Nilesh M. Sheth, MD, MPH, works at Sheth-Horsley Eye Center in Stoneham, Massachusetts. He specializes in corneal and refractive eye laser surgery, and has performed more of these procedures than any other surgeon in the New England area. His total is more than 11,000 procedures, on celebrities, athletes, and others. When Dr. Sheth is not at this practice, he can be found on staff at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary as an attending surgeon.
Education and Training
Wayne State University
Wayne State Univ Sch of Med, Detroit Mi 1996
Wayne State University School of Medicine 1996
SUMMA HEALTH SYSTEMS
American Board of Ophthalmology- Ophthalmology
Dr. Nilesh M. Sheth M.D., MPH's Expert Contributions
It is possible the contact lens is too tight, thus depriving the cornea of proper nutrients via the tear film. This can result in corneal edema and soreness at the end of the day. You need to have the fit of the contact lens checked and possibly change to a more permeable contact lens. READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Academic Speaking for Peers and Patient Groups -
- Merit Scholarship for his MPH Degree
- Macular Degeneration
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Summa Health System, Ophthalmology
- Summa Health System (Ophthalmology)
- Detroit Medical Center
- Lousiana State University (Cornea and External Disease, Refractive Surgery)
Professional Society Memberships
- American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery, International Society of Refractive Surgery, American Medical Association
Hobbies / Sports
- Golf, Skiing, Travel, Martial Arts
- Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
- Winchester Hospital
- Melrose Wakefield Hospital
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- Lasik Eye Surgery for Astigmatism
Astigmatism is one of the most common eye disorders affecting huge swaths of the population where the skewed curvature of the corneal surface creates blurred images of near and distant objects. In the normal course, astigmatism goes hand in hand with varying degrees of nearsightedness (myopia) and...
- Living with Type 1 Diabetes
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- Everything You Need to Know About Lasik Eye Surgery
Nearsightedness or myopia, farsightedness or hyperopia and astigmatism or blurred vision are collectively referred as refractive disorders which commonly affect the eyes. They occur as a consequence of disease, injury or progressive aging. The weakening of the eye lens and lengthening or shortening...
- Which Doctors Treat Diabetes?
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- What Is Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis (GPC): Get the Facts
Giant papillary conjunctivitis (GPC) is also known as contact lens-induced papillary conjunctivitis (CLPC) because it is the most common symptom with people who wear contact lenses. GPC forms small nodules on the inner side of the eyelids as a result of foreign body irritation. Moreover, people who...
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