Dr. Eric L. Wasserman, MD

Dr. Eric L. Wasserman, MD

Ophthalmology | Male | 63 years old

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Dr. Wasserman specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Stamford, CT. He practices at 1 location.

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in Westport, CT |
I used to use an eye doctor in NYC but needed to switch to somebody in Fairfield County. I couldn't have been happier with Dr. Wasserman's services and the way the office staff treated me. He gave me a perfect prescription. I'm in my 60s: I haven't seen this well in 35 years. I strongly recommend him.
in Stamford, CT |
I had to cancel my appointment during a snow storm. his office didn't answer the phone so I didn't show up. turned out the office was open and he wanted $100 as a fee from me. I couldn't believe that was true when the whole city was shut down due to the weather. he insisted on fee payment misrepresenting my previous cancellations. He went to great lengths to wrestle off $100 from me. $100 I worked for & he didn't. Shameful, undignified and unprofessional!!!
in Stamford, CT |
I have had an eye condition which other doctors over the years have never diagnosed. I had severe migraines in and behind my eyeball and drooping eyelids. He diagnosed dry eye, told me to use eye drops and hold off on eyelid surgery. Since The day after I started treatment, I have had no more eyeball aches and my eyelid no longer droops.
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Dr. Wasserman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  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

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

Education

  • Medical School
    New York Medical College

    Graduated in 1979

  • Internship Hospital
    Danbury Hosp
  • Residency Hospital
    Ny Med Coll Res Prog
  • Fellowship Hospital
    John H Sheets Eye Fdn
  • Undergraduate School
    Connecticut College

    Graduated in 1975

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy