Board-certified Ophthalmologist

Omar Shakir, MD, MBA, is a board-certified ophthalmologist with extensive experience in eye care. Votted one of the Best Cataract Surgeons in America 2022, 2023 and 2024, he brings a wealth of expertise to Coastal Eye, located in Greenwich, Connecticut, where he provides comprehensive eye care services to patients throughout Fairfield County. Dr. Shakir is committed to using the latest technologies and most advanced techniques, ensuring that his patients receive top-quality care.

Best Cataract Surgeons in America 2022

Best Cataract Surgeons in America 2023

Best Cataract Surgeons in America 2024

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Fellowship-trained Retina Specialist

Dr. Omar Shakir is the founding partner of Coastal Eye, specializing in cataract and vitreoretinal surgery. He is also a Clinical Instructor at Yale University, where he shares his expertise with the next generation of eye care professionals. Dr. Shakir received a Doctor of Medicine from Albany Medical College in Albany, New York, followed by an internship at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. During a residency at the University of Florida, he honed his skills in ophthalmology. Dr. Shakir completed a two-year vitreous and retina surgery fellowship at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, where he gained extensive experience treating complex eye conditions. With his exceptional training and expertise, Dr. Shakir is committed to providing his patients with the highest quality ophthalmology care.

Our mission at Coastal Eye

At Coastal Eye, our mission is to make your eyesight the best it can be. Dr. Shakir provides a boutique-style setting that features the latest technologies and always puts patients first. He performs most treatments in-office and tailors care to each individual’s unique health history and concerns. Dr. Shakir's team provides a full suite of ophthalmic services, including treatment for cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, dry eyes, glaucoma, macular degeneration, floaters, cornea problems, and eye allergies. Dr. Shakir's focus is top-notch surgical eye care - namely laser cataract surgery, custom lens replacement, EVO implantable collamer lens as a better option to LASIK, and floater removal

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