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Your Trusted New Canaan Eye Doctor

Experiencing problems with your vision can be a scary time for any individual or family member, but it’s important not to panic. With quality help from a board-certified New Canaan eye doctor, you and your family receive the proper treatment at the right time -- that way, you can preserve your vision over a long period of time.

At Coastal Eye Surgeons, we firmly believe every patient deserves the best vision care possible. We follow the best practices and techniques, use the most advanced equipment available, and provide a boutique-style environment for a more comfortable experience. It’s safe to say we take care of our patients and we live up to that every single day.

A New Canaan Ophthalmology Specialist

One thing you can count on when you book an appointment with Coastal Eye Surgeons is our commitment to excellence. We take a high-tech approach to modern-day ophthalmology and are proud to offer our clients one of the highest-rated New Canaan ophthalmology offices.

Dr. Shakir and his team specialize in a wide range of eye health issues to ensure patients receive the proper diagnosis and most-effective treatment available. We’ve helped New Canaan residents with laser cataract surgery, macular degeneration, cornea issues, diabetic retinopathy, dry eyes, floaters, glaucoma, and retinal diseases.

In addition to that, Coastal Eye Surgeons is capable of helping individuals and family members with eye allergies. Even if you’re unsure of what’s causing your allergies, Dr. Shakir performs an allergy test to remove any guesswork or assumptions when finding a solution. Everyone should have an understanding of their symptoms and we’re prepared to help you get there!

What Makes Coastal Eye Surgeons Different?

Coastal Eye Surgeons is the most trusted New Canaan ophthalmology office in the area.

Our boutique-style environment is something that can’t be matched anywhere else, but that’s just the beginning of what makes us different from our competitors.

We understand how important vision care is to everyday health and we want to ensure our patients receive the best treatment possible. That’s why we’re always utilizing cutting-edge technology and highly-advanced equipment during our procedures -- including the femtosecond laser, micropulse laser, and FDA-approved intraocular lenses.

Dr. Shakir’s commitment to modern-day treatment allows him the ability to offer cataract surgery and retina surgery at the same time -- something no other ophthalmologist in the state of Connecticut is capable of. It’s just part of the reason Coastal Eye Surgeons is the preferred eye care specialist for every New Canaan resident.

Contact Us Today for More Information

We understand you’re going through a difficult time right now, or maybe you just want to perform a regular checkup with your local ophthalmologist. Either way, Coastal Eye Surgeons is the only eye doctor you need. We stand ready to serve our New Canaan community and take pride in offering the best eye care services in the area. If you have any questions about our services, are interested in a certain procedure, or want a comprehensive eye exam from a board-certified ophthalmologist, contact us today. We can’t wait to help you find a little peace in your day-to-day life.

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The 4 O's of Eye Care

In your search for quality and experienced eyecare services, you’re going to come across a wide range of different eyecare professionals. Often referred to as the ‘four O’s of eye care,’ these professionals include ophthalmologist, optometrist, optician, and ophthalmic technician. An ophthalmologist is a medical doctor that attended medical school, completed a one-year internship, a three-year residency, and/or a one- or two-year fellowship. They give exams, diagnose problems, provide medical eye care, surgical eye care, and plastic surgery.

An optometrist is an eye care professional that went to optometry school and completed a four-year professional program to receive their doctor of optometry degree. Optometrists give eye exams, prescribe eyeglasses, monitor eye diseases, treat eye conditions, and provide vision therapy. Opticians specialize in eyeglasses and their main responsibility is designing, providing, and fitting corrective lenses – depending on the prescription given to them by an ophthalmologist or optometrist. On the other hand, an ophthalmic technician often assists an ophthalmologist.

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