Dr. Darron Bacal, MD

Dr. Darron Bacal, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
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Dr. Darron Bacal, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Orange, CT and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ in 1992 and specializes in ophthalmology.

325 Boston Post Rd Ste 1A

Orange, CT 06477

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Diplopia
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Vascular Disease


  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Staten Island University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bacal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bacal's Reviews

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Dr. Bacal's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

in East Hampton, CT
Dr. Bacal came recommended to us when my son was 2 by our pediatrician. He was deemed the best in the state. Exactly what I was looking for and to hear as my son's eye was beginning to cross in. After scheduling an initial appointment, I was hearing his name all over! Kids school, around town, and...more
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in Fairfield, CT
Dr. Bacal is an excellent pediatric ophthalmologist who is clinically astute with an impressive background. Any child in his care is fortunate to have his expertise and input.
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in Ansonia, CT
Dr Bacal is an excellent physician. He was able to quickly diagnose our daughter with a rare eye cancer (retinoblastoma) and help us to get the best treatment for her. Because of his quick diagnosis, our daughter's eye was saved and some vision restored. He is our eye physician for both of our...more
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in Fairfield,Ct
Dr.Bacal shows compassion and empathy towards my daughter. He has been her doctor for 5 yrs now. She recently had surgery on both eyes. His knowledge and patience were outstanding. My daughter is 8 yrs old and she doesn't mind going for her eye exams. As a psych nurse and mom I would definitely...more
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in West Haven, CT
Brought our 3month to see Dr becal. He was horrible! He never explained what he was doing and brushed off every thing I had said as if I was bothering him by bringing her there. He diagnosed her with severe nearsightedness and said she needs glasses but he would not give a prescription until she is...more
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