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.