Ann G. Kasten Aker, MD

Ophthalmologist

Specialties
Femtosecond Laser for Cataract Surgery
Glaucoma Laser Treatments
Cosmetic Enhancements

Undergraduate Education
Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

Medical Degree
Suny Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York

Residency
Long Island Jewish Hospital, New Hyde Park, New York
Manhattan Eye & Ear Hospital (ocular pathology), New York, New York

After her junior year at Cornell University, Dr. Kasten Aker became part of an elite group of students who started medical school at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York in lieu of their senior year of college. Subsequent to medical school graduation she returned closer to her hometown to complete her residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and Manhattan Eye and Ear Hospital.

In 1984, Dr. Kasten Aker moved to South Florida and co-founded the Aker Kasten Eye Center along with her husband, Dr. Alan Aker. She has had the privilege in the past of guest lecturing alongside her husband at various ophthalmology meetings. In more recent years her efforts have been focused on laser therapy for the treatment of glaucoma as well as cosmetic enhancements, using Restylane and Botox. With the arrival of Laser Cataract Surgery, Dr. Kasten Aker now directs all operations of the Femtosecond Laser for cataract procedures. She has been certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is also a charter member of the American College of Eye Surgeons.