DR. GEORGE BRINNIG (right) specializes in cataract surgery and glaucoma management. “Cataract surgery is one of the best surgeries for glaucoma because it reduces the need for medication,” he notes. After graduating from the University of California Davis School of Medicine, he further trained at the Pacific Presbyterian Medical Center and earned a master’s in medical management from the Heinz School of Carnegie-Mellon University. He has been published in Annals of Internal Medicine, American Journal of Ophthalmology and British Journal of Ophthalmology. He presented research at the American Academy of Optometry and lectured at the American College of Surgeons. DR. OLGA KONYKHOV (center) specializes in treating corneal and external eye disease, laser vision correction, corneal transplants and refractive, cataract and lens-implant surgery. A summa cum laude graduate of St. John’s University, she received her degree from SUNY Downstate College of Medicine. She completed her ophthalmology residency at New York Medical College and a fellowship in cornea, anterior segment and refractive surgery at the prestigious Pepose Vision Institute. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. DR. JEFFREY L. OBERMAN (left) is passionate about helping people see better. At the University of Pittsburgh Eye & Ear Hospital, “we were taught to do just about everything,” he says. He received the AMA’s Physician Recognition Award five times and Patient’s Choice Award three times, and was named a “Top Doc” by Connecticut Magazine (’09, ’10, ’11) and one of the Consumer Research Council of America’s Top Ophthalmologists. He has pioneered cataract surgery and laser surgery for glaucoma and diabetes in Norwalk. This includes performing advanced micro-incision cataract surgery utilizing premium implants to correct astigmatism and presbyopia. OptiCare has world-class ophthalmologists in 18 locations in Connecticut, all with state-of-the-art equipment. It also has its own accredited ambulatory surgery center and laser vision correction center. Each OptiCare provider is dedicated to the “I Care” philosophy, which aims to provide every patient with a pleasant experience as well as optimal outcome.