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Ernest W. Kornmehl M.D.,F.A.C.S.

Specialty: Ophthalmology

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Primary Hospital: Kornmehl Laser Eye Associates


Our goal is to provide outstanding personalized care to help you make sound decisions. Your ocular and general health is Dr. Kornmehl's top priority.

List the treatments and procedures you offer:

LASIK, PRK, LipiFlow, IPL (Intense Pulsed Light), Radio Frequency & Microneedling, ERG (Electroretinography)

Awards or Certifications

Ernest W. Kornmehl, M,D., F.A.C.S., completed his Ophthalmology Residency and Chief Residency at the Yale Eye Center, Yale School of Medicine, followed by a Heed Fellowship in Corneal Surgery at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School. He served as the Director of the Novatec Laser Surgery Program for Nearsightedness at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, is a Clinical Instructor at Harvard Medical School, and is an Associate Clinical Professor in Ophthalmology, Tufts School of Medicine. Dr. Kornmehl is a recipient of the American Academy of Ophthalmology Honor Award and Senior Achievement Award for his numerous scientific presentations and instruction courses, has been listed as a Top LASIK Surgeon in Boston magazine's "Top Doctors" Issue every year since 2006 and was selected by his peers as one of the Best Doctors in America. He serves as an examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology, is on the Executive Board and Past President of the Massachusetts Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, is a Past President of Boston Aid to the Blind and is the co-developer of S-K (Swinger-Kornmehl) Solution used to reduce corneal swelling. Dr. Kornmehl lectures nationally and internationally, is author of the best selling book, LASIK: A Guide To Laser Vision Correction, is the Associate Editor of Ophthalmology Times, the world's largest circulation ophthalmic publication and has served on the editorial board of Eyenet, the official publication of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He has held several research grants from the National Institutes of Health and is developer of the Kornmehl LASIK System, specialized instruments used worldwide during the LASIK procedure. Dr. Kornmehl has taught surgery for nearsightedness at the American Academy of Ophthalmology since 1987.

Insurances Accepted

Most major insurances accepted.

Special expertise

LASIK-Refractive Surgery, PRK-Refractive Surgery, Dry Eye Syndrome, Keratoconus, Cornea & External Eye Disease