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Buffalo & Amherst: 716.881.7900
Orchard Park: 716.677.6500
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Michael Farkas

Michael H. Farkas, PhD

Vision Research Center

Contact:
3495 Bailey Ave.
Building 20, Room 239
Buffalo, NY 14215
Phone: 716-834-9200, ext. 5638
Email: mhfarkas@buffalo.edu

Title and Department:
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology

Education and Training:
Ph.D. Biological Sciences, University at Buffalo
M.S. Biotechnology, Johns Hopkins University

Clinical Fellowships (Ophthalmology):
Harvard Medical School (2014)
University of Pennsylvania (2011)

Research Focus:

Bioinformatics; eukaryotic pathogenesis; gene expression; gene therapy; genomics and proteomics; molecular and cellular biology; molecular basis of disease; molecular genetics; RNA; stem cells; vision science

Clinical Relevance:

Functional characterization of a novel splice variant in PRPF31, role of RNA splicing factors in retinal degeneration

Research Journal Articles:

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Buffalo Niagara
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1176 Main St.
Buffalo, NY 14209
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Northtowns Office

3580 Sheridan Drive
Suite 150
Amherst, NY 14226
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Southtowns Office

301 Sterling Drive
Orchard Park, NY 14127
P: 716-677-6500
F: 716-677-6507

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Your vision is of utmost importance to us.

At the Ross Eye Institute, we understand the importance of continuing to meet your vision care needs. We take your health and COVID-19 precautions very seriously. Your health, and ours is of utmost importance.

- We follow the Department of Health guidelines.
- Doctors and staff undergo daily screening questions as well as temperature checks twice a day.
- Access to our facility is limited to our patients only. If a patient cannot attend their appointment on their own, an escort will also be permitted.
- Patients who arrive more than 15 minutes prior to their appointment will not be allowed inside until it gets closer to their scheduled appointment time. Please plan accordingly.
- Patient and staff touch points are sanitized between each use and logs are maintained documenting strict adherence.
- Proper mask use is strictly enforced.
- We are not allowing visits from pharmaceutical reps, vendors, or other salespersons or business associates.

Your vision care is a critical component to maintaining long-term vision health and the Ross Eye Institute remains committed to meeting your vision care needs while keeping you safe, during these uncertain times.