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We are located in Norwalk, CT., 1/4 mile north of I-95

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Dr. Martin D. Arkin and Dr. David Folman, Proudly Serving The Eye Care Needs of Norwalk

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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Dr. Martin D. Arkin has been serving Fairfield County for over thirty years offering his patients the most advanced technology available. In addition to 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.

We also proudly serve the residents of Westport, Wilton and Darien!

To find out more, come see us today!

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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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Diabetes and Eyesight

Diabetes is a major and growing optical health concern in Connecticut today with many patients both young and old coming into our Norwalk practice to see Dr. Arkin.

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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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Contact lenses are also used to help heal eye disease, similar to how a bandage can facilitate healing and relieve surface pain. One type of medical contact lens is Prokera, which contains biological material to help restore ocular health. Prokera facilitates faster healing, relieves pain, reduces scarring, and decreased inflammation.

In particular, Prokera is effective at treating:

  • Dry eye syndrome
  • Keratitis
  • Chemical burns
  • Corneal ulcers, abrasions, erosions, inflammation, and infections
  • Bullous keratopathy

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Meet Our Doctors

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...
Dr. David Folman is a Fairfield County native, who earned his Doctorate of Optometry from the New England College of Optometry.  He previously completed a...

What Our Patients Say

I am historically a wimp when it comes to my eyes. Took me until I was 28 to go for the 1st time! Always comfy with Dr. Arkin and staff, and his experience with eyes of all ages makes my kids just as comfortable! Thorough, not rushed, office is organized, appointment reminders are helpful and he never misses a birthday!
2 days ago
- Anne G.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Arkin's for years and recently my husband started going there and now my mother. We have been very impressed with Dr. Folman. He is very knowledgeable and friendly. He used a creative way for me to see my computer screen better with my contacts. The front desk staff is also very friendly.
1 week ago
- Linda G.
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I have been a patient of Dr Arkin's for years and I have been very happy with the care I have received. He has given me great advice regarding any concerns I have had and has always given me answers to any questions I've ever had about my health. It was also great to hear that he has joined a contact lens recycling program that I have been participating in which makes it easier for me to deposit any used lenses and packaging locally. The office staff is really nice and helpful and there are a lot of eyewear options available on location as well.
2 weeks ago
- Angel C.
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I have very great experience in the doctor's Arkin office. He is a very good doctor, and his assistants are very helpful.
4 weeks ago
- Vira P.
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Wonderful office, beautiful facility. Everyone is polite and very knowledgeable. I highly recommend this office. Dr.Folman not only discovered an issue with my eyes, but helped me come up with a solution. The office and the staff are nothing short of extraordinary.
1 month ago
- Tiba H.
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It was an overall great experience with Dr. Folman. He was very knowledgeable and willing to answer any questions we had. Will definitely return for an annual eye exam.
1 month ago
- Tina _.
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Overall a very good and professional appointment. Would highly recommend going here!
3 months ago
- Zach L.
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148 E Avenue, Ste 3C
Norwalk, CT 06851
  • 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Closed

*Open every other Saturday - please call first.

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