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Milford -Franklin Eye Center Decades of Service to the Community and a New Provider in 2021

Dec 31, 2020 01:28PM ● By Roger M. Kaldawy, M.D., Milford Franklin Eye Center

Milford Franklin Eye Center

Milford-Franklin Eye Center has been providing excellent eye care to the community for decades.  With much excitement, we are happy to announce that we have grown to a dedicated group of 8 physicians and Optometrists.  In January of 2021 Dr. Mai-Khuyen Nguyen, OD will join our team in our state-of-the art medical offices in Franklin and Milford.  Dr Nguyen is a comprehensive optometrist offering the latest in comprehensive eye care for the entire family. 

With offices located in Milford and Franklin and a support staff of 50, we are proud to be the leading medical and surgical eye care center in the area and one of the major eye care institutions in the State.  We are also one of the rare ophthalmology practices to own and operate our own surgical center, the Cataract Surgery Center of Milford.  No more need to travel miles and hours to have cataract surgery!  Five experienced eye physicians/ surgeons and 3 optometrists are here to provide comprehensive and excellent eye care for the entire family.  

Dr. Roger Kaldawy is an experienced eye physician and surgeon and the area’s only full-time specialist in corneal diseases.  Having completed his training in Ophthalmology at University of Rochester and his fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at the prestigious Department of Ophthalmology of the University of Iowa, Dr. Kaldawy served as Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Boston University where he was Director of the Cornea and External Disease program and trained fellows and residents in Ophthalmology.  Some of his trainees are now in academic and private practices in Massachusetts and around the world.  Dr Kaldawy published research articles in peer-reviewed academic journals and has been invited as a guest speaker to many prestigious academic programs in the US and around the world including University of New York, Stanford University and University of Wisconsin, Madison. Dr. Kaldawy is proud to be the first surgeon in central Massachusetts and among a handful of surgeons in the State to have performed DSAEK corneal transplantation. With special interest in cataract surgery, Dr Kaldawy has performed tens of thousands of procedures and was the first surgeon in the area to offer the highly advanced accommodating implants. Dr Kaldawy is the first and only surgeon in the area to offer bladeless laser-assisted Femto cataract surgery.  This laser procedure is offered locally at the Cataract and Laser Surgery Center of Milford.

Dr. Hatch is the only fellowship trained pediatric ophthalmologist in the area, and is a skilled surgeon with training in the latest techniques for straightening misaligned eyes. Dr. Hatch earned bachelors and master’s degrees in engineering from Boston University and Dartmouth College. He completed his medical degree at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1988, followed by residency in Ophthalmology at Yale-New Haven Hospital and fellowship in Pediatric and Neuro-ophthalmology at Duke University. Returning to his home state in 1993, Dr. Hatch joined the Milford-Franklin Eye Center where he focuses on comprehensive pediatric and adult ophthalmology and adult strabismus. 

Dr. Lashkari is our practicing vitreoretinal specialist as well as a scientist at the Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School. He is also a part-time Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Harvard Medical School. Dr. Lashkari completed a Medical-Surgical Fellow in Vitreoretinal disease at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.

Dr. Ahmed graduated Magna cum Laude with Honors from Brown University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. She then pursued her medical degree at Medical College of Georgia followed by a medical internship at Mercy Hospital in Baltimore, MD. She completed her residency in Ophthalmology at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA followed by a Cornea and Anterior Segment Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. Her specific interests include ocular surface disease, complex cataracts and corneal transplantation. 

Dr. Perriello Consigli received her Bachelor of Science degree from Clark University in 1987.  She went on to earn her Doctor of Optometry degree from New England College of Optometry in 1991. Dr. Consigli  has over twenty five years of experience, spending several years in private practice. In February 2019, Consigli joined Milford-Franklin Eye Center. She enjoys seeing patients of all ages.  She is proficient in routine eye care, contact lens fitting, and diagnosing and treating various eye disease. 

Dr. Adams, graduated from John Carroll University, Bachelors of Science, summa cum laude, in 1995. He completed his Masters in Biochemistry from The Ohio State University in 1997. In 2003 he received his Doctorate from the New England College of Optometry. Dr. Adams has advanced training in corneal pathology, specialty contact lenses, ocular disease and laser refractive surgery. 

Dr. Mai-Khuyen Nguyen joins Milford-Franklin Eye Center from the New England Carpenters Benefit Fund – Vision Center, where she served as Head of Optometry.  She has over 9 years of experience in comprehensive eye exams for adult, geriatric, pediatric, and special needs populations.  Her experience includes performing contact lens fitting and managing contact lens complications. Dr Nguyen is also experienced in glasses fitting and lens edging.  Her charitable activities include participating in Boston Cares program and the Boston Special Olympics. 

Milford-Franklin Eye Center realizes you have choices when it comes to eye care.  We are different.  We focus on excellent and advanced eye care and treat our patients as if each and every one is family.  We are from the community, most of us live in the community and our focus is to serve the community.  You will see us in the office, at the local supermarket and in the ER at 1 AM if there is a need for our care.  Our focus is you, your vision and excellent results. We are available, in your backyard and proud to offer world class cataract surgery closer to home: Here in Milford! Our optical shop has its own dedicated lab and can cut and finish your glasses while you wait.  We offer after-hours, same day emergency appointments and Saturday appointments.  We have a new management focused on quality customer care.  Eight providers dedicated to the best in eye medicine and surgery and now to even serve you better a new provider: Welcome Dr Nguyen.  Please stop by and say Hi…We are here to serve you.

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