Dr. Peter Karth, MD

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Dr. Peter Karth, MD
Dr. Peter Karth specializes treatment and management of vitreoretinal disease. His area of focus is minimally invasive small incision sutureless and painless retinal surgery for delicate retinal pathologies such as floaters removal, macular holes, epiretinal membranes, macular pucker, as well as complex retinal detachments and surgical diabetic disease, Dr. Karth leverages his experience to focus on successful outcomes and a superior patient experience at every step. In the clinic, Dr. Karth and his team provide cutting-edge patient care and the unparalleled patient experience in the diagnosis and treatment of macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease and retinal vascular occlusions. Dr. Karth and Oregon Eye Consultants have implemented clinic standards to reduce patient wait times, improve outcomes, provide vision-saving care to all his patients.

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Above all else, Dr. Peter Karth is a devoted clinician and surgeon. #PatientsFirst

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Eugene Office1550 Oak St Ste 7
Eugene, OR 97401
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based on 5 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Karth Says:

"Thank you for saving my eye. It is a blessing!"— ABDUL

"Dr. Karth was amazing! Very kind and courteous. I saw him recently and I could tell he had a busy clinic, but he took all the time needed to answer all my questions and make me feel comfortable. He also found the right diagnosis basically immediately. Now I feel so much better! Highly recommended doctor!"— ROBERTA

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Dr. Karth's Performance
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    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
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    EXCELLENT
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    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in San Francisco, CA |
Dr. Karth was amazing! Very kind and courteous. I saw him recently and I could tell he had a busy clinic, but he took all the time needed to answer all my questions and make me feel comfortable. He also found the right diagnosis basically immediately. Now I feel so much better! Highly recommended doctor!
in Stanford, CA |
What an amazing doctor! One of the best experiences I have had. Much MUCH better than other doctors at Stanford. He truly saved my vision!!! I can't thank him enough! I will be happy to go back and see him! I hope he never leaves.
in Los Banos, CA |
awesome Dr Karth help me improve my eye sight due to my diabetiies. the surgery was painless and the results were amazing although like any surgery there are side effects i was going blind and Dr Karth prevented that from happening i have my sight longer than sooner Thank you.
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Dr. Karth says...

Dr. Peter Karth specializes treatment and management of vitreoretinal disease. His area of focus is minimally invasive small incision sutureless and painless retinal surgery for delicate retinal pathologies such as floaters removal, macular holes, epiretinal membranes, macular pucker, as well as complex retinal detachments and surgical diabetic disease, Dr. Karth leverages his experience to focus on successful outcomes and a superior patient experience at every step. In the clinic, Dr. Karth and his team provide cutting-edge patient care and the unparalleled patient experience in the diagnosis and treatment of macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease and retinal vascular occlusions. Dr. Karth and Oregon Eye Consultants have implemented clinic standards to reduce patient wait times, improve outcomes, provide vision-saving care to all his patients. 

Dr. Karth's Care Philosophy

Above all else, Dr. Peter Karth is a devoted clinician and surgeon. #PatientsFirst

Dr. Karth says...

  • Macular Degeneration: Wet and Dry, injections & other vision saving treatments
  • Diabetic Eye Disease: Screening, Medical/Surgical, including complicated cases
  • Pathologies of the Vitreous: including Flashes & Floaters, vitreous separations
  • Central Serous Retinopathy: including non-damaging low power laser treatments
  • Epiretinal Membranes (pucker) & Macular Holes: low impact, successful treatment
  • Retinal Tears and Retinal Detachments: laser & surgical treatments
  • Visually Significant Vitreous Floaters: clear & honest discussion of risk of treatment, low risk surgery for the right candidates

Dr. Karth says...

Focusing on minimally invasive small incision sutureless and painless surgery for delicate procedures such as floaters removal, macular holes, epiretinal membranes and macular pucker, Dr. Karth leverages his experience to focus on successful outcomes and a superior patient experience at every step. In the clinic, Dr. Karth and his team provide cutting-edge patient care and the unparalleled patient experience in the diagnosis and treatment of macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease and retinal vascular occlusions. Dr. Karth has implemented clinic standards to reduce patient wait times, improve outcomes, provide vision-saving care to all his patients. 

Dr. Karth says...

"Thank you for saving my eye. It is a blessing!"— ABDUL

"Dr. Karth was amazing! Very kind and courteous. I saw him recently and I could tell he had a busy clinic, but he took all the time needed to answer all my questions and make me feel comfortable. He also found the right diagnosis basically immediately. Now I feel so much better! Highly recommended doctor!"— ROBERTA

"I consider you a fine doctor, as well as a friend whom I looked forward to talking with when I came into the clinic"— JULIE

"You always made your patients feel like we would always be able to preserve our vision with your help."— IONE

"We wish to express our heartfelt appreciation for all the caring and concern that you have shown my mom. You're not only a good doctor, but also a great human being. Thanks for your warmth, kindness, care, and attention."— NAZILA

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

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  •  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

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Harada's Disease
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Il Coll Of Med

    Graduated in 2009

  • Residency Hospital
    Medical College Of Wisconsin
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Stanford University Medical Center
  • Other Education
    University Of Chicago

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Retinal Diseases
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Eye Surgery
  • Laser Microsurgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery