I am a new patient at Coastal Eye Surgeons. The experience was terrific from start to finish. I LOVED being able to make AND confirm my appointment online on a Sunday evening. Everyone is super professional and caring. I'm so glad my GP recommended them!

Marta Stroll

I was so sad when my ophthalmologist retired that I waited almost two years to look for a new one. I had my first visit the other day with Coastal and loved everything about it!! I saw Dr. Rao, who was very nice. I am so happy I finally called them.

Lisa DiBuono

Doctor Shakir is very well-trained, extremely intelligent, and most competent… and very nice, which is an added benefit. Would highly recommend him and plan to have cataract surgery with him, as well. His staff was also very nice and competent. The office is clean and has a great ambiance. Very good overall experience.

Kim Sands

New surgical machinery, polite and efficient check-in, and most of all, very pleasant staff. Dr. Shakir and his medical staff are very up-to-date on the latest surgical and general eye care.

Dale Milani

Excellent service from the staff, and Dr. Shakir is wonderful. He takes the time to explain everything, and I never feel rushed. My eyesight is the best it has been in years. Very successful surgery.

Deidre Buzzetto

My visit to the clinic was professionally handled. The appointment reminder was helpful. The front desk was efficient in handling the check-in. Post-examination feedback by Dr. Rao was very thorough and helpful. I look forward to my next visit here.

Tee Talk

My appointment was at 11 am; the receptionist was pleasant, and the process was quick, easy, and smooth. Quickly in to be assessed. The technician and Doctor were both very courteous and informative – answering all my questions. I didn’t ever feel rushed or that the exam wasn’t thorough. I was happy that you can now drive after dilation! :) The follow-up appointment for lens fitting was great, too – very thorough, answered all my questions, and was kind and professional. This is a great office; so happy to have found them!

Andrea Mathieu

My eyesight has improved greatly since I started coming to Coastal Eye Surgeons. Dr. Shakir corrected my cataracts and removed floaters that had bothered me for the last 10 years. Other eye surgeons told me it couldn’t be done. Now my vision is nearly 20/20, and I’m driving at night.

Valerie Reuling

The reception team is professional and always pleasant. Having eyes tested is done in a quiet and comfortable room. I was put at ease…

Vicki Maddocks

I enjoyed meeting Dr. Shakir – good discussion, and the staff was very pleasant – a good overall experience.

Albert J. “Bud” Schiff

Good experience. Very little wait time; several technicians took data swiftly, and a very detailed overview by Dr. Rao.

John Dunn

Dr. Shakir and his staff are great. The vibe of the office is professional, smart, and nice.

Diane Lorenzut

Excellent staff and communication. Dr. Shakir understands and has excellent knowledge of all parts of the eye and all issues surrounding the eye's inner workings. He was patient with me and explained in great detail what my condition was and was not; he prescribed the next step to recovery. Congratulations on creating an excellent office and staff.

B. Fish

The clinic is very good; the staff is just excellent. Dr. Shakir is the best ophthalmologist I have met to date. He is professional, knowledgeable, sensitive, and informative. Treats you as family and not as a patient.

Bob Pardasani

From the moment I walked in, I was greeted with smiles and professionalism. The reception area was welcoming, as were the people checking me in. The technician was lovely and very thorough. I met Dr. Rao and loved her. She was so friendly and took her time with me. She is also beautiful! I will always recommend Coastal Eye Surgeons.

Tracy Deck

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