Operate at our Surgery Center

The ReFocus Eye Surgery Center is one of just a handful of surgery centers in Connecticut specializing solely in ophthalmic surgery. That means—unlike in hospitals or multispecialty surgery centers—our attention is focused only on eye procedures.

About the center

Because our facility was designed exclusively for eye surgery, we operate efficiently and effectively. At our center, you will find:

Key Features

  • State-of-the-art operating rooms with the most advanced equipment, including CENTURION Phaco machines, LASIK, cross-linking, Argon, SLT, YAG, penetrating keratoplasty, DMEK, DSEK, DALK, and all MIGS procedures such as I-Stents, Xengel, Omni, Kahook, and ECP
  • Simultaneous access to two operating rooms, enabling enhanced efficiency
  • Convenient surgical block times, AM or PM, to increase efficiency without compromising patient care or safety
  • MD anesthesiologists who specialize in ophthalmic anesthesia and perform all eye retrobulbar anesthesia at the center
  • Staff, including RNs and certified surgical technicians with decades of experience working with ophthalmologists
  • Efficient processes designed to help your patients return home as soon as possible
  • A facility fully licensed and accredited by the State of Connecticut’s Department of Health and the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC)
  • A staff that is fully certified in CPR and advanced cardiovascular life support (ACLS)

A wide range of capabilities

The center offers you the opportunity to perform a number of surgical procedures, including:

Cataract surgery

Corneal surgery/corneal transplantation

Refractive surgery

Vitreoretinal surgery

Glaucoma surgery

Oculoplastic surgery

“Operating at the ReFocus Eye Surgery Center in Waterbury has been invaluable to my practice. The experienced staff have consistently generated rave reviews from my patients in providing a pleasant, personalized and communicative service pre and post operatively. The care and attention of the OR staff, along with having two rooms accessible to eliminate turnaround time, has been an incredible advantage to optimizing efficiency and optimal patient care.”

- Erika Wandel, M.D.

You’re invited

We have a common mission: providing the best ophthalmic care possible. Because of that, we’d like to invite you to use our facility to serve your patients.

To inquire about operating at our center or to schedule a tour, please contact Lori Valleca, Director of Nursing, at lori.velleca@refocuseye.com

Find Us

Waterbury, CT
87 Grandview Avenue,
Waterbury, CT 06708

Monday: 7am – 5pm
Tuesday: 7am – 5pm
Wednesday: 7am – 5pm
Thursday: 7am – 5pm

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