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Caroline DeBenedictis, MD

Practice Name Connecticut Children's Specialty Group


BA, Georgetown University, 2000
Post-Baccalaureate, University of Pennsylvania, 2004
MD, Jefferson Medical College, 2008


Chief Resident, North Shore-LIJ Hospital, 2011-2012
Ophthalmology, North Shore-LIJ Hospital, 2009-2012
Internal Medicine, Pennsylvania Hospital, 2008-2009


Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus, Wills Eye Hospital, 2012-2013

Board Certifications
  • Ophthalmology
  • Faculty Appointment

    Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

    Clinical Expertise
    • Pediatric Cataract
    • Strabismus
    • Amblyopia
    • Pediatric Ophthalmology
    Selected Publications
    • DeBenedictis C. (2018). Lens Anomalies. In Nelson L.  (Ed.), Pediatric Ophthalmology, 2nd edition. (pp. 100-111). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer.

    • DeBenedictis CN, Levin AV: Common visual problems in the classroom. In: Haslam RH, Valletutti PJ, eds. Medical and psychosocial Problems in the Classroom: The Teacher’s Role in Diagnosis and Management, 5th ed. Texas: PRO-ED., Inc., 2016, pp 283-300

    • LaMattina KC, DeBenedictis C.  Refractive changes after strabismus surgery.  Curr Opin Opthalmol.  2016; 27(5): 393-397.

    • Gunton KB, Wasserman BN, DeBenedictis C.  Strabismus. Prim Care.  2015; 42(3): 393-407.

    • DeBenedictis C, Bitrian E, Levin A, Maul EJ, Grajewski AL. (2013). Glaucoma associated with non-acquired systemic disease or syndrome: Sturge Weber Syndrome. In Weinreb R, Grajewski A, Papadopoulos M, Grigg J.  (Eds.), Childhood Glaucoma: Consensus Series-9. (pp. 180–183). Amsterdam: Kugler Publications

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