Dr. Eric Putnoi, MD

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Putnoi Eye Care 1 Washington St Ste 403 Wellesley Hills, MA 02481 Get Directions
Dr. Eric Putnoi, MD

Dr. Eric Putnoi is a native of Newton, MA. He has followed his father's footsteps into the practice of ophthalmology. He attended Boston University School of Medicine where he was graduated Cum Laude and was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society. He completed an internship at Newton-Wellesley Hospital, followed by surgical residency training at Boston Medical Center where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Putnoi has been working in private practice in the Boston suburbs since finishing training in 2005. A comprehensive ophthalmologist, Dr. Putnoi has unique expertise in cataract surgery as one of the first in the area to use the Femtosecond Laser and advanced technology intraocular lenses. He performs surgery at Surgisite in Waltham and at Mass Eye and Ear Infirmary in Boston. Dr. Putnoi is also utilizing the latest modalities to diagnose and treat glaucoma and has increased availability for diabetic eye exams, problem visits and the evaluation and management of dry eye, and macular degeneration. Dr. Putnoi is Board Certified in Ophthalmology and is a Fellow of the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is on staff at Mass Eye and Ear, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Brockton Hospital, Caritas Good Samaritan Hospital, Boston Medical Center, and SurgiSite Boston.

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Dr. Putnoi's Care Philosophy

Our mission is to provide high quality,patient-centered eye care with compassion, empathy and respect. We take pride in knowing our patients and make every effort to ensure a pleasant experience. We do not take your time for granted and strive to keep the office running on schedule.As delivering healthcare has become more challenging in the modern era of computers and coding, we are committed to maintaining the human connection throughout the process.

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Putnoi Eye Care - Wellesley1 Washington St Ste 403
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
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Dr. Putnoi is a world class doctor! He has done cataract surgery on both my eyes using the latest medical technology with superb results. He has the rare combination of a warm caring personality and excellent surgical skills. I highly recommend Dr. Putnoi to anyone seeking the very best in Eye care.
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Dr. Eric Putnoi is a native of Newton, MA. He has followed his father's footsteps into the practice of ophthalmology. He attended Boston University School of Medicine where he was graduated Cum Laude and was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society. He completed an internship at Newton-Wellesley Hospital, followed by surgical residency training at Boston Medical Center where he served as Chief Resident.  Dr. Putnoi has been working in private practice in the Boston suburbs since finishing training in 2005.

A comprehensive ophthalmologist, Dr. Putnoi has unique expertise in cataract surgery as one of the first in the area to use the Femtosecond Laser and advanced technology intraocular lenses.  He performs surgery at Surgisite in Waltham and at Mass Eye and Ear Infirmary in Boston.  Dr. Putnoi is also utilizing the latest modalities to diagnose and treat glaucoma and has increased availability for diabetic eye exams, problem visits and the evaluation and management of dry eye, and macular degeneration.

Dr. Putnoi is Board Certified in Ophthalmology and is a Fellow of the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is on staff at Mass Eye and Ear, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Brockton Hospital, Caritas Good Samaritan Hospital, Boston Medical Center, and SurgiSite Boston.

Dr. Putnoi's Care Philosophy

Our mission is to provide high quality,patient-centered eye care with compassion, empathy and respect.  We take pride in knowing our patients and make every effort to ensure a pleasant experience. We do not take your time for granted and strive to keep the office running on schedule.As delivering healthcare has become more challenging in the modern era of computers and coding, we are committed to maintaining the human connection throughout the process.

Dr. Putnoi says...

Putnoi Eye Care provides a wide range of eye care services including emergency eye care, routine eye care, contact lens services, eye care for medical conditions and surgery of the eye and eyelid.  If you have concerns such as dry eye, cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, are interested in contact lenses, or have developed conjunctivitis, please make an appointment with us today.

Dr. Putnoi says...

Dr. Putnoi has particular expertise in cataract surgery and was one of the first in the area to use the Femtosecond Laser and advanced technology intraocular lenses including Toric lenses for Astigmatism, and multifocal lenses. He is also utilizing the latest modalities to diagnose and treat glaucoma (including the use of laser surgery).  Dr. Putnoi performs surgery at Surgisite in Waltham, MA and at Mass Eye and Ear Infirmary in Boston.As a comprehensive ophthalmologist, 

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  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
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  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • 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
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

Education

  • Medical School
    Boston University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2000

  • Internship Hospital
    Newton Wellesley Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
    Boston Med Center

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy