FRANCIS Y. FALCK JR., M.S., Ph.D., M.D.
Falck Eye Centers, L.L.C.
35 Washington Street, Mystic, CT. 06355 Telephone 860-572-2020
Crossroads Professional Building, Suite 301
196 Parkway South, Waterford, CT 06385 Telephone 860-447-3937
Board Certified American Board of Ophthalmology 1992, 2002, 2012
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners 1987
Medical License, State of Connecticut 1993
Medical License, State of Massachusetts 1992
Medical License, State of Rhode Island 1993
Cataract/Glaucoma Fellowship (Anterior Segment)
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 7/91-7/92
University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 7/88-7/91
Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut 7/86-7/87
M.D., School of Medicine
University of Connecticut, Farmington, Connecticut 1986
Honors: Surgical Scholar
James E.C. Walker Award for Excellence in Health Promotion in the Community
Ph.D., M.S., School of Public Health
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 1982
Honors: Warren E. Cooke Award for Outstanding Scholarly Accomplishment
Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, Connecticut 1975
Honors: Dean’s List
Distinguished Alumnus Award of 1990
Mystic Eye Center, LLC 1993-2006
Falck Eye Centers, L.L.C. 2006- Present
Greenfield Eye Center, Greenfield, Massachusetts 1992-1993
Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology 1992-
Department of Surgery, University of Connecticut
School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut
Department of Public Health Practitioners Investigation Unit
State of Connecticut
Ophthalmic Services Committee, New England Ophthalmological Society
National Academy of Sciences
Congressional Physician’s Advisory Panel 2009
Department of Ophthalmology, University of Michigan
School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Staff Ophthalmologist 1990-1991
Rochester Psychiatric Center, Rochester, New York
Prevent Blindness Connecticut, Middletown, Connecticut
Staff Physician 1987-1988
Veterans Administration Medical Center, Northampton, Massachusetts
Manager Industrial Health 1976-1979
General Dynamics Corporation, North Kingston, Rhode Island
SHAH H, REICHEL E, FALCK FY. Ocular Perfusion Pressure and Anti-VEGF Inhibitors.
FALCK FY. 2005. Tonometry. EyeNet 10:10.
FALCK FY. 1999. Xylocaine Jelly and Ocular Surgery. J Cataract Refract Surg 25:1561.
FALCK FY. 1997. Intraocular Anesthesia. Ocular Surgery News 15;21:7.
. FALCK FY.1996. Ectropion Repair Technique Uses Processed Donor Pericardium. Ocular
Surgery News 14;22:75.
FALCK FY, KLEIN TB, HIGGINBOTHAM EJ. 1992. Larger Optic Nerve Heads Have More
Nerve Fibers in Normal Monkey Eyes. Arch Ophthal 110:1042.
FALCK FY, SKUTA GL, KLEIN TB. 1992. Mitomycin – C vs 5 – Fluorouracil Antimetabolite
Therapy for Filtration Surgery. Seminars in Ophthalmology 7:97-109.
SKUTA GL, BEESON CC, HIGGINBOTHAM EJ, LICHTER PR, MUSCH DC,
BERGSTROM TJ, KLEIN TB, FALCK FY. 1992.Intraoperative Mitomycin-C versus
Postoperative 5- Fluorouracil in High-Risk Glaucoma Filtration Surgery. Ophthal 99:438-444.
FALCK FY, RICCI A, WOLFF MS, GOLDBOLD J, DECKERS P. 1992. Pesticide and
Polychlorinated Biphenyl Residues in Human Breast Lipids and Their Relation to Breast
Cancer. Arch Env Health 47:143-146.
FALCK FY, FINE LJ, SMITH RG, GARVEY J, SCHORK A, ENGLAND B,
MCCLATCHEY K, LINTON J.1983.Metallothionein and Occupational Exposure to
Cadium. Brit J Ind Med 40:305-313.
FALCK FY, FINE LJ, SMITH RG, MCCLATCHEY KD, ANNESLEY T, ENGLAND B,
SCHORK A. 1983. Occupational Cadium Exposure and Renal Status. Am J Ind Med
FALCK FY, KEREN DF, FINE LJ, MCCLATCHEY KD, ENGLAND B, ANNESLEY T.
