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Welcome to Anthone Eye Center

Founded in 1983, Anthone Eye Center is a nationally recognized, state-of-the-art eye care center.

Dr. Kenneth Anthone is among a select group of eye physicians invited to be a member of the Society of Excellence in Eye Care. This is an exclusive national organization consisting of only the very best eye surgeons in the country.

Being an experienced and innovative surgeon, he invented the “Crack and Stack” method of cataract surgery as well as the “Anthone Enabler”, an instrument utilized to facilitate cataract surgery.

He has taught his procedure to eye surgeons nationally as well as in Europe and in China. He is one of the most experienced eye surgeons in North America, having performed over 24,000 cataract surgeries.Dr

He has been featured on CNN News and in USA Today as well as numerous times on local TV and in the Buffalo News for his humanitarian eye surgery program called Eyes on America, which provides much needed eye surgery for less fortunate people in Western New York who have no insurance.

Dr. Anthone is the preferred cataract surgeon for the Buffalo Bills Alumni, He has also devoted his surgical expertise to the Buffalo Zoo, where he has operated on Yogi, the gorilla, and Mota the white tiger.

At Anthone Eye Center, you will feel the warm and sincere care from both Dr. Anthone and his exceptional staff. Your experience here will make you feel special and actually make you look forward to seeing us again.

“Eyes are the window to the world. I take pride in doing everything in my power to help people see the best they possibly can.” Kenneth D. Anthone, M.D., FACS    

Anthone in the News

He has been on CNN News and USA Today for his humanitarian eye surgery program called Eyes On America, which helps the less fortunate people of his home, Western New York who do not have insurance to cover much needed surgery.

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Surgery Center

Founded in 1994, Eye Health Associates, Inc. is their on-site Ambulatory Surgery Center. It is a state-of-the-art, freestanding surgery center, specializing in the most advanced methods of cataract, glaucoma and refractive surgery.

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  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Eye Surgeons
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Erie County Medial Society
  • WNY Chapter of American College of Surgeons
  • NYS Opthalmological Society
  • American Society of Cataracts and Refractive Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons
  • New York State Ophthalmological Society