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Michael Conners, MD, PhD

Dr. Michael Conners

Michael Conners, MD, PhD

  • Cataract
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Cornea and External Diseases
  • Dry Eye
  • Laser Vision Correction
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TOC Eye a SightMD Practice – Wading River

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  • Cataract Surgery
  • Corneal Transplant
  • Laser Vision Correction


Year began practicing: 2001

Year joined staff: 2023


  • Doctor of Medicine, New York Medical College
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacology, New York Medical College
  • Hofstra University, BA in Natural Sciences and Biochemistry


  • Ophthalmology Residency and Chief Resident, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine


Internal Medicine, Greenwich Hospital and Yale University School of Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • The Society of Heed Fellows
  • The Cornea Society


Cornea, External Diseases and Refractive Laser Surgery, Minnesota Eye Consultants and Department of Ophthalmology, Washington University School of Medicine


Dr. Conners is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist, who brings expertise in the fields of Cataract Surgery, Cornea and External Diseases, Dry Eye, and Refractive Laser Surgery. Dr. Conners has expertise in routine, laser, and complex cataract surgery as well as surgery to repair issues related to previous surgery. He has extensive experience in dry eye management, corneal surgery, and corneal transplant procedures. Dr. Conners performs laser vision correction and the use of excimer laser techniques to treat corneal disease. He is a Long Island native, having grown up in East Meadow and now residing in Miller Place with his wife and has 3 grown children. Dr. Conners sees patients at our offices in East Setauket and Wading river, providing quality eye care to the north shore of Long Island.