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Kenneth Kesty, MD, FRCS

Ophthalmologist

100 40th Avenue North St. Petersburg FL, 33704

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Kenneth R. Kesty, MD, FRCS, is a top ophthalmologist and oculoplastic surgeon who lends his skills and expertise to serve patients at his private practice in North Bay, ON, Canada. With thirty-five years of experience as an ophthalmologist, he specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. He is one of the most experienced eye surgeons in the United States and Canada. He attained board certification in ophthalmology with the American Board of Ophthalmology. Furthermore, he has been honored with fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons.

Education and Training

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science Medical Degree 0

Board Certification

American Board of Ophthalmology

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Kenneth Kesty, MD, FRCS's Expert Contributions
  • How can you prevent cataracts from getting worse?

    Cataracts will affect us all. To reduce the rate of progression, have a healthy diet high in antioxidants, control your blood sugar if you have diabetes, don't smoke, don't use steroids unless necessary, and get exercise. READ MORE

  • Can your eyes regress after Lasik?

    Lasik is an established way to help correct nearsightedness and farsightedness. There are numerous ways to perform the surgery and depending on the method of surgery, whether you have nearsightedness or farsightedness, and other factors, there can be some regression after the surgery. This is especially true when correcting farsightedness. READ MORE

  • Why do my eyes feel tired even after sleeping?

    There could be many reasons for your eyes "feeling tired even after sleeping." You could have allergies to a pet that shares your bed or pillow, meibomian gland dysfunction, dry eye, uncorrected refractive error, or other issues. If you feel that this is a significant problem, then a complete eye exam likely with dilation would be beneficial in determining the cause. READ MORE

  • Do you need glasses for eye strain?

    Eye strain can be caused by many different things. The cause of eye strain can usually be determined by a good history and a dilated eye exam, which will determine if you need glasses or not. READ MORE

  • Can diabetics do laser eye surgery?

    Yes, most diabetics can have laser vision correction. If you have significant diabetic retinopathy, you would likely not be eligible. Usually an OCT would detect any subtle diabetic changes before surgery. READ MORE

  • Can laser eye surgery correct glaucoma?

    Yes, laser treatment can aid in the control of glaucoma. Laser vision correction does not usually make glaucoma better or worse. READ MORE

  • Ash in eye?

    Dear Ash in the eye, If you have significant discomfort, then epithelium of the cornea may be abraded. If the irritation lasts for more than a little while and you can see something on the cornea, then you should see an Ophthalmologist immediately. READ MORE

  • Why is it hard for me to see at night while driving?

    Please know that in some people, this is normal as the pupil dilates and the eye becomes a little near-sighted. If this is bothersome to you, have a refraction done by an ophthalmologist who will check your balance with a final red and green screen. You may have to ask for this. Kenneth Kesty, MD READ MORE

  • Do eye drops help after LASIK surgery?

    Yes, after LASIK, you will need anti-inflammatory eye drops, antibiotic drops, and lubricants. The schedule depends on your surgeon and the exact type of LASIK that you are having. READ MORE

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St. Petersburg Skin and Laser

100 40th Avenue North -
St. Petersburg, FL 33704
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Get to know Ophthalmologist and Oculoplastic Surgeon Dr. Kenneth Kesty 

As a dedicated surgical ophthalmologist, Dr. Kesty is an expert in the functions, diseases, and anatomy of the eye. He is one of the most experienced eye surgeons in the United States and Canada.  A graduate of Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Dr. Kesty has over four decades of experience in his field. Advancing excellence in eye care, he is board-certified in ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology, an independent, non-profit organization responsible for certifying ophthalmologists in the United States of America. 

Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery, which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. Ophthalmologists are experts in the diseases, functions, and anatomy of the eye.  Dr. Kesty also is fellowship trained in Oculoplastic surgery.

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