dr. Kung, his doctors, technicians, and office staff run the eye center with precision, efficiency, intelligence and most of all, with caring and empathy. All medical facilities and offices should be run as well as Kung Eye Center. I am now on the road to the best vision I can have. I highly recommend Dr Kung and the Eye Center. You will be very pleased!
Some tips to prepare for a second opinion visit include:
If you are seeking a second opinion, give us a call today at either our Staten Island or East Brunswick offices. Our friendly and knowledgeable team will be more than happy to help you schedule your appointment.