Danbury Eye Physicians & Surgeons
Main Office Number: 203-791-2020
Stephen 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.