1983. Protein. Excretion Patterns in Cadium Exposed Individuals:High Resolution
Electrophoresis. Arch Env Health 39:69-73.
THESIS (1982). The Relationship Between Serum and Urine Metallothionein, Renal Function,
Protein Excretion Patterns and Occupational Cadium Exposure.
FALCK FY. 1981. New concept in the Control of Hazards Encountered in The Heavy Metal
Fabrication Industries. Nat Safety News.
FALCK FY 1980. Women in the Workplace, the Issues. Am Ind Hyg Assoc J 41: 157-160.
Clinical Comparison of the Autotonometer and the Goldmann Tonometer. Poster Session,
Efficacy of Xalatan and Iris Color. Poster Session, American Glaucoma Society, 2001.
The Effect of Mitomycin-C on Rabbit Subconjunctival Fibroblasts in Tissue Culture In-Vitro
and Conjunctival Histology In-Vivo. Poster Session, ARVO 1992.
Contact Transscleral Nd: Yag for Treatment of Refractory Pediatric Glaucoma. Poster Session, AAO 1992.
Rational Approach to the Treatment of Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis. Poster Session,
Anti-VEGF Inhibitors Reduce Ocular Perfusion Pressure. World Glaucoma Congress. Paris, France.
Strategies for Preventing Blindness. World Forum 2010. Cambridge University. Cambridge, England.
Moderator, New England Ophthalmological Society Meeting. New Options for Treating Refractive Error. 12/8/06.
Management of Conjunctival Bleb Leaks and Hypotony After Antimetabolite
Trabeculectomy Surgery. New England Ophthalmological Society. 6/4/04.
Benefits of Measuring Dynamic IOP. New England Ophthalmological Society. 3/14/03.
Efficacy of Xalatan and Iris Color. American Glaucoma Society. 3/1/01.
Pharmacokinetics of Intracameral Lidocaine in Cataract Surgery. American Society of
Cataract and Refractive Surgery. 5/22/00.
Efficacy of Xalatan and Iris Color. New England Ophthalmological Society. 4/14/00
Intracameral Lidocaine and Cataract Surgery. Alumni Lecture. 44th Annual University
of Rochester Ophthalmology Meeting. 5/25/99
Brief History of The America’s Cup. Newport Glaucoma Meeting 6/6/98. ( Great-Great
Grandfather was builder of yacht “AMERICA”. )
Prospective Evaluation of Intracameral Lidocaine in Combined Cataract and Glaucoma
Filtration Surgery. Nantucket Glaucoma. 8/15/97.
Prospective Evaluation of Intracameral Lidocaine for Combined Cataract and Glaucoma
and Filtration Surgery. America Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. 4/29/97.
Intraocular Lidocaine and Filtration Surgery. Nantucket Glaucoma. 8/9/96.
A New Electronic Automated Applanation Tonometer. New England Ophthalmological
When is a Red Eye an Emergency? New England Physician’s Assistant Annual Meeting.
FDA 510K Clinical Trial FAT1 versus Indentation Tonographer 06/23/2012
FDA 510K Clinical Trial FAT2 versus Goldmann Applanation Tonometer. 07/01/2007.
Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals. Ocular Side Effects of Dysmennorhea Drugs. 06/01/07.
Allergan Surgical Curved Laminar Flow Cataract Phacoemulsification Tips 12/20/09.
Expert Panel on Future Directions of Glaucoma Research. UCD. 07/08/08.
2010 Man of the Year in Medicine, World Forum 2010, Cambridge
University, Cambridge, England
Princeton Review: Outstanding Alumnus of an American College Award 2010.
One of Americas Best Ophthalmologists 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012.
2013. Consumers Research Council of Washington, D.C.
Best of New London County, Physicians and Surgeons, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011.2012,2013 United
States Local Business Association.
Best Research Presentation, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery 1997. Session on
Who’s Who in American Medicine 1998.
VIDEO EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL:
Glaucoma, Are You At Risk? Copyright 1988. Health Sciences Consortium.
Tonometer. 615083, 6471647, 0558665.
Replaceable Prism System. 6179779, 6736778, 09/811709, 759951, 759932, 745988.
American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive
Surgery, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, American Medical
Association, Connecticut State Medical Society, American Glaucoma Society, Connecticut Society
of Eye Physicians.
Established glaucoma screening program in Hartford, Connecticut. 1986 to Present