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Now you can see better after cataract surgery with new advanced technology lens implants. Trust the talent of our doctors at Pinke Eye Center to ensure the best results and patient care, offering the most advanced eye care technology. If you have been told you are experiencing the onset of cataracts you should arrange an appointment with Dr. Pinke. If you are seeking cataract surgery in Connecticut call us today! 203.924.8800

Glaucoma is a disease in which there is damage to the optic nerve, usually resulting from chronically high pressures inside the eye. The optic nerve receives the visual image from the retina and sends the image to the brain. The brain interprets this image as sight.  Some patients have glaucoma, even though their pressure is "normal." These patients have “low tension glaucoma.” Their optic nerves have an increased susceptibility to damage and need to have their eye pressure lower than normal to prevent progression of damage. If you are seeking glaucoma treatments in Connecticut call us today! 203.924.8800

We provide comprehensive eye care to patients of all ages. Our services include not only laser vision correction and small-incision cataract surgery but also treatments for a range of conditions such as glaucoma, the diabetic eye, dry eye and macular degeneration.

Regular eye exams are an invaluable tool in maintaining your eyes' health by detecting and preventing disease. Some diseases develop slowly without causing pain or vision loss. Early detection of any problems can reduce the risk of further harm and allow for a choice of treatment options. Call us to schedule a regular eye exam. 203.924.8800

The Optical Department at the Pinke Eye Center provides the highest level of fashion and quality at the best value. Our team of experienced professionals understand that shopping for eyewear can be stressful, so we work hard to make you comfortable. Our Optician will begin the process by discussing both your prescription and aesthetic needs. You will have the chance to talk about your lifestyle and how you intend to wear your glasses. The Optician will then assist you in making a selection that enhances your appearance and compliments your personal style. Finally, we will tailor the frame to your face with your prescription.

Welcome to The Pinke Eye Center

Personalized Care you can trust

At the Pinke Eye Center, the health of your eyes is our top priority. For over 26 years, Dr. Pinke has been providing Connecticut residents state of the art medical and surgical eye services, combined with unparalleled patient care.

The primary mission of the Pinke Eye Center is to provide the highest quality eye care with courtesy, concern and compassion for each of our patients.
  • To create a smoothly functioning practice where it is possible to provide the highest quality eye care in a spirit of harmony and cooperation.
  • To recognize our patients as our greatest asset and our employees as our greatest resource.
  • To meet the challenges of a changing world with enthusiasm and a positive attitude.
  • To expect the best of ourselves at all times.

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Dr. James Pinke is a graduate of the Tufts University Medical School and performed his Ophthalmology residency at Tufts New England Medical Center Hospital. He has been a board certified fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology since 1983 and is a member of The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the Fairfield County Medical Society, The American Medical Association and The Connecticut Society of Eye Physicians. James R. Pinke, M.D. is also the senior attending ophthalmologist at Griffin Hospital and founding member and medical director of The Connecticut Eye Surgery Center, South, located in Milford, Connecticut. Dr. Pinke is a staff Ophthalmologist at the Witon Surgery Center.

James R. Pinke, M.D. is renowned for his work in cataract and glaucoma surgery and has lectured in nationally recognized courses on cataract surgery. Highlights of his three decades of accomplishments include:

  • Introducing "stitchless" cataract surgery to Connecticut.
  • Helping pioneer cataract surgery without injections, stitches or eye patches.
  • Becoming one of the first surgeons in the state to offer multi-focal implants-a breakthrough technique that corrects both distance and close vision.
  • Helped introduce SLT & ECP laser surgery for glaucoma.

Since opening The Pinke Eye Center in 1982, James R. Pinke, M.D. has performed over 20,000 eye operations. In his spare time, James R. Pinke, M.D. enjoys traveling, skiing, scuba diving and spending time with his wife Tina and family.

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