Dr. Betty R. Klein, MD

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Dr. Betty R. Klein, MD

Ophthalmology | Female

Betty Klein MD 57 North St Ste 415, Danbury, CT 06810 Get Directions
(203) 794-0117

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Care Philosophy

My joy in practicing ophthalmology comes from the fact that I know I am providing something of value: sight. Our independence, our pleasure, our competence and our ability to communicate are all enhanced by our ability to see clearly. I look forward to each work day and to seeing each patient. My goal is to protect your vision as though it were my own and to do so in a way that is comfortable, informative and respectful.Read more

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Retinal Testing
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Yale University

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    St Barnabas Hospital

    Completed in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    Yale New Haven Hospital

    Completed in 1991

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Retina Institute Of Maryland

    Completed in 1992

    Yale New Haven Hospital

    Completed in 1991

  • Undergraduate School
    Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania

    Graduated in 1982

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Klein's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Klein's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Experience with Dr. Klein

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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Klein's Care Philosophy

My joy in practicing ophthalmology comes from the fact that I know I am providing something of value: sight. Our independence, our pleasure, our competence and our ability to communicate are all enhanced by our ability to see clearly. I look forward to each work day and to seeing each patient. My goal is to protect your vision as though it were my own and to do so in a way that is comfortable, informative and respectful.