ReFocus Eye Health Partners With Eye Center of Southern Connecticut

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WATERBURY, Conn.—ReFocus Eye Health, a management services group based here, said this week that it has affiliated with Eye Center of Southern Connecticut. The move expands its presence in Connecticut to 10 locations, including its ambulatory surgery center in Waterbury. The terms of the affiliation were not disclosed. Eye Center of Southern Connecticut is a comprehensive medical and surgical eyecare practice with seven providers and 46 employees across its three Connecticut offices in Hamden, Cheshire and Branford, according to the announcement.

"We're excited to partner with Eye Center's talented team, and we are grateful for the opportunity to support them as they continue their provision of top-quality care and service to their patients," ReFocus chief executive officer said Dan Doman said in the announcement.

Eye Center of Southern Connecticut offers comprehensive services, including routine eye exams, cataract surgery, corneal transplant surgery, glaucoma services, laser vision correction (LASIK, PRK) and a range of cosmetic and facial rejuvenation procedures.

“ReFocus' commitment to patient care and its focus on a positive and collaborative culture made it the perfect group to partner with,” said Paul Masi, MD, FACS, of Eye Center of Southern Connecticut. "The people of southern Connecticut have long known the stellar reputation that Eye Center of Southern Connecticut since its establishment nearly 60 years ago, and that will only continue to grow as a member of the ReFocus family.

Masi noted that he and his partners Peter Marks, MD, and Andrew Swan, MD, as well as the practice’s skilled associate physicians, James Murphy, MD, Jenny Temnogorod, MD, Nataliya Pokeza, MD, and Liz Moore OD, look forward to continuing the tradition of providing quality eyecare to their family of patients.

ReFocus, which works toward providing best-in-class administrative support to its affiliated eyecare physicians, supports an affiliate network that includes 14 locations across Connecticut, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.