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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

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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...
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Dr. David Folman grew up in Fairfield County, and is proud to live and work in Norwalk, Connecticut. He earned his Doctorate of Optometry from...

What Our Patients Say

I've been a patient of Dr. Arkin's for many years -- wonderful doctor! My most recent appointment was with Dr. Folman -- and I had a terrific experience. Thorough and kind, he took just the right amount of time to explain all of the procedures as he investigated my retinal scans. Highly recommend this great practice.
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- Janice D.
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THIS IS WHERE YOU WANT TO BE! The office is bright, cheery, centrally located, with the latest eye/vision technology. They have a large inventory of frames for all ages and needs, and the best contact lenses on the market. The staff is lovely - the best I have encountered in ANY office. Questions with insurance? No problem, they will help you get the most out of your plan. My physician is Dr. Arkin, who is highly knowledgeable about vision and eye health, but on top of that he is kind, patient, understanding. He has an amazing personality and is exceptional with children. I give this practice my highest recommendation. Can we make it 6 stars?
4 weeks ago
5
- Teri S.
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I have always enjoyed my visits to the office. Dr Arkin and the staff are always courteous, welcoming, and professional. Looking forward to the next visit!
4 weeks ago
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- Kerri M.
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I’ve been a patient of Dr Arkin for 13 years now. Him and his staff are always super friendly and helpful. He is always is very thorough with checking my eyes and very patient with answering any questions. He has updated technology, which helps makes the quicker, Its nice to not have to wait to get my eyes dilated. I’m out of the office in about 45 mins. I recommend my friends and family to him.
1 month ago
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- Michelle W.
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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!
1 month ago
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- 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.
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- 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.
1 month ago
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- Angel C.
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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
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*Open every other Saturday - please call first.

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