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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 69

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Dr. Boynton's Experience

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Dr. Boynton's Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Dr. Boynton Performs

  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eyelid Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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Strong Memorial Hospital
601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14642

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Accepting new patients?

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University Of Rochester Eye Ins
University Of Rochester Eye Ins
601 ELMWOOD AVE
Rochester, NY 14642
Rochester Eye & Laser Center
Rochester Eye & Laser Center
30 N Union St Ste 101
Rochester, NY 14607
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    Dr. Boynton's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Excision of Chalazion
    • Eyelid Surgery
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    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Blepharitis
    • Blind Hypotensive Eye
    • Blindness
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinitis
    • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
    • Color Blindness
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Dry Eyes
    • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Edema
    • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Pars Planitis
    • Pinguecula
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    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Presbyopia
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Pterygium
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Neovascularization
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
    • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Stye
    • Trichiasis
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Visual Field Defects
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New York.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Tufts University
    Graduated in 1971

    Internship Hospital

    Newton Wellesley Hospital
    Complete in 1972

    Residency Hospital

    University Hosps Case West Res University
    Complete in 1975

    Fellowship Hospital

    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Complete in 1976
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Boynton & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Boynton's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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    Dr. Boynton's Office & Staff

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    Office Locations

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    University Of Rochester Eye Ins
    601 ELMWOOD AVE
    Rochester, NY 14642
    (585) 273-3937 (Office)
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    Rochester Eye & Laser Center
    30 N Union St Ste 101
    Rochester, NY 14607
    (585) 232-2560 (Office)
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