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About Dr. Laurence J Karns

Dr. Laurence J Karns, MD is a Doctor primarily located in North Canton, OH, with another office in Canton, OH. He has 33 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Karns is affiliated with Mercy Medical Center and Aultman Hospital. Dr. Karns has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

11 Ratings with 4 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Laurence J Karns is Great. Dr. Laurence J Karns has been rated by 11 patients. From those 11 patients 4 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Laurence J Karns is 4.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Eye Centers Of Oh Inc

6407 Frank Ave NW
North Canton, OH 44720
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The Eye Surgical Center

800 McKinley Ave NW
Canton, OH 44703
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Specialties

Dr. Laurence J Karns has the following 1 specialty

  • 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.

  • Expertise

    10 Expertise

  • Macular Degeneration
  • Cataract
  • Glaucoma
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Eye Exam
  • Blindness
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Vision Issues
  • Eye Pain

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Reviews

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Unhappy

Arrogant! He is more worried about covering himself legally than acknowledging that a possible surgical problem could exist.

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Thorough

I have very happy seeing Dr. Karns now for 16 years.

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Excellent

After fifteen years, I can say nothing but good things.

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LASIK

I had my LASIK procedure done almost 3 years ago now and couldn't be happier! After going in for my 3 year checkup, my prescription hadn't changed a bit (still 20/20). Dr. Karnes a very personable, yet efficient physician. I know he's been practicing ophthalmology for over 29 years so I trusted him completely. The procedure itself was painless and Dr. Karnes explained everything to me the entire time during the surgery. I would definitely recommend Eye Centers of Ohio to anyone looking to improve (or repair) their sight and would especially recommend Dr. Karnes for any of those procedures.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2015)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2015)

    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.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Karns is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    33 Years Experience

  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1985

  • Ohio State University Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Laurence J Karns accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Health Network Option Open Access
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Access PPO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Aultcare
    • Aultcare ExchangeProviders
    • Aultcare HMO
    • Aultcare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Centene
    • Buckeye Ambetter Balanced
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • HealthSpan
    • HealthSpan Access PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • MMOH SuperMed POS Select
    • MMOH SuperMed PPO Plus
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • SummaCare
    • SummaCare Select Fully Insured
  • The Health Plan of Upper OH
    • Health Plan of Upper Ohio PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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