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About Us

  • Emergency Eye Care
  • Pediatric Eye Care
  • Eye Disease Management
  • Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS, iStent)
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Cornea Specialist

Our Team

Dr Gilbert

Richard Gilbert, M.D.

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  • English
Dr Young

Joseph Young, O.D.

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  • English
Dr Bui

Nancy Bui, O.D.

Dr. Nancy A. Bui received her optometry degree from MCPHS University, where she received extensive training in refractive conditions, glasses and contact lenses, ocular diseases, and co-management of patients. Her clinical experiences include working in private practices, the Northampton VA... Show More

Dr. Nancy A. Bui received her optometry degree from MCPHS University, where she received extensive training in refractive conditions, glasses and contact lenses, ocular diseases, and co-management of patients. Her clinical experiences include working in private practices, the Northampton VA Medical Center, and community health centers in Massachusetts. Outside the clinic, Dr. Bui enjoys reading and spending quality time with her family and friends. She is fluent in English and Vietnamese. 

  • English
Glen K Goodman MD FACS

Glen K. Goodman, MD, FACS

Dr. Glen K. Goodman is a board-certified ophthalmologist and a leading expert in corneal and external diseases. Dr. Goodman's expertise spans various ophthalmic specialties, from cataracts and glaucoma to macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Goodman has crafted a legacy of... Show More

Dr. Glen K. Goodman is a board-certified ophthalmologist and a leading expert in corneal and external diseases. Dr. Goodman's expertise spans various ophthalmic specialties, from cataracts and glaucoma to macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.

Dr. Goodman has crafted a legacy of precision and compassion as the Medical Director and owner of the esteemed Cataract Surgery Center of Milford, a Medicare-certified multi-physician ophthalmology ambulatory surgical center. Throughout his illustrious career, he has performed over 10,000 surgeries, including intricate cataracts and laser procedures.

Dr. Goodman is a dedicated scholar, contributing significantly to research and academia. His contributions have been published in esteemed journals, reflecting his deep commitment to advancing the knowledge and understanding of eye care. Furthermore, in honor of his late parents, he established the Dorothy and Kenneth Goodman Memorial Science Scholarship, a testament to his commitment to nurturing future scientific minds.

Dr. Goodman finds solace in the great outdoors and cherishes moments spent with his wife, Rachel.

Locations

  • Waterbury, CT

Specialties

  • Comprehensive eye exams
  • Corneal issues
  • Cataracts
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular degeneration
  • Diabetic retinopathy

Education

Medical School

Boston University – Boston, MA

Internship

NYU Langone Hospital – Long Island (Formerly Nassau Hospital) – Mineola, NY

Residency

Ophthalmology – University of Louisville Affiliated Hospitals, Louisville, KY

Fellowship

Corneal & External Disease Service – Boston University Affiliated Hospitals, Boston, MA

Certification

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Surgeons
  • New England Ophthalmic Society
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmologist
  • Cataract Surgeon
  • Glaucoma Surgeon
  • Cornea and external diseases
  • English
Erika Wandel MD

Erika Wandel, MD

Dr. Erika Wandel is a dedicated and board-certified ophthalmologist renowned for her expertise as a glaucoma specialist. After graduating with honors from the University of Chicago, Dr. Wandel's passion for humanitarian work led her to Brussels and Eastern Europe, where she... Show More

Dr. Erika Wandel is a dedicated and board-certified ophthalmologist renowned for her expertise as a glaucoma specialist.

After graduating with honors from the University of Chicago, Dr. Wandel's passion for humanitarian work led her to Brussels and Eastern Europe, where she collaborated with the United Nations, establishing essential healthcare services in underserved regions of Chicago. Her commitment to compassionate patient care was recognized during her internship at Greenwich Hospital, where she received accolades for her empathetic approach.

Dr. Wandel's academic journey took her to New York Medical College, where she honed her skills and knowledge in the field of ophthalmology. Following this, she completed her residency at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, solidifying her expertise. Dr. Wandel's pursuit of excellence led her to a prestigious glaucoma fellowship at Mt. Sinai Hospital.

Having shared a glaucoma practice with her father in New York, Dr. Wandel's legacy of compassionate care continues in Connecticut, where she now resides with her family. Beyond her professional endeavors, Dr. Wandel enjoys spending quality time with her family, pursuing her passion for rowing and piano, and actively volunteering.

