Dr. Deborah A. Downes, MD

Dr. Deborah A. Downes, MD

Ophthalmology | Female | 60 years old

ocated in Manchester, CT, Surgical & Medical Ophthalmology, LLC offers an array of services in a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere. Our skilled doctors and friendly staff provide the highest quality care using the most sophisticated technology available and are dedicated to helping every patient enjoy the best possible vision. Surgical & Medical Ophthalmology, LLC has both Board certified ophthalmologists and optometrists specializing in many areasRead more

Surgical and Medical Ophthalmolgy
295 E Center St
Manchester, CT 06040 Get Directions
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ocated in Manchester, CT, Surgical & Medical Ophthalmology, LLC offers an array of services in a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere. Our skilled doctors and friendly staff provide the highest quality care using the most sophisticated technology available and are dedicated to helping every patient enjoy the best possible vision. Surgical & Medical Ophthalmology, LLC has both Board certified ophthalmologists and optometrists specializing in many areasRead more

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in eastford, CT |
Dr. Downes is a conscientious, detail minded, person who takes the time to explain things well to her patients.
in Vernon Rockville, CT |
Cataract removal in Both Eyes. She clearly explained my options, the procedure and follow up treatment including problems that could occur. I found her to be a patient oriented surgeon, with patience and the ability to explain all the options available with my condition.
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Dr. Downes' Care Philosophy

ocated in Manchester, CT, Surgical & Medical Ophthalmology, LLC offers an array of services in a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere. Our skilled doctors and friendly staff provide the highest quality care using the most sophisticated technology available and are dedicated to helping every patient enjoy the best possible vision. Surgical & Medical Ophthalmology, LLC has both Board certified ophthalmologists and optometrists specializing in many areas

Dr. Downes' 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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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Color Blindness
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University

    Graduated in 1982

  • Internship Hospital
    St Barnabas Med Center

    Completed in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital Center

    Completed in 1986

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery