Dr. Bentivegna is an attending physician at Hartford Hospital and all surgery is done at Hartford Hospital Eye Surgery Center in Newington. This facility is operated by over 35 physicians dedicated to providing their patients the highest quality of eye care.Over 7,500 cataract operations are done annually, the highest number of any ophthalmic surgery center in the United States. Dr. Bentivegna has personally performed 5,000 cataract operations.
Dr. Bradford A. Newman
Dr. Bradford A. Newman is a 1971 graduate of Upsala College with a B.A. in psychology. After basic training in the U.S. Army reserve, Dr. Newman entered the Illinois College of Optometry where he received his B.S in Vision Science and his O.D ( Doctor of Optometry) degree in 1978.
Dr. Newman attended Gesell Institute of Child Development and was certified in Childrens vision by the institution. He is certified in diagnostic and therapeutic ocular agents by the Pennsylvania College of Optometry and the State of Connecticut. He is a Diplomate in Glaucoma and certified in Advanced Practice Optometry by the State University of New York College of Optometry and also the State of Connecticut.
Dr. Newman was a member of the New England Council of Optometrists. He is a member of both the Connecticut Association of Optometrists and the American Optometric Association. He was on the town of Bloomfield Health advisory committee for many years. He is a past president of the Bloomfield Jaycees. He is the past president and current member of the Rotary Club of Bloomfield for the past 26 years.
Dave Wallner is a master optician who has been serving the community for over 40 years.
He takes great pride in crafting and repairing all types and styles of glasses to maximize customer satisfaction.