Dr. Kenneth Farr, MD

Dr. Kenneth Farr, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Kenneth Farr, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Bluffton, SC and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Medical University of South Carolina in 1992 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

10 William Pope Dr

Bluffton, SC 29909

Contact Information

(843) 837-4545

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
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Top Care Areas

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Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 95% of peers
Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 93% of peers
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Farr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Farr "Dr. Kenneth Farr is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He serves as a clinical instructor at the Storm Eye Institute, Medical University of South Carolina and has maintained his private practices in the Hilton Head, Bluffton, Beaufort and Ridgeland communities since 2001. He graduated cum laude from the University of Alabama School of Medicine and completed his residency at the MUSC Storm Eye Institute, where he was selected chief resident. After residency, Dr. Farr served as an ophthalmologist with the U.S. Air Force and was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal for Excellence. Dr. Farr specializes in Cataract Surgery, Lens Implants, Refractive, Lasik and KAMRA surgeries as well as eyelid plastic surgery. Dr. Farr maintains membership, fellowships, and/or certification status with the following groups and associations: Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology Member of the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery Member of the American Society of Laser Medicine & Surgery Certified VISX Laser LASIK Surgeon Certified KAMRA surgeon and was the first surgeon in South Carolina to implant a KAMRA inlay Member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery First Certified Botox Cosmetic physician in the SC Lowcountry Medical Director of SunGate Medical Group LLC and Medical Spa's "


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Farr "At SunGate Medical Group you will find quality care with a personal touch, featuring our most advanced technology. We are committed to delivering personalized, professional services throughout all of our practices.

We are composed of professionals from a wide-range of specialties to provide patients with comprehensive medical treatment that is efficient and thorough. Systems and services are designed to ensure the delivery of high-quality, coordinated, patient-centered care to meet the unique medical needs of each individual."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

62  Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Graves' Disease
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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14  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Soft Contact Lenses

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University of Alabama-Birmingham
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Musc Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Musc Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Farr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Farr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Farr to family and friends
326 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (326)

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Dr. Farr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I had a great experience at sungate medical group. Dr Farr has helped change my life. Highly knowledgeable doctor and staff. I no longer suffer from my dry eye problems.
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Remarkable experience with recent cataract/vision procedure. Dr. Farr and his staff are top notch. The procedure was painless and effortless. My "new" vision is near 20/20. I am totally satisfied. J. P. Dennis
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During the first visit, several tests, meds & procedures were ordered or highly recommended. The amount of further testing was frightening, esp. the push to do cataract surg asap. After the testing was done, I had an appointment to go over the results and firm up a plan. On the day of the appt,...more
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Excellent results, no issues, great not having to wear reading classes anymore!
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