Dr. Jan Kylstra, MD

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Dr. Jan Kylstra, MD
Dr. Jan Kylstra, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Stoneham, MA. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 34 years. Dr. Kylstra is affiliated with Melrose - Wakefield Hospital.

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Dr. Kylstra's Care Philosophy

Dr. Jan Kylstra is a fellowship-trained retina specialist at Mass. Eye and Ear, Stoneham Eye Center. He offers surgical and medical care for retinal disease.

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    Dr. Kylstra's Care Philosophy

    Dr. Jan Kylstra is a fellowship-trained retina specialist at Mass. Eye and Ear, Stoneham Eye Center. He offers surgical and medical care for retinal disease.

    Dr. Kylstra's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
    •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Ophthalmology

    Conditions Treated

    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Astigmatism
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Benign Tumor
    • Blepharitis
    • Blind Hypotensive Eye
    • Blindness
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Cataract
    • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Chorioretinitis
    • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Contusion of the Eyeball
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Diseases
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Drusen
    • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Exotropia
    • Eye Cancer
    • Eye Infections
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Farsightedness
    • Floaters
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Graves' Disease
    • Hyphema
    • Iridocyclitis
    • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Presbyopia
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Pterygium
    • Purulent Endophthalmitis
    • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Ischemia
    • Retinal Neovascularization
    • Retinal Telangiectasia
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
    • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
    • Retinoschisis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Still's Disease
    • Stye
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Trichiasis
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
    • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    Education

    • Medical School
      Duke University School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1983

    • Internship Hospital
      Pensacola Ed Program

      Completed in 1984

    • Residency Hospital
      Mass Eye Ear Infirm

      Completed in 1987

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Mass Eye Ear Infirm

      Completed in 1989

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Procedures Performed

    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Coreoplasty
    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Excision of Chalazion
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Iridectomy
    • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery