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Welcome to our ReFocus Eye Health practice in Manchester, where exceptional eye care is our passion and priority. Our dedicated ophthalmologists and skilled optometrist are here to serve you with expertise and compassion. With a focus on addressing various eye conditions, from cataracts to specialized contact lens fittings, we’re committed to enhancing your vision and overall eye health. At ReFocus Eye Health in Manchester, you’re not just a patient; you’re part of our family.

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Meet the Team

Introducing Our Manchester Eye Doctors

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Dr. Daniel Petashnick is a highly skilled and board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in cornea and external disease, as well as refractive surgery. With over 25 years of experience, he possesses the expertise to diagnose, treat, and manage a wide spectrum of eye conditions, ranging from complex diseases to common eye issues. 

Beyond his clinical practice, Dr. Petashnick has actively contributed to the field of ophthalmology by mentoring and instructing residents and delivering engaging cornea lectures. His commitment to excellence has earned him recognition as a Top Doc in Connecticut Magazine for multiple years.

Outside of his professional pursuits, Dr. Petashnick has diverse interests, including philosophy, religion, the arts, and various athletic activities. When not caring for patients, you can often find him participating in triathlons.

Locations

  • Manchester, CT

Specialties

  • Cataract evaluation and surgery
  • Corneal injuries and conditions
  • Refractive surgery

Education

Medical School

University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI

Internship

Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI

Residency

Ophthalmology – Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI

Fellowship

Cornea and External Disease and Refractive Surgery – Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Cornea Society
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Connecticut Society of Eye Physicians
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Dr. Carol A. Stabile is a highly respected board-certified ophthalmologist practicing in Manchester since 1990. Dr. Stabile takes pride in providing her patients with cutting-edge solutions. She offers a comprehensive range of services, and her compassionate care knows no age limits. She warmly welcomes patients of all ages seeking exceptional eye care.

Locations

  • Manchester, CT

Specialties

  • Comprehensive eye exams
  • Eye surgery evaluations
  • Astigmatism correction
  • Education

Medical School

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

Internship

Overlook Hospital, Summit, NJ

Residency

Ophthalmology – Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional Societies

  • Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Hartford County Medical Association
  • American Medical Association
  • Connecticut State Medical Society
  • Connecticut Society of Eye Physicians
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Dr. Boris Ovodenko, M.D., specializes in cataract surgery, including toric and multifocal implant technology and comprehensive eye care. His motto is "Your vision is my passion."

Dr. Ovodenko graduated Summa Cum Laude in three years from Johns Hopkins University. He completed his medical degree at the State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine in Brooklyn and an internship at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He completed a Glaucoma Research Fellowship and Ophthalmology residency at the prestigious New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.

As a resident instructor for five years at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, Dr. Ovodenko was dedicated to training the next generation of eye surgeons in the clinic and the operating room.

Originally from Ukraine, Dr. Ovodenko and his family immigrated to the United States when he was 12. He has been a Florida resident since 2014. Dr. Ovodenko enjoys art, swimming, reading books, and conducting ophthalmology research in his spare time.

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Dr. Michael Philip Goldstein, O.D., is an accomplished optometrist with over two decades of experience. Graduating from the New England College of Optometry in 2000, he has excelled in various roles within the field. Specializing in medical optometry, Dr. Goldstein has a proven track record of helping patients both see and feel better. He is also a recognized speaker for the American Board of Opticianry, creating and presenting continuing education lectures. 
 
Dr. Goldstein combines clinical expertise with a commitment to professional development, making significant contributions to the field through research and publications. In his free time, he enjoys flying planes as a private pilot, spending time with his beautiful family and two adorable dogs.
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Dr. Jason Cavanaugh, O.D., is a highly accomplished optometrist, earning his Doctor of Optometry degree from the esteemed New England College of Optometry and a Bachelor of Science from Central Connecticut State University. With over two decades of experience, Dr. Cavanaugh has excelled in various roles within the field, particularly specializing in medical optometry.

Dedicated to providing exceptional patient care, Dr. Cavanaugh has a proven track record of enhancing both vision and overall well-being. His commitment to ongoing professional development is evident through his continuous pursuit of excellence in optometry.

Outside the professional realm, Dr. Cavanaugh enjoys spending quality time with his family, balancing a fulfilling personal life with his dedication to optometric practice.

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Join The Team

Chart Your Career Course in Eye Care with Us

Joining the ReFocus Eye Health team means joining a dedicated and compassionate family of professionals who prioritize eye care excellence. We are committed to helping our patients see life more clearly, and we seek team members who share our vision. If you’re passionate about eye care and want to make a meaningful impact, explore career opportunities with us today.

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