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Doctors

Precision LASIK Group is the Surgery Center for the following  Ophthalmologists:
* Please contact their private practices for your scheduling and specific medical needs.

Mark S. Milner, MD

The Eye Center, Hamden/Branford/Cheshire

Main Office Number: 203-248-6365

Dr. Mark S. MilnerMark S. Milner, M.D. is a board-certified ophthalmologist and with advanced fellowship training in corneal medicine and surgery as well as external disease of the eye and uveitis.  Dr. Milner joined the Eye Center in 1995.

Dr. Milner received his B.S. degree from Union College and earned his M.D. degree from the S.U.N.Y. Health Science Center, Syracuse, NY.  He interned in Internal Medicine at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ  and completed his residency in ophthalmology at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York City, NY.  Moreover, Dr. Milner graduated from a fellowship in cornea, external disease of the eye and uveitis at the University of California, San Francisco, CA.

Dr. Milner serves as an Associate Clinical Professor at the Yale University School of Medicine’s Department of Ophthalmology where he has been affiliated since 1995.  He is a member of the American Board of Ophthalmology, the American Medical Association and serves as a member and lectures for the Connecticut Society of Eye Physicians.  He is also a member of the International Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the Ocular Microbiology & Immunology Group and the New Haven County Medical Society.  In addition, Dr. Milner is co-founder and Medical Director of Precision LASIK Group, Cheshire, CT.

Dr. Milner has a background in research, has authored various publications, been interviewed by several magazines, radio & TV shows about his refractive surgery expertise and experiences and delivered lectures and presentations across the country.

Aside from his extensive professional training and skills in the ophthalmology arena, Dr. Milner has a noteworthy presence as an amateur thespian. (He also makes a claim to playing golf on a less professional scale).  Dr. Milner is also an avid baseball fan with a tenacious allegiance to the NY Yankees.

Dr. Milner grew up in Poughkeepsie, NY and now resides in Woodbridge, CT, with his beautiful wife and three wonderful children.

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Joel A. Geffin, M.D.

Dr. Joel A. GeffinThe Eye Care Group, Waterbury/New Haven, CT
(formerly Opthalmic Surgical Associates & Temple Eye Physicians)

Main Office Number: 203-597-9100

Dr. Joel Geffin is a Board Certified ophthalmologist and fellowship trained in both corneal surgery and refractive surgery. This makes Dr. Geffin one of a few select eye surgeons who has received full fellowship training in surgery of the cornea, the external window of the eye, and refractive surgery, which corrects the eye's ability to focus. Dr. Geffin's special surgical skills include LASIK, corneal transplants and cataract surgery.

Dr. Geffin received his undergraduate degree with honors from the University of Chicago and his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He completed his ophthalmology residency training at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Geffin then went on to California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco where he specialized in corneal and refractive surgery during his fellowship.

Dr. Geffin is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the Refractive Surgery Interest Group, the New England Ophthalmological Society and the prestigious Castroviejo Cornea Society. Dr. Geffin is a member and on the executive board of the Connecticut Society of Eye Physicians. Dr. Geffin has published work in a major ophthalmic textbook.

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Alan Stern, M.D.

Starling Physicians P.C., Starling Eye Center

Main Office Number: 860-826-4460

Dr. >Alan SternAlan L. Stern, MD, is recognized by his peers, as an authority in Connecticut, on Laser Vision Correction. He has been active in refractive surgery since 1979, and was the first physician to perform both laser vision correction and Lasik in our state. He has served as an PDA investigator, and has trained over 60 other physicians in the clinical use of the excimer laser. Precision Lasik Group evolved from the Connecticut Excimer Laser Center founded by Dr. Stern. As an author of numerous articles and two chapters on Refractive Surgery, he has been honored by the American Academy of Ophthalmology for his teaching contributions.

Dr. Stern is board certified, and fellowship trained as a corneal surgeon, and serves as both Chief of Ophthalmology at the New Britain General Hospital, and as Medical Director of the Connecticut Eye Bank. Academically, he is an assistant clinical professor at the University of Connecticut. His primary practice is at the Starling Physicians P.C., Starling Eye Center, New Britain, Connecticut.

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Dr. Stern has a biology degree from Villanova University, and a medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. His ophthalmology training was at Jefferson and the prestigious Wills Eye Hospital, and he completed his fellowship training at our own University of Connecticut. He is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the New England Ophthalmological Society, and various other professional groups.

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Steve Zuckerman, M.D.

