Kenneth R. Kenyon, M.D.

Meet Dr. Kenyon

Board-certified ophthalmologist Kenneth R. Kenyon specializes in cornea, cataract, and refractive surgery with Eye Health Vision Centers at our Dartmouth, MA office. He has authored over 400 scientific publications, including a definitive text on ocular trauma, and serves on the editorial boards of several ophthalmic journals. Dr. Kenyon is a member of the international advisory board of Tissue Banks International and is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He has received the Senior Honor Award of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and has been named as one of the "Best Ophthalmologists in America." Dr. Kenyon is an associate clinical professor at the Harvard Medical School, a senior surgeon at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, and a senior clinical scientist at the Schepens Eye Research Institute.

Areas of Expertise

Dr. Kenneth Kenyon is one of the world's most experienced eye surgeons in the areas of corneal transplantation, cataract, trauma, and refractive surgery. He has performed thousands of corneal transplants and refractive surgical procedures and has trained more than 150 clinical and research fellows. He practices, teaches, and conducts research continuously in the Greater Boston area, as well as internationally.

After holding a faculty position at Johns Hopkins, he directed the Cornea Service at the Infirmary from 1978 to 1990. He then founded Cornea Consultants, a Boston-based, internationally recognized center for clinical practice, training, and research. Dr. Kenyon has performed refractive surgery since 1984 and has participated as an investigator in numerous clinical trials. He is a founding partner of the Boston Eye Surgery and Laser Center, the Laser Eye Center of Boston, University Eye and Ear Consultants of Boston, and Eye and Ear Hospital International (Lebanon).



Dr. Kenyon completed his undergraduate degree at Harvard College where he graduated with high honors. He went on to gain admittance to Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine where he received his doctor of medicine degree, and then completed a residency and chief residency in ophthalmology at the Wilmer Institute of the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Following the residencies, he completed a cornea fellowship at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, and the Eye Research Institute.


"Dr Kenyon did an excellent job on the surgery on my cataract inflicted eyes. I now have 20/20 vision for the first time in my 60 years. Dr Reis has been excellent with my yearly check ups and the followups after surgery. Already recommended them to several other people and will continue to do so."



"I had my crosslink procedure with Dr Kenyon yesterday. All the staff specially Beth was amazing they made me calm during the whole procedure i really appreciate all the help and the calls before the procedure day."



"I am a long time patient and have had surgeries and regular visits. The Doctors are competent and professional. I highly recommend this facility and have received excellent care under Dr. Kenyon, Dr. REIS and Dr. Richard.!"



"Everyone at the Dartmouth office was so attentive to me..... my lasik surgery went well, better than I thought. A special shoutout to Beth, Dr Baker..... and of course Dr Kenyon........ He is amazing at what he does........ thank you all so very much."



"Dr Kenyon was right on top of things and knew exactly how to treat my problem. I was very thankful and very relieved with my plan of treatment."