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 Bachelor of Arts at Skidmore College (Cum Laude), where he double-majored in political economics and music, followed by a post-baccalaureate pre-medical certification at Tufts University. Dr. Folman is a member of American Academy of Optometry, the American Optometric Association and the Connecticut Association of Optometrists.
His interests include specialty contact lenses, pediatrics, glaucoma management, nutrition, and ocular manifestations of systemic diseases (i.e. diabetes, hypertension, Lyme, autoimmune conditions, etc.). He is particularly passionate about the burgeoning field of myopia prevention, which aims to slow or prevent the development of nearsightedness using corneal refractive therapy (CRT), multifocal lenses, or pharmaceuticals.
Dr. Folman speaks English and Spanish. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, cycling, cooking, playing music, and spending time with his family.