Danbury Eye Physicians & Surgeons

Main Office Number: 203-791-2020

Dr. Steve ZuckermanStephen J. Zuckerman, M.D. is co-medical director of Precision Lasik Group. He was one of the first doctors in the country to use the Excimer Laser; having worked with this exciting new technology beginning in 1993. At that time, the laser was considered investigational in the United States but ten academic medical centers were allowed to offer this surgery. Dr. Zuckerman spent a full year treating laser vision patients and providing data to the FDA so that it could be approved for general use.

Dr. Zuckerman is a specialist in corneal disease and combines this with years of experience in state of the art vision correction techniques including LASIK, PRK- Laser Vision Correction, Radial Keratotomy, SunRise LTK - Laser Thermal Keratoplasty and Astigmatic Keratotomy. He has trained many surgeons in these techniques and lectures nationally and internationally in this area. He is committed to providing the highest quality care to his patients.

Stephen Jay Zuckerman received his Doctorate of Medicine from the Mount Sinai School in New York with top academic honors including the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Medical Society. He later distinguished himself as ophthalmology Resident of the Year while completing his training in eye surgery at Boston University Medical Center. He then accepted a fellowship in corneal surgery at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.

As a Board certified surgeon and Diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology he has received many professional memberships including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, the Connecticut Society of Eye Physicians, the Connecticut State Medical Society, the Fairfield County Medical Society and the Danbury Medical Society. He has been published in the ophthalmic and medical literature.

Dr. Zuckerman has been a partner at Danbury Eye Physicians and Surgeons in Danbury, Connecticut since 1994. He resides in Redding, CT with his family.

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Archna P. Johar, M.D.

Danbury Eye Physicians & Surgeons

Main Office Number: 203-791-2020

Archna P. Johar, M.D.Archna P. Johar, M.D is a Cornea, LASIK & Refractive Surgeon specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of Cataracts, Corneal Disease, and Laser Vision Correction.

During her residency at the IOVS, Dr. Johar had intensive training at University Hospital, a Level 1 Trauma Center and a tertiary referral institute for the State of New Jersey, in diagnosing and treating ocular diseases and emergencies. Additionally, Dr. Johar had the opportunity to participate in many innovative research studies, and her work was presented at national conferences (see her Curriculum Vitae).

She further honed her expertise during her fellowship at Shands Hospital and the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Hospital (VA). This VA hospital has the busiest ophthalmology department and annually performs the most number of cataract surgeries in the entire VA System. At Shands Hospital, she was a Clinical Instructor and taught advanced no-stitch cataract surgery to ophthalmology residents. Her education also included training at the Naval Hospital in Jacksonville, FL in a wide array of advanced technology, including the STAAR Visian Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL), limbal relaxing incisions, the Intralase Femtosecond Laser, the VISX Excimer Laser, and the WaveLight® Allegretto Wave® Eye-Q Laser. Dr. Johar's training at this premier Laser Vision Correction institution will be of enormous benefit to Connecticut patients interested in having their LASIK treatment at Danbury Eye.

Dr. Johar is a board certified ophthalmologist and a Fellow of the American Board of Ophthalmology. She also maintains membership in the Cornea Society and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.

Dr. Johar is available for consultation on small incision, no stitch, no needle cataract surgery, with premium lens implants such as the ReSTOR® and the Crystalens®, and on Laser Vision Correction procedures.

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Anisha A. Jangi, M.D.

Danbury Eye Physicians & Surgeons

Main Office Number: 203-791-2020

Anisha A. Jangi, M.D.

EDUCATION

COLLEGE

May 2002 Philadelphia, PA.

University of Pennsylvania

Wharton School
Bachelor of Science in Economics, Summa Cum Laude
Major: Health Care Management

College of Arts and Sciences
Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude
Major: Biological Basis of Behavior; Minor: Chemistry

MEDICAL SCHOOL

May 2006 New York, NY

Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons

Doctor of Medicine

INTERNSHIP

June 2007 New York, NY

Saint Vincent's Hospital, Manhattan

PGY1 – Internal Medicine

RESIDENCY

June 2010 New York, NY

New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

Ophthalmology Residency

FELLOWSHIP

June 2011 New York, NY

New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

Dr. John Seedor and Dr. David Ritterband Cornea, Refractive Surgery and External Disease Fellowship

 

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Allegretto LASIK

The ALLEGRETTO WAVE Excimer Laser was designed to provide patients the greatest opportunity to achieve the best possible quality of vision and enjoy the benefits of laser vision correction.

LASIK Self-Evaluation Test

Would you like to find out if you are a LASIK candidate? If so please take our self-evaluation test and one of our staff will be in touch with you to discuss your LASIK candidacy.

Schedule An Appointment

Would you like to find out if you are a LASIK candidate? If so please take our self-evaluation test and one of our staff will be in touch with you to discuss your LASIK candidacy.

Patient Financing

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