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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 a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). Patient ratings for Dr. Kenyon average 4.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kenyon include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), external eye diseases, and cornea problems. He is affiliated with Tufts Medical Center. He honors Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP), Neighborhood Health Plan, Cigna, and more. Dr. Kenyon's practice is open to new patients. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Kenyon has received the following distinctions: Best Doctors In America; Senior Honor Award, American Academy Of Ophthal; and Mology, .. In addition to English, Dr. Kenyon (or staff) speaks 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 specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) and practices in North Dartmouth, MA, Boston, MA, and Dartmouth, MA. In his practice, he is particularly interested in vitreoretinal surgical procedures and retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). Neighborhood Health Plan, Prudential (PruCare), and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lashkari honors. Dr. Lashkari attended New York Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers and a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) for residency. Dr. Lashkari's distinctions include: Phi Beta Kappa; Sigma Xi Honor Society; and Cum Laude. Dr. Lashkari (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, French, and Persian. He is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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). Her clinical interests encompass cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. Dr. Gokmen-Fowler honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Tufts Health Plan, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences for residency. Dr. Gokmen-Fowler (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Portuguese, and Turkish. She is open to new patients.

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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's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Corin's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with St. Anne's Hospital. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Corin has an open panel. After completing medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, he performed his residency at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include 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.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Glaucoma, Plastic Surgery Procedures

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
365 Faunce Corner Road
N Dartmouth, MA
 

Dr. David Kielty is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). His areas of expertise consist of cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. Dr. Kielty has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for Neighborhood Health Plan, AARP, Cigna, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Kielty's residency was performed at Albany Medical Center. He is affiliated with St. Anne's Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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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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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.