Greenwich Hospital’s ophthalmology staff consists of board-certified surgeons highly experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of eye disorders. Our eye surgeons use laser and other leading-edge technology to deliver an advanced level of precision surgical eye care for conditions including:
- Diabetic retinopathy
- Diseases of the retina
- Macular degeneration
- Strabismus, ptosis and amblyopia
- Complications from Lasik surgery
Advanced Laser Techniques
Greenwich Hospital surgeons specialize in advanced laser techniques for procedures such as:
- Cataract surgery
- Intraocular lens transplants
- Laser vision correction
- Surgery of the retina
Vision Support - Greenwich Hospital Lions Low Vision Center
The Greenwich Hospital Lions Low Vision Center provides services to people with low vision in Fairfield and Westchester counties. The center helps those with moderate visual impairment to maximize their remaining vision and enhance their quality of life. A Community Health at Greenwich Hospital program.
The Greenwich Hospital staff provides individualized attention to all surgical patients. Patient support includes organizing preoperative tests and admission procedures, making discharge arrangements and helping patients understand insurance benefits.
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Appropriate pain control helps patients recover faster with fewer risks of complications. The Greenwich Hospital healthcare team works closely with patients to prevent and relieve pain and discomfort. Pain control options for eye patients may include:
- Over-the-counter medications such as analgesics and anti-inflammatory drugs.
- Ice packs
- Eye drops
Surgical patients can expect to be continually assessed to ensure they are comfortable. Patients are asked to participate in their pain management by telling staff when they are uncomfortable and reporting and rating their pain on a scale of 0 to 10. Together, patients and staff set goals for acceptable pain levels. When necessary, adjustments or changes to the pain management regimen are made.
Severe pain, nausea, or vomiting should be reported to the surgeon immediately.
Two Convenient Surgical Locations
Greenwich Hospital has two surgical facilities, both equipped with the latest technology and comfortable accommodations:
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By appointment with a physician referral. Call (203) 863-3984.