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Welcome To The Practice of Dr. Martin D. Arkin


Our mission is to provide each and every patient with the most professional and comprehensive eye examination available today. We treat our patients in a very warm and friendly manner ensuring a thoroughly positive experience
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lady_blue_glasses_1280x480 smDr. Martin D. Arkin
has been serving Fairfield County for over thirty years offering his patients a congenial environment while providing the most advanced technology available. In addition to the comprehensive eye exams, Dr. Arkin and his staff provide a wide range of services through the use of state of the art instruments and technology that enhance current methods to diagnose and treat eye disease.

We also provide our patients with an extensive range of eyewear ranging from an affordable selection to a broad designer collection. Eyeglasses are accurately fabricated in our professional onsite optical lab managed by our licensed optician, which will afford only the highest quality workmanship along with timely delivery.

To find out more, come see us today!

Focus on Contact Lenses

A good contact lens fit starts with a thorough eye exam to ensure the most up-to-date prescription and rule out any pre-existing conditions that could interfere with contact lens wear.

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Comprehensive Eye Exams

Dr. Arkin practices optometry to the fullest scope recognized by the state of Connecticut. As a practice specializing in Advanced Optometric Care we provide a number of services for our patients.

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Eye Exams for Children

As a parent, you may wonder whether your pre-schooler has a vision problem or when a first eye exam should be scheduled.

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Q&A with Dr. Arkin

Dry Eyes Q&A

Q: Is it true that Dry Eye symptoms seem to be more severe in the winter than in the warmer spring and summer months?

Dry eye symptoms are always more severe in the winter due to the fact that we use heat which has a drying effect on our skin and eyes.

Q: When should a person come in to see their optometrist for Dry Eye symptoms and when is it enough to take care of this problem yourself?

If the person experiences burning of the eyes along with a gritty, sandy feeling without relief for more than two weeks, an eye doctor’s visit would be appropriate.

Q: What is the examination like to determine whether someone is suffering from Dry Eyes?

We use a number of different painless diagnostic dry eye tests. The Schirmer Tear Test and the Tear Breakup Time are some of them. They are quick with no discomfort. We are basically measuring tear production and how long it takes for the tear film to evaporate.

Read more Q&A’s on our FAQ’s Page.

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Call Us 203-822-7092
Schedule An Appointment

Call Us 203-822-7092

Meet Our Doctor

Dr. Martin D. Arkin

Dr. Arkin graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, and has practiced in Norwalk since that time.   He has been certified in post graduate training allowing him to practice Advanced Optometric Care which means that his patients experience the most advanced medical eyecare available today, including the diagnosis and treatment of...

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Why do I Need Regular Eye Exam?

While most people schedule regular check-ups with doctors and dentists, many are not aware of the importance of an annual visit to the eye doctor. Regular eye exams can be the key to the early detection and treatment of emerging vision problems, eye diseases, and a number of other health issues. When you come to a Norwalk optometrist for an eye exam, you will receive comprehensive service designed to find and correct any vision or eye issue. Don’t take good vision for granted, schedule an appointment today!

Dr. Martin D. Arkin, P.C.

148 East Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06851
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