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Kjell Dahlen, MD Ophthalmology

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Ophthalmology Saranac Lake, NY

About Dr. Kjell Dahlen MD

Dr. Kjell Dahlen, MD is a doctor primarily located in Plattsburgh, NY, with other offices in Plattsburgh, NY and Plattsburgh, NY. He has 49 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology.

Dr. Dahlen has received 1 awards.

Patients' Choice Award

Locations

Dr. Kjell Dahlen has 3 locations

Get Directions Eye Care For The Adirondacks 51 Woodruff St Saranac Lake, NY 12983
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Get Directions Cataract Center For The Adirondacks 450 Margaret St Plattsburgh, NY 12901
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Get Directions Eye Care For The Adirondacks 450 Margaret St Plattsburgh, NY 12901
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Specialties

Dr. Kjell Dahlen has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

Ophthalmology
An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Kjell Dahlen has the following 10 expertise

  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Eye Exam
  • Eye Pain
  • Glaucoma
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Vision Issues

Awards

1 Award

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

Education

49 Years Experience

Education
Royal College Of Surgeons In Ireland School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1971

Education
Mass Eye And Ear Infirmary

Residency

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More about Dr. Kjell Dahlen

Dr. Dahlen, born in Frederikstad, Norway, is a board certified ophthalmologist and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He received his medical degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland. His internship brought him to the United States and he completed his residency in ophthalmology at West Virginia University. Dr. Dahlen also studied subspecialties in glaucoma and retinal disease at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary of Harvard Medical School in Boston. He was Director of the Retina Service and Assistant Professor at West Virginia University Medical School prior to entering private practice in Plattsburgh in 1978. Dr. Dahlen provides medical and surgical treatments of the eye including cataract surgery as well as advanced treatments in retinal disease and glaucoma. Patients can be scheduled to see him at Eye Care for the Adirondack's 450 Margaret Street office in Plattsburgh, NY or at other office locations in Saranac Lake, Elizabethtown, and Tupper Lake. Dr. Dahlen performs most of his surgery at Cataract Center for the Adirondacks, an independent ambulatory surgery center affiliated with and located adjacent to the 450 Margaret Street Practice. Dr. Dahlen is a staff member at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital Medical Center. He holds medical licenses in the State of New York and Vermont.

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