Locations

  • Waterbury, CT

Education

Medical School

New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

Internship

Preliminary Medicine – Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, CT

Residency

Ophthalmology – John Stroger Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL

Fellowship

Glaucoma – Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY

Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmologist
  • Cataract Surgeon
  • Glaucoma Surgeon
  • English
Michelle L White MD

Michelle L. White, MD

Dr. Michelle L. White is a board-certified ophthalmologist focusing on anterior segment disorders, cataracts, cornea transplant surgery, and laser vision correction. Dr. White’s journey in medicine began at Drexel University College of Medicine, where she earned her medical degree and... Show More

Dr. Michelle L. White is a board-certified ophthalmologist focusing on anterior segment disorders, cataracts, cornea transplant surgery, and laser vision correction. Dr. White’s journey in medicine began at Drexel University College of Medicine, where she earned her medical degree and later served as Chief Resident during her ophthalmology residency training.

Driven by a passion for understanding the intricacies of the cornea, Dr. White pursued a research fellowship at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, delving into cutting-edge corneal advancements. Further honing her skills, she completed a clinical cornea fellowship at the esteemed Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia.

Dr. White’s expertise shines through her scholarly contributions, with numerous papers published in respected peer-reviewed journals. Notably, she authored the Treatment Guideline of HSV Keratitis for the American Academy of Ophthalmology, showcasing her leadership in the field.

Dr. White finds joy in the rhythm of her feet hitting the pavement during runs, embracing the thrill of travel, and cherishing moments with her family.

Locations

  • Cheshire, CT
  • Waterbury, CT

Specialties

  • Cataracts
  • Comprehensive eye exams
  • Cornea cross-linking
  • Cornea injuries and conditions
  • Cornea transplant
  • Laser vision correction

Education

Medical School

Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Categorical Surgery – Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, Cabrini Medical Center, New York, NY
Categorical Surgery – University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA
Ophthalmology – Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA
Ophthalmology – Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Clinical Fellow, Cornea – Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Research Fellow, Cornea – Harvard Medical School / Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA

  • Comprehensive Ophthalmologist
  • Cataract Surgeon
  • Refractive Surgeon
  • Cornea Surgeon
  • English
Angela L Bosjolie DO

Angela L. Bosjolie, D.O.

Meet Dr. Angela L. Bosjolie, a distinguished ophthalmologist and surgical retina specialist with over a decade of transformative practice. Renowned for her expertise, Dr. Bosjolie has transitioned her focus exclusively to retinal care, where her passion and proficiency truly shine. Her... Show More

Meet Dr. Angela L. Bosjolie, a distinguished ophthalmologist and surgical retina specialist with over a decade of transformative practice. Renowned for her expertise, Dr. Bosjolie has transitioned her focus exclusively to retinal care, where her passion and proficiency truly shine.

Her commitment to advancing the understanding of retinal disorders is unparalleled. Dr. Bosjolie has shared her insights with the medical community through numerous enlightening lectures. Her expertise spans a broad spectrum, including diabetic eye health, age-related macular degeneration, and the complexities of flashes and floaters.

Dr. Bosjolie specializes in treating conditions like macular degeneration, diabetic and hypertension retinopathy, macular holes, macular puckers, retinal tears, and retinal detachments.

Locations

  • Waterbury, CT
 
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmologist
  • Retina Surgeon
  • English
  • Spanish
Caroline N DeBenedictis MD

Caroline N. DeBenedictis, MD

Meet Dr. Caroline N. DeBenedictis, a compassionate board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in pediatric eye care and strabismus. With a wealth of experience and surgical expertise, she is dedicated to the well-being of young patients, addressing a range of conditions from pediatric... Show More

Meet Dr. Caroline N. DeBenedictis, a compassionate board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in pediatric eye care and strabismus. With a wealth of experience and surgical expertise, she is dedicated to the well-being of young patients, addressing a range of conditions from pediatric cataracts to ocular trauma and genetic ocular disorders.

Dr. DeBenedictis' passion for pediatric ophthalmology is evident in her holistic approach. From birth and beyond, she provides comprehensive care, diagnosing, treating, and managing various eye conditions. Her expertise extends beyond the realms of ophthalmology, often collaborating with other medical specialists to ensure comprehensive care for patients with complex disorders.

Dr. DeBenedictis is a prolific author, her insights gracing the pages of numerous esteemed medical journals.

