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We found 5 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept Aetna near North Dartmouth, MA.

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Dr. Kenneth Ralph Kenyon, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
51 State Rd Rte 6
North Dartmouth, MA
 

Dr. Kenneth Kenyon is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Boston, MA, North Dartmouth, MA, and Marion, MA. Dr. Kenyon has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. These areas are among his clinical interests: refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), external eye diseases, and cornea problems. He is affiliated with Tufts Medical Center. Dr. Kenyon accepts Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP), Neighborhood Health Plan, and Cigna, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. He studied medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Kenyon completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Kenyon has received distinctions including Best Doctors In America; Senior Honor Award, American Academy Of Ophthal; and Mology, .. Dr. Kenyon (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, German, and Portuguese.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, eye problems, cataracts, cornea problems

All Interests: External Eye Diseases, Cataracts, Refractive Surgery, Eye Problems, Trauma, Cornea Problems

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Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
500 Faunce Corner Road; Suite 110
North Dartmouth, MA
 

Dr. Kameran Lashkari sees patients in North Dartmouth, MA, Boston, MA, and Dartmouth, MA. His medical specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He has indicated that his clinical interests include vitreoretinal surgical procedures and retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). Dr. Lashkari takes Neighborhood Health Plan, Prudential (PruCare), and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers and a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), Dr. Lashkari attended New York Medical College for medical school. His distinctions include: Phi Beta Kappa; Sigma Xi Honor Society; and Cum Laude. Dr. Lashkari (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, French, and Persian. Dr. Lashkari is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Lashkari's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Retina Problems, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
51 State Road
Dartmouth, MA
 

Dr. Fusun Gokmen-Fowler's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Gokmen-Fowler include cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Tufts Health Plan, and more. After attending Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine for medical school, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Dr. Gokmen-Fowler (or staff) speaks Spanish, Portuguese, and Turkish. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: External Eye Diseases, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation, Cornea Problems

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
365 Faunce Corner Road
N Dartmouth, MA
 

Dr. David Kielty is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Before completing his residency at Albany Medical Center, Dr. Kielty attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Kielty include cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. He is rated highly by his patients. He honors Neighborhood Health Plan, AARP, and Cigna, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kielty is professionally affiliated with St. Anne's Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: External Eye Diseases, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation, Cornea Problems

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
500 Faunce Corner Road; Suite 110
N Dartmouth, MA
 

Dr. Scott Corin works as an ophthalmologist in North Dartmouth, MA and Taunton, MA. Dr. Corin graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. He trained at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center for his residency. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Corin honors. He has received distinctions including Aao; Ny State Regents Scholarship In Medicine; Nsf Research Grant; and Chairman; Behavioral Sceince Review Committee. Dr. Corin (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Korean, and Persian. Dr. Corin is professionally affiliated with St. Anne's Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Glaucoma, Plastic Surgery Procedures

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What are Eye Problems?

Almost every moment that we are awake, we rely on our eyes to navigate and interact with the world around us. But we rarely give our eyes much thought. The truth is, the eyes are amazing, complex and delicate organs. Millions of people every year have problems with their eyes. Some of the most common eye problems are refractive disorders, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and cataracts.

Refractive disorders happen when the shape of your eye doesn’t let you focus very precisely. You might be myopic (nearsighted), hyperopic (farsighted), or have an astigmatism, which is a focus problem caused by the cornea. Refractive disorders can be corrected by glasses or contacts.

Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in the United States. It happens when fluid pressure builds up within the eye and damages the optic nerve. It is treated with medications and surgery.

Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication of diabetes. The retina is tissue at the back of the eye that is filled with numerous, tiny blood vessels. When diabetes damages these delicate blood vessels, they burst or leak, leading to blind spots and blurred vision. Diabetic retinopathy can be treated with laser therapy and surgery, but often vision cannot be restored.

Macular degeneration is common in older adults. The macula is the central part of the retina and is responsible for crisp center vision. Over time, the cells in the macula begin to die, making central vision blurry. An early symptom of macular degeneration is that straight lines appear wavy.

Cataracts happen when the clear lens in the front of the eye becomes cloudy, making things look blurry or faded. They are extremely common in older people. By age 80, more than half of all Americans will have had a cataract. In early stages, prescription glasses and magnifying lenses can help. As the cataracts get worse, surgery to replace the lens may be the best option.

More than just one of the five senses, we rely heavily on our eyes to communicate, work, and get around every day. It’s important to have regular eye exams to make sure your vision stays in good shape for years to come.