Brighton Eye Celebrates Millie R. Fell, MD, FACS, Brooklyn’s 2013 Women of Distinction Recipient

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Millie R. Fell, MD, FACS, Board-Certified Ophthalmologist and founder of Brighton Eye, is selected as a one of Brooklyn’s 2013 Women of Distinction for exceptional work as a Brooklyn eye doctor.

Millie R. Fell, MD
I can’t think of anything more rewarding than changing people’s lives by giving them the gift of sight

Each year, Courier Life newspaper chooses 25 extraordinary Brooklyn women to honor for their contributions to enhancing the lives of Brooklynites. Brighton Eye is excited to announce that its founder, Millie R. Fell, MD, FACS, has been selected as an honoree and will receive the Women of Distinction award at a gala event scheduled for Wednesday evening, June 12, 2013 at the El Caribe Country Club in Mill Basin, Brooklyn.

Dr. Fell believes that everyone is entitled to excellent medical care and she has promoted that here and overseas. She has practiced in Brooklyn for 25 years treating patients for issues such as glaucoma, cataracts and macular degeneration. For the last four years, Dr. Fell has also made service trips to countries like the Dominican Republic, traveling with a local group of doctors to deliver sight-saving care to more than 1,000 people. Fell’s care has literally opened the eyes of the critically impaired, both adult and children. During these volunteer trips, Dr. Fell performs cataract removal surgeries and screens, evaluates and treats patients with various conditions such as glaucoma and retinal diseases such as diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration. “I can’t think of anything more rewarding than changing people’s lives by giving them the gift of sight”, says Dr. Fell.

Patients at Dr. Fell’s Midwood, Brooklyn ophthalmology practice routinely encounter wonderful service and expertise from Dr. Fell and her associates. She addresses their diabetes-related retinal conditions, among other disorders and are diagnosed and treated with state-of-the-art equipment.

Fell recently completed a lifelong dream and opened a 2-story eye-care facility housing the latest in diagnostic equipment to better serve her patients. A long-time colleague, Andrew Brookner, MD, board-certified ophthalmologist, joined the practice in 2012, further complementing the services offered to patients.

Dr. Fell is among the best ophthalmologists in Brooklyn and an expert surgeon specializing in the removal of cataracts and received a fellowship in medical retina. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and an Associate Clinical Professor at the prestigious New York University Medical Center in Manhattan. Brighton Eye is located on 2025 Kings Highway, Brooklyn, NY 11229.

To learn more about Brighton Eye and Millie R. Fell, MD or to schedule an appointment call (718) 339-6868 or visit

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