Locations

  • Waterbury, CT
  • Bloomfield, CT

Specialties

  • Comprehensive eye exams
  • Pediatric ophthalmologic disorders and diseases from birth through adulthood
  • Pediatric cataracts
  • Amblyopia
  • Pediatric strabismus
  • Adult strabismus
  • Nasolacrimal duct obstruction (Blocked tear duct)
  • Chalazion
  • Congenital anomalies
  • Pediatric uveitis
  • Pediatric ocular genetic disorders
  • Ocular trauma

Education

Medical School

Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

Internship

Internal Medicine – Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Ophthalmology – North Shore-LIJ Health System, Great Neck, NY

Fellowship

Pediatric Ophthalmology – Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Ocular Genetics, Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional Societies

  • American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Women in Ophthalmology
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmologist
  • Pediatric Ophthalmologist
  • English
Karen Nipper MD

Karen Nipper, MD

Introducing Dr. Karen Nipper, a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in oculoplastic surgery. She combines comprehensive ophthalmology services with a focus on reconstructive and cosmetic surgery of the eyelids and surrounding tissues. Beyond her clinical expertise, Dr. Nipper is a respected author, her... Show More

Introducing Dr. Karen Nipper, a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in oculoplastic surgery. She combines comprehensive ophthalmology services with a focus on reconstructive and cosmetic surgery of the eyelids and surrounding tissues.

Beyond her clinical expertise, Dr. Nipper is a respected author, her research gracing the pages of esteemed journals like Archives of Ophthalmology and the American Journal of Ophthalmology. Dr. Nipper's dedication to global eye care is evident in her volunteer work. From the sun-kissed shores of Pangasinan, Philippines, to the historic landscapes of Arequipa, Peru, she has generously donated her skills to international medical missions, leaving a trail of improved vision and grateful smiles.

In addition to her surgical prowess, Dr. Nipper is embracing aesthetics, offering services like Botox and chemical peels. Her commitment to enhancing not just the vision but also the confidence of her patients defines her as a remarkable oculoplastic lid specialist.

Locations

  • Hamden, CT
  • Waterbury, CT

Specialties

  • Comprehensive eye exams
  • Dry eye disease
  • Eyelid drooping
  • Lower eyelid malposition (ectropion, entropion)
  • Reconstruction post-periocular skin cancer
  • Eyelid lesions
  • Tearing disorders
  • Blepharospasm
  • Cosmetic eyelid surgery
  • Botox
  • Chemical peels

Education

Bachelor of Arts (Phi Beta Kappa)
Vassar College – Poughkeepsie, NY

Medical School

University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine – Philadelphia, PA

Internship

Albert Einstein Medical Center – Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Ophthalmology – Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Ophthalmic Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery – Marc S. Cohen, M.D., Philadelphia, PA

Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmologist
  • Oculoplastic Surgeon
  • English

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I highly recommend Refocus. I recently had cataract surgery performed by Dr. Michelle White. She made me feel that I wasn’t just a number but a patient who mattered. She... Show More
I highly recommend Refocus. I recently had cataract surgery performed by Dr. Michelle White. She made me feel that I wasn’t just a number but a patient who mattered. She put me at ease during a very stressful time. The staff at Refocus went above and beyond the call of duty. They were not only efficient, which is not seen much these days, but they were very engaging and courteous every time I had an appointment. The atmosphere in this office is very welcoming and warm. Kudos to this wonderful office.
- Lucy D. 5 days ago
Had my first appointment ever today and I couldn’t be happier with the care I received. The staff was wonderful, sweet and caring and Dr. Young was also very caring,... Show More
Had my first appointment ever today and I couldn’t be happier with the care I received. The staff was wonderful, sweet and caring and Dr. Young was also very caring, thorough and took time to answer my questions and concerns. Also, there was hardly any wait time!
- Madelin M. 2 weeks ago
It was a great visit! Very helpful and kind people!
- Kaustubh P. 2 weeks ago
Excellent
- Nathaniel L. 1 month ago
Great doctor White has helped me to improve my vision.
- Maricha W. 1 month ago
Allway's Excellent Care
- Robert B. 1 month ago
The doctor is very efficient.
- Lana O. 1 month ago
Very nice and helpful
- Pedro J. 1 month ago
Dr White is a very caring physician. My first visit and I was very satisfied with her examination and treatment plan
- Dan D. 1 month ago
All the staff were friendly, helpful and professional...Dr. Caroline D.'s professionalism, demeanor, and knowledge reassured me and gives me confidence in her.
- Frank F. 1 month ago