Dr. Melvyn H Defrin, MD - Reviews

Ophthalmology Worcester, MA

About Dr. Melvyn H Defrin MD

Dr. Melvyn H Defrin, MD is a doctor primarily located in Worcester, MA. Their specialties include Ophthalmology.

Dr. Defrin has received 4 awards.


Get Directions Vitreo-Retinal Associates PC 67 Belmont St Ste 302 Worcester, MA 01605


Dr. Melvyn H Defrin has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Melvyn H Defrin has the following 10 expertise

  • Retina Surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Eye Exam
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Vision Issues
  • Eye Pain
  • Blindness
  • Cataract


4 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2014, 2015)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors (1)

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.


Medical College Of Wisconsin


The School Of Medicine At Stony Brook University Medical Center

Graduated in 1975

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More about Dr. Melvyn H Defrin

Dr. Defrin graduated from the The School of Medicine At Stony Brook University Medical Center in 1975. Dr. Defrin works in Worcester, MA and specializes in Ophthalmology. Dr. Defrin is affiliated with St Vincent Hospital and UMASS Memorial Medical Center.

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