Eye Care & Surgery

Also known as Ophthalmology

Specialized vision care to help you see more clearly

Eye Care and Surgery at Mount Auburn Hospital

Our eyes help us navigate and interpret the world around us. We know how important it is to be able to see clearly. If you are having trouble with your vision, we're here to help.

You can get comprehensive, high-quality eye care from ophthalmologists (eye doctors) and other vision professionals at Mount Auburn Hospital. Our personalized services help you see better — so you can get the most out of life.

When To See an Ophthalmologist

Ask your primary care doctor how often you should receive an eye exam. Request an appointment soon with an ophthalmologist if you:

  • Feel pain or notice signs of infection (redness, swelling or discharge).
  • Lose some vision in one or both eyes.
  • Notice vision changes, including sudden spots, flashes of light, wavy vision or halos around lights.
  • Start seeing shadows, black spots, or blurry faces or objects.

Conditions We Treat

You can find care at Mount Auburn Hospital for many vision-related conditions, including:

  • Cataracts — Clouded lenses
  • Conjunctivitis — Inflammation of the eye's surface
  • Diabetic eye disease — Diabetic retinopathy, diabetic macular edema and other conditions affecting people with diabetes
  • Glaucoma — Damage to your optic nerve, which sends information from your eye to your brain
  • Keratitis — Inflamed cornea, your eye's transparent covering
  • Macular degeneration — Vision loss in the center of your field of vision
  • Strabismus — Misalignment of the eyes

Trust us to take time to answer your questions about your condition, listen to your concerns and make sure you thoroughly understand your treatment options.

Make an Appointment

To speak with a member of our Eye Care team, please give us a call.

Services We Offer

Choose Mount Auburn Hospital for tests and evidence-based treatments such as:

  • Routine eye exams
  • Optic nerve imaging
  • Visual field testing
  • Contact lens and eyeglass prescriptions
  • Cataract surgery
  • LASIK laser eye surgery

Meet Our Ophthalmologists

Chandrasekharan Krishnan, MD
Chandrasekharan Krishnan, MD Specialty Ophthalmology
Stephen Anesi, MD
Stephen Anesi, MD Specialty Ophthalmology
Christopher C. Robinson, MD
Christopher Robinson, MD Specialty Ophthalmology
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Jason Gilbert, MD Specialty Ophthalmology

Related Locations

Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution Address Icon 1440 Main Street (Route 117)
Suite 201
Waltham, MA 02451
Phone Icon 781-891-6377
New England Eye Center at Mount Auburn Hospital Address Icon 725 Concord Avenue
Suite 2200
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone Icon 617-876-3660