ReFocus Eye Health

Your Danbury Eye Doctor

57 North Street, Danbury, CT

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Our Team

Neil Kalbag MD

Neil Kalbag, MD

Dr. Neil Kalbag, a board-certified ophthalmologist, brings a wealth of expertise and a passion for innovation to ReFocus Eye Health. Dr. Kalbag stands at the forefront of ophthalmic excellence with specialized training in vitreoretinal diseases and surgery. Dr. Kalbag's career includes... Show More

Dr. Neil Kalbag, a board-certified ophthalmologist, brings a wealth of expertise and a passion for innovation to ReFocus Eye Health. Dr. Kalbag stands at the forefront of ophthalmic excellence with specialized training in vitreoretinal diseases and surgery.

Dr. Kalbag's career includes significant research contributions, numerous authored manuscripts, and several prestigious awards recognizing his commitment to the field.

Alongside general ophthalmology services, he specializes in complex conditions such as diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, retinal detachments, and retinal and macular pathology. His commitment to individualized, high-quality care ensures patients receive the most advanced and compassionate treatments.

At leisure, he delves into creative writing, graphic design, digital animation, music composition, and avid reading.

Locations

  • Danbury, CT

Specialties

  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Age-related macular degeneration
  • Retinal detachments
  • Retinal and macular pathology

Education

Medical School

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

Residency

Internal Medicine – St. Luke’s University Hospital, Bethlehem, PA
Ophthalmology – Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

Fellowship

Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery – Northwestern Medicine, Chicago, IL

Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Publications

  • Several poster presentations and manuscripts, including research published in the Journal of Glaucoma

Awards

  • Certificate, Outstanding Achievement and Excellence in the Ophthalmic Knowledge Assessment Program (June 2016 & 2017)
  • Cento Amici Ophthalmology Award (May 2014)    
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (April 2013)
  • Dr. Paul Miranti Award for Outstanding Achievement in Anatomy (Rutgers NJMS – May 2011)
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmologist
  • Retina Surgeon
  • English
Caitlyn Kennedy Mitchell OD

Caitlyn Kennedy Mitchell, OD

Dr. Caitlyn Kennedy Mitchell is an optometrist specializing in medically necessary contact lenses for complex corneal conditions. With expertise in fitting scleral and custom-designed lenses, Dr. Mitchell transforms patients' lives dealing with challenges like keratoconus and corneal scarring. Dr. Mitchell is... Show More

Dr. Caitlyn Kennedy Mitchell is an optometrist specializing in medically necessary contact lenses for complex corneal conditions. With expertise in fitting scleral and custom-designed lenses, Dr. Mitchell transforms patients' lives dealing with challenges like keratoconus and corneal scarring.

Dr. Mitchell is a leading expert in dry eye disease and specialized contact lenses, offering innovative solutions for enhanced comfort and clear vision.

A graduate with honors from The New England College of Optometry, Dr. Mitchell received her Doctor of Optometry degree. Her extensive clinical training includes invaluable experiences at renowned institutions such as Boston Medical Center's cornea and contact lens department, Boston Veterans Administration Hospital System's advanced low vision and primary eye care clinics, and South Boston Community Health Center.

Committed to global eye care, Dr. Mitchell is an active member of Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH), dedicating her time to international optometric mission work, particularly in the Dominican Republic. Additionally, she has shared her knowledge as an Adjunct Clinical Instructor for the SUNY School of Optometry.

Locations

  • Danbury, CT

Specialities

  • Comprehensive eye exams
  • Scleral contact lens fitting
  • Vision correction
  • Dry eye disease
  • Surgical co-management
  • Glaucoma
  • Eye infection and injuries

Education

Bachelor of Arts – Biological Sciences

University of Delaware, Newark, DE

Doctor of Optometry

New England College of Optometry, Boston, MA

  • English
Amanda Dinsmore MD

Amanda Dinsmore, M.D.

Dr. Amanda Dinsmore is a board-certified ophthalmologist driven by her unwavering passion for delivering exceptional eye care. She graduated with honors and earned her medical degree from the prestigious University of Alabama at Birmingham. She completed her internship at Presbyterian/St.... Show More

Dr. Amanda Dinsmore is a board-certified ophthalmologist driven by her unwavering passion for delivering exceptional eye care. She graduated with honors and earned her medical degree from the prestigious University of Alabama at Birmingham. She completed her internship at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Hospital in Denver, CO, followed by a comprehensive ophthalmology residency at the University of Colorado in Aurora, CO.

Dr. Dinsmore's contributions to the field are evident through her published scientific research, featured in esteemed publications like Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. She has also graced important industry gatherings with her insights and knowledge, showcasing her dedication to advancing the field of ophthalmology.

Before joining the ReFocus team, Dr. Dinsmore provided ophthalmic care at the VA Medical Center in Birmingham, AL, demonstrating her commitment to serving the community and veterans alike. Fluent in Spanish and English, she ensures effective communication and personalized care for diverse patients.

Specializing in many areas, Dr. Dinsmore excels in general ophthalmology services, offering comprehensive exams and preventative eye care. Her expertise shines bright in specialized fields such as cataract surgery, glaucoma treatment, diabetic eye exams, and the management of eyelid lesions and disorders.

Locations

Specialties

  • Comprehensive eye exams
  • Cataract surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Diabetic eye exams
  • Eyelid lesions and disorders

Education

Medical School

University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Internship

Presbyterian/Saint Luke’s Hospital, Denver, CO

Residency

Ophthalmology – University of Colorado, Aurora, CO

Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmologist
  • Cataract Surgeon
  • Glaucoma Surgeon
  • English
  • Spanish

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- Jim M. 1 day ago
Friendly, courteous , very helpful
- Gail T. 1 day ago
Fast, professional and caring
- Candy E. 1 day ago
Doctor Kalbar is great. Explains everything Clearly and concisely.
- Tony N. 2 days ago
Outstanding service and great staff.
- Thomas C. 6 days ago
Staff is prompt and courteous, and the doctor is one of the most thorough and knowledgeable positions I’ve ever had for my eye care.
- Sheryl C. 1 week ago
Dr Kalbag & the tech did a fabulous job w exam
- Joanna J. 2 weeks ago
Very friendly, and knowledgeable..
- Annette M. 2 weeks ago
Perfect! Fast checkin. Pleasant iffice staff. Dr K clearly answered all of my post op questions.
- Sandra W. 2 weeks ago
(Translated by Google) They are incredible, the doctor is very special, she will always be in my prayers so that God will take care of her and bless her because... Show More
(Translated by Google) They are incredible, the doctor is very special, she will always be in my prayers so that God will take care of her and bless her because that is how we employ doctors with charisma and love for the clients, they are the best, all of them from the beginning, they are all very nice, I congratulate them😘 (Original) Son increibles la doctora es muy especial siempre estara en mis oraciones para que Dios la cuide y bendiga porque asi es que ocupamos medicos con carisma y amor para los clientes son los mejores todos desde el principio todos son bien lindos los felicito😘
- Pilar M. 3 weeks ago