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Dr. Gerard Michael Nolan, M.D., F.A.C.S.


Dr. Gerard Nolan has dedicated himself to improving vision, both through this ophthalmology practice and through his efforts at Nolan Eye Research, where he explores new medical methods and treatments for vision loss.


Dr. Nolan was a pioneer in the field of laser vision correction; he has trained and lectured internationally and remains on the leading edge of research into new applications for the technology.


Dr. Nolan is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the American Association of Ophthalmology.  Dr. Nolan graduated from Georgetown Medical School, then completed his residency in the high-paced clinics of New York’s Cornell Medical Center.  Dr. Nolan continued his training at the prestigious Moscow Research Institute of Eye Microsurgery as well as at the Centro Ofthalmolgico in Bogata, Columbia where he studied laser correction under the guidance of the legendary Dr. Jose Barraquer.


Dr. Nolan is licensed to practice in New York and Connecticut and has been active in his private practice since 1981.


Hospital Affiliations


● Hartford Hospital

● University of Connecticut Health Center

● Saint Francis Hospital

● Mount Sinai Hospital

● The New York Hospital – Cornell Medical Center

● Manchester Memorial Hospital


Professional Publications


2001     Nolan, G.M., “Corneal Resurfacing Treats Recurrent Erosion,” Ocular Surgery News, September 1, 2001.


2001     Nolan, G.M., “ Physiological Method of Improving Vision,” U.S. Patent Application, August 2001.


2001     Nolan, G.M., “Methods of Treating Diminished Visual Acuity Due to Certain Eye Diseases,” PCT Patent Pending 939024.20007, July 2001.


2001     Nolan, G.M., “Methods for Treating Various Eye Disorders,” PCT International Patent Pending 09667.270, June 2001.


2001     Nolan, G.M., “Methods of Treating Diminished Visual Acuity Due to Certain Eye Diseases,” U.S. Patent Pending 939024.20007, January 2001.


2000     Nolan, G.M. “Methods for treating Various Eye Disorders,” U.S. Patent Pending 939024.2005, September 2000.


2000     Nolan, G.M., “New Argon Based Treatment Tacks Down Poorly Attached Epithelial Cells,” Ocular Surgery News, April 15, 2000.


1998     Nolan, G.M., “Methods for Heating and Resurfacing a Substrate,” PCT International Patent Pending 9390-2420004, April 1998.


1997     Nolan, G.M., “Methods for Heating and Resurfacing a Substrate,” U.S. Patent Pending 9390-2420004, February 1997


1996     Nolan, G.M., “Refractive Surgery, Keratothermoplasty: A Long Study,” Ocular Surgery, November 1996.


1994     Nolan, G.M., “Treatment of Hyperopia by Keratothermoplasty,” Ocular Surgery, September 1994.


1994     Nolan, G.M., “Spontaneous Dislocation of Plate Haptic Silicon Lenses,” Ocular Surgery, Spring 1994.


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