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Dr. Joel Confino

Dr. Joel Confino


Areas of Care:

  • Cataracts
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Joel Confino, M.D. is a Founder of the Eye Care & Surgery Center in New Jersey. Dr. Confino is a Board Certified and Fellowship-trained NJ Ophthalmologist who specializes in Cataract, Corneal & Refractive Surgery, including LASIK Eye Surgery.

Dr. Confino is a graduate of Yale University and earned his Medical Degree at Albert Einstein School of Medicine in New York. He completed a Residency in Ophthalmology at Mount Sinai Medical Center, as well as a Fellowship in Corneal and External Disease at the University of California-San Diego (UCSD).

Dr. Confino has provided eye care to New Jersey residents for more than 25 years. His interests as an eye surgeon have led him to specialize in Cataract, Cornea, and Refractive Surgery with a special interests in Laser Vision Correction, as well as Corneal Transplantation. Dr. Confino's approach is to provide each and every patient with individualized and personalized education and care, so that all patients can achieve their vision correction goals.

In addition to being a well respected Cornea & LASIK Surgeon in New Jersey, he is well recognized as a highly experienced NJ Cataract Surgeon. Patients with cataracts benefit from his expertise in minimally invasive “small incision, no needle, no stitch, no patch” outpatient cataract surgery, using only eye drop anesthesia, as well as bladeless laser cataract surgery. In addition, he is committed to helping NJ patients with cataracts become independent of eyeglasses, reading glasses, and bifocals through the use of advanced technology near vision presbyopia correcting lens implants such as the Tecnis® Multifocal Lens Implant (IOL), the AcrySof®ReSTOR® Multifocal Lens Implant and the Crystalens® Accommodating Lens Implant, as well as providing lens implants for astigmatism including the AcrySof® Toric Lens Implant and the Tecnis® Toric Lens Implant.

Dr. Confino is well known to those seeking LASIK in New Jersey, as a dedicated LASIK surgeon who personally sees his patients before, during, and after their LASIK Surgery. He is committed to making sure that Laser Vision Correction is the right choice for correcting patient's nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism.

Dr. Confino is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.