While our patients are thrilled to find an eye surgeon they can trust, they may also experience trepidation venturing to a new city. Travel can be stressful, especially when it comes to your healthcare needs. That's why we've put together some information to help make your visit with us as smooth and comfortable as possible. Our team of experienced, trusted eye health professionals can meet with you virtually via web conferencing for your initial consultation. After that, we will schedule your in-person appointment and provide top-rated recommendations on rental cars, accommodations, sightseeing, dining, and more.

Plan Ahead

If you're traveling from out of town for an eye appointment, it's important to plan ahead. Make sure you know the date and time of your appointment, as well as the location of our office. If you need help with transportation or accommodations, let us know, and our caring patient coordinator can assist you.

Bring Your Medical Records

If you've had previous eye exams or treatments, be sure to bring a copy of your medical records with you. This will help us better understand your eye health history and provide you with the best possible care.

Arrive Early

We recommend that out-of-town patients arrive early for their appointments. This will give you plenty of time to find our office, fill out any necessary paperwork, and get settled before your exam.

Ask Questions

If you have any questions or concerns about your eye health or treatment, don't hesitate to ask. Our team is here to help, and we want to make sure you feel comfortable and informed throughout your visit.

Enjoy Your Visit

While you're in town, take some time to explore the area and enjoy all it has to offer. Whether it's trying new restaurants, visiting local attractions, or simply taking a stroll through the city, we want you to have a positive and memorable experience during your visit with us.

We hope this information helps make your visit with us as stress-free and enjoyable as possible. If you have any additional questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to reach out to us. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Meet Our Team

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Omar Shakir, MD, MBA

Omar Shakir, MD, MBA

Ophthalmologist & Fellowship-Trained Retina Specialist

Dr. Shakir is a board-certified ophthalmologist with extensive expertise and an unwavering commitment to excellence. He excels in the specialized fields of cataract and vitreoretinal surgery. After receiving his Doctor of Medicine degree at Albany Medical College, Dr. Shakir completed an internship at the prestigious Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore as well as an elite residency at the University of Florida. Additionally, Dr. Shakir pursued a fellowship in vitreous and retina surgery at Yale University.

Amoolya Rao, OD

Amoolya Rao, OD


Dr. Amoolya Rao obtained her Bachelor of Science in Psychology at the University of Illinois. Her Doctorate of Optometry was completed at the Illinois College of Optometry. Dr. Rao pursued her residency in Primary Eye Care and Ocular Disease via the New York VA Healthcare System (SUNY College of Optometry.) She excels in the treatment of ocular diseases and also provides outstanding eye care in the form of comprehensive examinations and contact lens fittings.

Omar Perdomo, MD

Omar Perdomo, MD


An alumnus of the University at Albany, SUNY and the State University of New York College of Optometry, Dr. Perdomo utilizes his wealth of experience and expertise in optical treatments to help clients at Coastal Eye enjoy clear vision and a higher quality of life. His career has enabled him to take on many exciting projects, including working on a project with the U.S. Department of Energy. Above all, Dr. Perdomo takes great pride in honoring his community and giving back to them with every chance he gets.

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What’s the next step?

Contact us today to set up your virtual appointment with our caring team. We can help you to plan your trip and decide on the best hotels in the area. Greenwich, CT, is a thriving and bustling destination where you will find both tranquility and unique shopping and dining. We look forward to meeting you in person soon!

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