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Dr. Joel Geffin, MD

Ophthalmology*
4.2 (32)
Map Pin Small Southbury, CT
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35 years of experience

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Overview of Dr. Joel Geffin, MD

Dr. Joel Geffin, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Southbury, CT. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 35 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX / NORTHERN CALIFORNIA CAMPUS and is affiliated with Saint Mary's Hospital and Waterbury Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Geffin an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Geffin works at Practice in Southbury, CT with other offices in Branford, CT and Waterbury, CT. They frequently treat conditions like Nearsightedness, Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) and Farsightedness along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Geffin's Office Locations

  1. 1
    The Eye Care Group PC
    22 Old Waterbury Rd Ste 202, Southbury, CT 06488 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 597-9100
  2. 2
    The Eye Care Group PC
    6 Business Park Dr Ste 102, Branford, CT 06405 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 488-5411
  3. 3
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    1201 W Main St, Waterbury, CT 06708 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 597-9100

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Saint Mary's Hospital
  • Waterbury Hospital

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Treatment frequency



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Nearsightedness
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Farsightedness
Accommodation Disorders
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Astigmatism
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Cataract
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Chalazion
Chorioretinal Scars
Chronic Conjunctivitis
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Corneal Diseases
Corneal Erosion
Corneal Ulcer
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Diabetic Retinopathy
Disorder of Choroid
Dry Eyes
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Esotropia
Exotropia
Eye Cancer
Eye Infections
Eye Pain
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Eyelid Disorders
Floaters
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Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Glaucoma
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Herpetic Keratitis
Iridocyclitis
Keratitis
Keratoconus
Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Macular or Retinal Edema
Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
Migraine
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Paralytic Strabismus
Presbyopia
Progressive High Myopia
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Senile Cataracts
Strabismus
Stye
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Tear Duct Disorders
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Cataract Removal Surgery
Contact Lens Fitting Services
Cornea Surgery
Cornea Transplant
Glaucoma Surgery
Iridectomy
Iridotomy
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Tear Duct Surgery
Acute Endophthalmitis
Anisocoria
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Bell's Palsy
Blepharitis
Blind Hypertensive Eye
Blindness
Blocked Tear Duct
Chronic Endophthalmitis
Color Blindness
Conjunctiva Cyst
Conjunctiva Degeneration Deposit
Contusion of the Eyeball
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Diabetic Cataracts
Diplopia
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Dislocation of Lens
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Drusen
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Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Ectropion of Eyelid
Endophthalmitis
Entropion
Eyelid Spasm
Headache
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Hordeolum
Hyphema
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Hypotony of Eye
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Lazy Eye
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Macular Hole
Marfan Syndrome
Miosis
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Ocular Hypertension
Pinguecula
Pterygium
Purulent Endophthalmitis
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinal Telangiectasia
Retinal Vasculitis
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Retinoschisis
Serous Detachment Retina
Squamous Blepharitis
Sympathetic Uveitis
Tonic Pupil
Trichiasis
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
Anterior Vitrectomy
B-Scan Ultrasound
Blepharoplasty
Blepharorrhaphy
Contact Lens Treatment
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Eye Test
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Eyelid Surgery
Farnsworth Lantern Test
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Ocular Prosthetics
Pterygium Surgery
Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
Repair of Eye Laceration
Ultrasound, Eye
Vision Screening
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Vitreoretinal Surgery
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    4.2
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    Based on 32 ratings
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    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 35 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1659341675
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX / NORTHERN CALIFORNIA CAMPUS
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
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    Dr. Geffin has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Geffin has seen patients for Nearsightedness, Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) and Farsightedness, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Geffin on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    32 patients have reviewed Dr. Geffin. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Geffin.

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