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  • Steven C Thornquist, MD

    Opti Care Eye Health & Vision
    2 Corporate Drive
    Trumbull, CT 06611
  • Philip Falcone, MD

    Bridgeport Hospital
    230 Putting Green Rd
    Trumbull, CT 06611
  • Edward Pulice, MD

    Ophthalmic Associates
    160 Hawley Ln Ste 107, Opthalmic Assoc
    Trumbull, CT 06611
  • Steven Thornquist, MD

    2 Corporate Dr Ste 112
    Trumbull, CT 06611
  • Brian Debroff, MD

    Yale Eye Ctr
    40 Temple St Ste 3B
    Trumbull, CT 06611
  • John Simses Jr, MD

    Ophthalmic Associates
    160 Hawley Ln Ste 107, Ophthalmic Assoc
    Trumbull, CT 06611
  • Reuven Rudich, MD

    4699 Main St
    Bridgeport, CT 06606
  • Vincent Manjoney, MD

    2720 Main St
    Bridgeport, CT 06606
  • Philip A Piro, MD

    3070 MAIN ST
    BRIDGEPORT, CT 06606
  • Vincent A Manjoney, MD

    2720 MAIN ST
    BRIDGEPORT, CT 06606
  • Anthony Masi, MD

    Eye Group of Connecticut, LLC
    4699 Main Street, Suite 106
    Bridgeport, CT 06606
  • Reuven Rudich, MD

    4699 MAIN ST
    BRIDGEPORT, CT 06606
  • Delia Manjoney, MD

    Vincent A. & Delia M. Manjoney, MDs
    2720 Main Street
    Bridgeport, CT 06606
  • Jeffrey R Sandler, MD

    Eye Group of Connecticut, LLC
    4699 Main Street, Suite 106
    Bridgeport, CT 06606
  • Anitha J Patel, MD

    3715 MAIN ST #309
    BRIDGEPORT, CT 06606
  • Kim P Robbins, MD

    4695 MAIN ST STE 106
    BRIDGEPORT, CT 06606
  • Jeffrey N Kaplan, MD

    Eye Group of Connecticut, LLC
    4699 Main Street, Suite 106
    Bridgeport, CT 06606
  • Jeffrey Kaplan, MD

    Opti Care Eye Health Systems
    4699 Main St
    Bridgeport, CT 06606
  • Kim Robbins, MD

    Robbins Eye Ctr
    4699 Main St
    Bridgeport, CT 06606
  • Henry Frenkel, MD

    Opticare
    3625 Main St
    Stratford, CT 06614
  • Perry Seamonds, MD, IMG

    Eye Surgery Associates
    3060 Main Street, Suite 101
    Stratford, CT 06614
  • Anthony Musto, MD

    Eye Surgery Associates
    3060 Main Street, Suite 101
    Stratford, CT 06614
  • David Mc Cullough, MD

    Spector Eyecare Center
    33 King St
    Stratford, CT 06615
  • Kim P Robbins, MD

    324 ELM ST STE 103-B
    MONROE, CT 06468
  • James R Pinke, MD

    9 COTS ST
    SHELTON, CT 06484
  • Nancy E Miller-Rivero, MD

    2 TRAP FALLS RD
    SHELTON, CT 06484
  • Martin R Shapiro, MD

    2 TRAP FALLS RD
    SHELTON, CT 06484
  • Samuel P Sprotzer, MD

    2 TRAP FALLS RD
    SHELTON, CT 06484
  • Philip J Silverstone, MD

    2 TRAP FALLS RD
    SHELTON, CT 06484
  • James Pinke, MD

    Eye Center
    9 Cots St, Shelton Medical Ctr
    Shelton, CT 06484
  • Joseph Sokol, MD

    4 CORPORATE DR STE 285
    SHELTON, CT 06484
  • Darron A Bacal, MD

    2 TRAP FALLS RD
    SHELTON, CT 06484
  • Seth W Meskin, MD

    2 TRAP FALLS RD
    SHELTON, CT 06484
  • Martin Shapiro, MD

    Eye Physicians&Surgeons Pc
    21 Cherry St
    Milford, CT 06460
  • David Brothers, MD

    Eye Associates
    255 W River St
    Milford, CT 06460
  • Charles Oestrich, MD

    63 Broad St
    Milford, CT 06460
  • Scott Seo, MD

    Fairfield Ophthalmology LLC
    1300 Post Rd, Suite 209
    Fairfield, CT 06824
  • Leonard Flom, MD

    Physicians Eye Ctr
    1903 Post Rd
    Fairfield, CT 06824
  • Arnold Pearlstone, MD

    Physicians Eye Ctr
    1903 Post Rd
    Fairfield, CT 06824
  • Leonard Flom, MD

    Physicians Eye Ctr
    1903 Post Rd
    Fairfield, CT 06824
  • Dan Omohundro, DO, MD

    Ophthalmic Surgeons
    2371 Black Rock Tpke
    Fairfield, CT 06824
  • Stephen Rabinowitz, MD

    Ophthalmic Surgeons
    2371 Black Rock Tpke
    Fairfield, CT 06825
  • Shelley Driesman, MD

    Ophthalmic Surgeons
    2371 Black Rock Tpke
    Fairfield, CT 06825
  • Peter Small, MD

    2119 Post Rd
    Fairfield, CT 06824
  • Mark Steckel, MD

    140 Sherman St
    Fairfield, CT 06824
  • Darron Bacal, MD

    Eye Physicians & Surgeons
    339 Boston Post Rd Ste 350
    Orange, CT 06477
  • Martin Shapiro, MD

    Eye Physicians & Surgeons
    339 Boston Post Rd Ste 350
    Orange, CT 06477
  • Samuel Sprotzer, MD

    Eye Physicians & Surgeons
    PO Box 1008
    Orange, CT 06477
  • Nancy Miller Rivero, MD

    Eye Physicians & Surgeons
    339 Boston Post Rd, Eye Physician & Surg
    Orange, CT 06477

Ophthalmologist Info

Ophthalmologist Summary:
Ophthalmologists are eye doctors who specialize in diagnosing, preventing, and treating diseases and injuries of the eyes. Ophthalmologists are medical doctors or doctors of osteopathy who have chosen the field of vision and the eyes for helping patients. These doctors deal with all issues regarding the anatomy, physiology, function, and diseases that affect the eyes. In addition, ophthalmologists can perform routine eye examinations, dispense advice to patients, and write prescriptions for glasses or contact lenses. Ophthalmologists are also able to prescribe eye drops or drugs to help treat eye infections and diseases.

Ophthalmologists can be considered specialists in both medicine and surgery, as they perform a variety of surgical and nonsurgical interventions to help those who suffer with eye problems.

Ophthalmologist Education and Training:


An ophthalmologist must first obtain a 4 year bachelor's degree, then complete 4 years of medical school in an ophthalmologist program, a 1 year internship, and at least 3 years of residency in the field. Those wishing to pursue a sub-specialty must complete an additional 1 to 2 years of training. After all education has been completed, an Ophthalmology Certification Exam must be passed in order to become a certified ophthalmologist.

Ophthalmologist Conditions Treated:


A few of the concerns and eye disorders that Ophthalmologists deal with include:


Ophthalmologist Sub-specialties:


While ophthalmology is a specialty within the medical field, there are many sub-specialties with ophthalmology. These sub-specialties may focus on certain parts of the eye, certain conditions, specific procedures, or specific populations. Some sub-specialties may include Cornea and External Disease, Glaucoma, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Ocular Oncology, Ophthalmic Pathology, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery, or one of many others.

Ophthalmologist Procedures and Treatments:


Just a few of the interventions used by Ophthalmologists include:

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract surgery
  • Corrective surgery
  • Eye exams
  • Eye ultrasound
  • Eylea injections
  • Fluorescein angiography
  • Fundus photography
  • Laser surgery
  • LASIK eye surgery
  • Lucentis injections
  • Optical coherence tomography
  • Prescribe corrective eyewear
  • Refractive surgery
  • Scleral buckle
  • Vision exams
  • Vitrectomy

Ophthalmologist Associations:


The American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Board of Ophthalmology are just two of the associations that Ophthalmologist may be linked with. There are many other associations, including those specific to each state and those devoted to sub-specialties within the field.


Ophthalmologist FAQs:
What is an

Ophthalmologist

?
An Ophthalmologist is a physician who performs eye surgery, as well as provides vision care by diagnosing and treating the eye.

Why might I see an Ophthalmologist?
You should see an Ophthalmologist if you experience a change in vision, such as eye pain or redness. You should also see an Ophthalmologist if you experience blurred vision, double vision or eyestrain.

What are some areas that an ophthalmologist can specialize in?
Some of the specialized areas are glaucoma, plastic surgery, cornea diseases, retinal diseases and pediatrics.

What is the difference between an ophthalmologist, optometrist and optician?
These titles are often used interchangeably, but they are quite different and involve different qualifications and practice criteria. An optician mainly works with corrective eye wear and cannot diagnose or treat any condition. An optometrist is a doctor of optometry. While an optometrist may diagnose eye and vision problems, treatment is limited to prescription of corrective eye wear and medications for certain diseases that affect the eye. An optometrist is not a medical doctor. An ophthalmologist is a medical doctor or doctor of osteopathy with a specialization in care of the eyes and vision. An ophthalmologist can perform all of the duties of the other eye professionals, as well as diagnosing and treating conditions and performing surgical interventions when necessary. The ophthalmologist has the most complete training and qualifications for all aspects of eye and vision health.

What is a holistic ophthalmologist?
This is an ophthalmologist who takes a more natural approach to treating eye diseases and injuries. He or she recommends dietary supplements to maintain eye health as well as alternative medicines and procedures such as acupuncture.

How many ophthalmologists are there in the United States?
The International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) states that there are 25,152 ophthalmologists in the United States as of March 6, 2014.


Ophthalmologist Related Terms:
eyes, retina, cornea, glasses, contact lenses laser eye surgery, glaucoma, ocular surgery, near sighted, far sighted, astigmatism, blindness, pink eye, discharge, cataracts, tumors, eye examinations, ophthalmology, vision