Ophthalmology, Department of Surgery

Ophthalmology provides treatment for patients with disorders of the eyes. Our doctors treat simple and complex eye diseases, from general eye care to glaucoma, cataract and laser vision correction surgery.

We are committed to providing our patients with a higher level of eye care using the latest medications and surgical techniques.

Welcome to the Section of Ophthalmology at Danbury Hospital. Danbury Hospital's Section of Ophthalmology is comprised of physicians and surgeons that provide a full range of medical and surgical treatments for ocular (eye) disorders.

Our doctors can perform comprehensive exams for the diagnosis and management of the entire spectrum of eye disease. Problems can be as simple as those requiring glasses or contact lenses, to those as complex as requiring surgery. Danbury Hospital's highly trained eye surgeons perform all types of eye surgery, including:

  • Small incision cataract surgery
  • Premium lens implantations
  • LASIK and other forms of laser vision correction
  • Corneal transplantation
  • Glaucoma surgery
  • Retinal surgery
  • Pediatric and adult eye muscle surgery
  • Functional and cosmetic oculoplastics
  • Facial reconstruction

Our eye specialists are available to see adults and children on an inpatient or outpatient basis for routine complete eye exams, plus consultations and second opinions. We are available 24-hours a day, seven days a week for emergency eye care through private offices and the Danbury Hospital Emergency Department.

Many of our doctors are involved in clinical research studies utilizing the latest breakthrough medications and procedures. Our state-of-the-art facilities include:

  • In-office laser treatment capability
  • Surgical suites for the treatment of minor eye problems
  • A modern out-patient surgical center for the correction of the most advanced eye problems

We encourage you to explore the information on our website, and to contact us anytime for more information.

Dr Zuckerman Stephen J. Zuckerman, M.D.
Section Chief, Ophthalmology
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