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Meet Dr. James Kelly, An Expert in Ophthalmology

James R. Kelly, MD is an ophthalmologist, with refractive surgery as his subspecialty. He is certified in all aspects of refractive surgery, which allows him to offer patients a full repertoire of surgical and non-surgical options to get the best solution for their visual needs. 

Meet Your Eye Doctor Dr. James Kelly

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Background & Education in Ophthalmology

Dr. Kelly received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University in New York City and his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College. After completing an internship in internal medicine, he performed his laser eye surgery residency at The Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, widely regarded as one of the country’s top ten specialty eye surgery centers. Dr. Kelly is now a top LASIK surgeon in NYC and Long Island, with Kelly Vision Center being the top cataract surgery practice in the area.

A Devotion to Corrective Eye Surgery

He pursued extensive additional training and certification in refractive laser eye surgery before devoting his entire professional career to the exciting field of corrective eye surgery: LASIK, PRK, implant surgery, cataract surgery, and other vision correction procedures. Dr. Kelly has personally performed many thousands of vision correction procedures since 1996.

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A Fellow, Member, Diplomat, and Mentor

Dr. Kelly is a board-certified laser eye surgeon and a diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is an active fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is also proud to be a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, the New York State Ophthalmological Society, and the International Society of Refractive Surgeons

In addition, Dr. Kelly is an academic mentor for the International School of Optometry in Puerto Rico and a clinical instructor for Alcon Surgical, for which he certifies other surgeons on various lasers and techniques. Dr. Kelly lectures on the topic of refractive surgery (laser eye surgery) and instructs other eye surgeons on the LASIK technique as a certified instructor for Alcon. He has distinguished himself by scoring in the top 2% in the United States on the written certification for ophthalmology

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Dr. James Kelly: Ophthalmologist of Choice in NYC

As a premier ophthalmologist in Long Island, Dr. Kelly has been the LASIK surgeon of choice and favored eye doctor for numerous physicians (including eye surgeons) and their families along with many New York area celebrities. He has also been honored as a Top Doctor in New York. His work has been featured in Newsday, Daily News, New York Post, and on numerous radio stations including POWER105, Z100, WKTU, K98.3, WALK, LITE-FM, and KROCK (The Howard Stern Show).

What Happens When You Choose Dr. Kelly?

When you choose Dr. James Kelly, you’re not just choosing a top LASIK surgeon who has the top cataract surgery practice in the area — you’re also choosing a highly personalized, boutique experience with a doctor who truly cares. His passion for correcting his patients’ vision extends to their lives. When you can see the world around you clearly, it’s an invaluable gift. At Kelly Vision Center, you’re not just another patient. You’re not a number or the next case. You’re a unique individual who is more than that to us. To meet Dr. Kelly and get on your way to improved vision, we invite you to contact us and set up your free consultation.

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