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Frequently Asked Questions



What is Dr. Goodman's professional training?

Dr. Goodman is a specialist in ophthalmology, is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

How long has Dr. Goodman been practicing medicine?

Dr Goodman has over 30 years of experience treating eye conditions and performing vision correction surgery. Dr. Goodman graduated from medical school in 1978 and completed his residency in ophthalmology in 1982. After extending his training with a Fellowship in Cornea and External Disease, Dr. Goodman entered private medical practice the following year.

What does board certified mean?

Board certified means that the physician has passed very strenuous oral and written examinations administered by the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO). These examinations are very strict and difficult and are designed to ascertain that prospective ophthalmologists have the right skill levels, education and common sense to proceed with patient care. Dr. Goodman passed the written and oral examinations on his first attempts.

Are all ophthalmologists board certified?

No. Because a doctor is an ophthalmologist it does not imply that he or she is a board certified ophthalmologist.

How does one know if his or her surgeon is a board certified ophthalmologist?

The patient should ask the physician directly. Another option is to contact the American Academy of Ophthalmology at 866-561-8558 or check on the American Academy of Ophthalmology website www.aao.org.

Where was Dr. Goodman raised?

Dr. Goodman is a Wrentham, MA native. After graduating from King Philip Regional High School and receiving his medical doctorate at Boston University, Dr. Goodman left the area to pursue his advanced training. Upon completion of his training, he returned to his home to open his practice and to service his friends and neighbors.

Where is the Goodman Medical Eye Center?

The Goodman Medical Eye Center is located at 145 West Street in Milford, Massachusetts.

What are the hours of operation?

Our office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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