Dr. Luchs graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1987 and received his M.D. in 1991 from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. He completed an internship at the Mount Sinai Medical Center, and his Ophthalmology residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center.
He was a fellow in Cornea/External Disease at Wills Eye Hospital. Following his training, Dr. Luchs joined South Shore Eye Care in 1996, and now serves as their Director of Clinical Research and Director of Cornea/External Diseases and Refractive Surgery. In 2006, he was named as the Co-Director of the Division of Refractive Surgery for the Long Island Jewish/North Shore University Health System. Dr. Luchs continues to be a member of the Cornea Service at Long Island Jewish/North Shore University Medical Center, and is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine. He has numerous publications on cornea, external diseases, and refractive surgery to his credit, including 2 books, and has lectured nationally, and internationally. Dr. Luchs is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American College of Surgeons, and the Nassau Academy of Medicine. He is also a member of the Castroviejo Corneal Society, and a founding member of the American-European Congress of Ophthalmic Surgery (AECOS) and the Society of Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgeons (CEDARS). He serves as an Assistant Editor for Advanced Ocular Care, Therapeutics/Cornea & External Disease section, an Assistant Editor for Ocular Surgery News, Technology Section, and an Editor, of the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Ophthalmic News and Education (O.N.E.) network, Cataract Section. In 2015, he received the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Achievement award.
Dr. Luchs is also the Founder and CEO of Insightful Solutions, LLC, the makers of OJO Fortified Eye Care Nectar and OJO Eye Care Crystals– the first Doctor-Formulated Eye Health beverage containing the AREDS vitamins.