Dr. Kenneth A. Kasten Dr. Kasten was born and raised in Westbury, Long Island. He is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist specializing in the practice of comprehensive ophthalmology. He has particular expertise in cataract surgery and in the implantation of advanced-technology replacement lenses.
Dr. Kasten received a Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana University in 1977, and graduated from New York Medical College in 1982. He completed a medical internship at Worcester Memorial Hospital in Worcester, Massachusetts, and served a residency in ophthalmology at New York Medical College.
Dr. Kasten is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Kasten has been in private practice in South Palm Beach for 25 years with offices in Boynton Beach. Dr. Kasten specializes in comprehensive ophthalmology with a primary focus on refractive cataract surgery. During the past twenty-five years, he has performed thousands of cataract operations.
Dr. Kasten was one of the first ophthalmologists in Florida to become certified to implant the new Crystalens® intraocular lens; to date, he has implanted over 750 Crystalens® implants with excellent results. To reduce or eliminate the need for glasses following cataract surgery, Dr. Kasten offers limbal relaxing incisions, the Toric implant, for the correction of astigmatism during cataract procedure.
Dr. Kasten has a number of interests and hobbies. He is a 3 handicap golfer and creates beautiful wood sculptures that are works of art.
Dr. Kasten is available by appointment and for emergencies.
Dr. Talya H. Kupin Dr. Kupin is board-certified in ophthalmology and fellowship-trained in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma. In addition to her expertise in glaucoma, she also offers comprehensive ophthalmology services, including diagnosis and therapy for dry eyes, as well as corneal and retinal diseases. Born in Israel, Dr. Kupin moved to the United States with her family as a young child. She graduated with honors from the University of Michigan, where she received her Bachelor of Science and Medical degrees.
Dr. Kupin served an internship at Henry Ford Health Sciences Center in Detroit, Michigan, and she completed residency training in ophthalmology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Hospitals in New York. She continued her education with a fellowship in glaucoma at the renowned Kresge Eye Institute of Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.
Dr. Kupin returned to Henry Ford Health Sciences Center, where she served as a senior staff ophthalmologist for six years and as an instructor in glaucoma and was involved in the teaching and supervision of residents in training. A principal investigator in many glaucoma pharmaceutical trials, Dr. Kupin was also an investigator in the Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study sponsored by the National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Kupin has co-authored several articles and abstracts regarding glaucoma in peer-reviewed ophthalmology journals, and has presented her research at national and international meetings. After several years of private practice in Florida with Ophthalmology Consultants Dr. Kupin joined South Palm Eye Associates where she specializes in glaucoma. Dr. Kupin is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Russell J. Raye Dr. Raye performs eye exams to detect and treat eye diseases of all kinds. He provides complete contact lens service, from recommending contacts that meet the individual patient’s needs, to instruction in the lens care and cleaning necessary to protect eye health.
Dr. Raye received his undergraduate degree from Kent State University in Kent, Ohio, in 1972. In 1978, he graduated from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee, and served a summer internship with Bausch & Lomb before entering private practice.
Dr. Raye joined the professional staff of South Palm Eye Associates in 1999. Dr. Raye has expertise in primary eye care and corneal and external eye diseases, and is particularly interested in the fitting of specialty contact lenses. He has authored several articles published in the journal Review of Optometry, and is the past executive director of the Palm Beach County Optometric Association.
Dr. Raye is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and is a member of the American Optometric Association and Florida Optometric Association. He belongs to Volunteers in Optometric Service to Society.