Specializing in Refractive & Cataract Surgery, and Neuro-Ophthalmology.

David B. Kaye, M.D.

Specializing in Refreactive & Cataract Surgery, and Neuro-Ophthalmology. Board certified in Ophthalmology by the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. 

Why Choose Doctor Kaye?

1) DR. KAYE INTRODUCED RK & LASER VISION CORRECTION TO THE VALLEY: Dr. Kaye is widely respected for consistently providing the most advanced medical techniques to his patients. He introduced RK to the Valley 15 years ago, introduced the Laser Vision Correction in 1996, pioneered disposable contact lenses in the U.S.A., and was awarded patents for his research on detecting glaucoma.



  • Board Certified in Ophthalmology by the American Academy of Ophthalmology & Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh.
  • Bachelor of Science and Medical Doctor degrees form the University of Witswatersrand, South Africa.
  • Fellowship in Corneal Surgery at the Manhattan Eye Hospital, New York.
  • Fellow of the Legal College of Medicine (J.D.)
  • Qualified Medical Examiner in California (Q.M.E.)
  • Certified Member of the American Medical Association
  • K.M.E.
  • Specialized Certifications in: LASIK, Automated Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK), and Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK).


3) 20 YEARS OF REFRACTIVE SURGERY EXPERIENCE: Laser Vision Correction is a type of Refractive surgery.


4) CORNEAL SPECIALIST: Unlike many surgeons performing Laser Vision Correction, Dr. Kaye is Cornea-fellowship trained. This is an advanced degree in the part of the eye, the cornea, which is reshaped in these treatments.

5) TAUGHT AT YALE, U.C.S.F., AND U.W.: Dr. Kaye taught at Yale University for 2 years, taught at U.C. San Francisco for 13 years, and taught at the University of Witswatersrand for several years.

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