Eye Care Encinitas

Patients travel from points around the southwestern United States to Dr. Kaestner’s Encinitas office for:

  • Complete eye examinations
  • Consultations and second opinions
  • Diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases such as cataracts, glaucoma, dry eyes, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and more
  • Temporary and permanent punctal plugs for the relief of dry eye
  • Oculoplastics specialty care for the treatment of eyelid disorders

Dr. Kaestner’s ophthalmology credentials are impeccable. Following her education at Duke University medical school, Dr. Kaestner completed her residency in Ophthalmology at the University of California, San Francisco and received additional sub-specialty training in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at California Pacific Medical Center.

In addition, she completed a dermatology fellowship at Harvard Medical Center.

She is board certified and a member of the senior medical staff at Scripps Memorial Hospital, a Fellow of The American Academy of Ophthalmology and a member of The International Society of Cosmetic Laser Surgeons. She is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.

Recommended Guidelines for Eye Exams

Before age 5: Toddlers should be screened for common childhood problems such as crossed eye, lazy eye, nearsightedness and farsightedness.
Puberty to age 39: Should be checked if you experience any eye problems or visual changes such as pain, floaters, flashes of light, blurry vision, or eye injury.
Ages 40 to 65: Should be examined every two to four years.
Everyone over 65: Should be examined every one to two years.

People at higher risk for eye diseases need to be examined more often.

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