Cornea and Refractive Surgery


Christine Ament, MD


Offers comprehensive medical and surgical diagnosis treatment of diseases affecting the cornea, conjunctiva, lids, and adjacent structures. This service also provides the full range of refractive surgery including photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) and Laser In-Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) using the Intralase and VISX S4 Excimer Lasers.


  • Measurement of tear physiology
  • Measurement of Corneal Sensation
  • Measurement of Corneal Thickness (pachymetry)
  • Specular Microscopy
  • Corneal Topography including Pentacam
  • Keratometry and Keratoscopy
  • Corneal and External Ocular Photography
  • Culture and Antibiotic Sensitivity Studies of Infectious Process
  • Histopathologic Evaluation of Tissue Biopsy Specimens


  • Comprehensive Medical Therapy of Corneal and External Ocular Diseases
  • All Forms of Corneal Surgery including Corneal Transplantation
  • Descemet’s Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK)
  • Refractive Corneal Surgery – Incisional and Laser
  • Repair of Perforating and Non-Perforating Ocular Trauma
  • Repair of Ocular Perforation with Biologic Adhesives
  • Contact Lens Fitting for Correction of Refractive Error and for Treatment of Disease
  • Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery

For an appointment call:

(617)638-8350 (Boston)
(508)823-7473 (Suburban Offices)