Our experienced staff offers comprehensive eye health assessments, ocular disease diagnosis and treatment, contact lens evaluation and fitting, and eyewear prescriptions.
We aim to provide the best possible solution for each patient’s eye health and vision needs. By utilizing the latest technologies and evidenced-based treatments, we ensure that each patient maintains optimal eye health.
We welcome new patients and accept most major forms of insurance.
A graduate of Dr. Burke’s alma mater, The Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Dr. Michael Berzansky was awarded with Clinical Honors in Primary Care upon graduation in 2005. Dr. Berzansky’s diverse training included clinical internships at the following: pre and post surgical
care at the Laurel Eye Clinic in Pennsylvania, the Pediatric Clinic located at The Eye Institute in Philadelphia, providing care to veterans of the armed forces at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Manchester, New Hampshire, and a specialty contact lens internship with industry leader, Dr. Stephen Byrnes, in Londonderry, NH.
With 16 years of experience in ocular disease detection and management (including glaucoma, macular degeneration, retinal disease, cataracts, and dry eye), Dr. Berzansky is comfortable in
providing comprehensive medical care, in addition to routine vision care. Dr. Berzansky’s other focus is with specialty contact lens fitting, including all modalities of soft contact lenses (i.e. toric, multifocal, and custom); gas permeable, hybrid, and scleral lenses. Of note is his 10 years of experience with fitting scleral lenses that has changed the lives of those suffering from ocular surface disease including keratoconus, pellucid marginal degeneration, corneal scarring, corneal dystrophies, and dry eye.
He looks forward to providing primary optometric care for all ages in the area.
Dr. Tara Baideme has been providing exceptional patient care for over 16 years. A native of western New York, she completed her undergraduate degree at the State University of New York College at Geneseo and received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania
College of Optometry where she was awarded honors in glaucoma, pediatrics, and primary care. Dr. Baideme has a passion for patient care and recognizes the eyes as the window to a person’s overall health. She is well versed in the diagnosis and treatment of ocular diseases, such as glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, and macular degeneration. She takes pride in personalized care and strives to spend the necessary time with each patient to ensure a comfortable experience, and the most accurate prescription possible.
Dr. Kenneth L. Burke OD received his Bachelor of Science degree from Northeastern University, and his Doctorate of Optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Connecticut Association of Optometrists, the College of Visual Development, and a list of other professional organizations. He opened his practice in Woodbury in 1976, and has established a long record of clinical excellence and caring patient service.
Dr. Burke resides in Southbury with his wife Anne, is the proud father to five daughters, and proud grandfather to 14 grandchildren.