Kenneth R. Smith, MD, FACS

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Joffe MediCenter
4902 Shelbyville Road
Louisville, Kentucky 40207

(866) 685-6993

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Custom Wavefront LASIK in Louisville and the surrounding area


Dr. Kenneth R. Smith

Kenneth R. Smith, MD, FACS, is a board-certified ophthalmologist who has performed over 10,000 treatments. Dr. Smith is committed to helping all of his patients maximize their eyesight through innovative LASIK procedures — an approach that has helped him to earn the respect of both his patients and peers. As a sign of Dr. Smith's surgical prowess, in 2008 the Consumers' Research Council of America named him one of America's top ophthalmologists.

As an experienced LASIK surgeon, Dr. Smith believes that the best surgical results are achieved through a close collaboration between the surgeon and the patient. He personally, reviews every patients' medical records and takes the time to learn about their vision correction hopes and dreams. Dr. Smith's goal is to establish a relationship of trust and mutual respect, which is a vital aspect of a successful LASIK treatment.

Dr. Smith and the surgical team of Joffe MediCenter recognize that many patients feel apprehensive about undergoing eye surgery. This is why they offer compassionate care and strive to create a relaxing, inviting atmosphere. Joffe MediCenter's surgeons also regularly attend continuing education courses and seminars to improve their surgical and patient care skills. As a result, patients who come to Joffe MediCenter receive leading-edge treatments and excellent patient care.

If you would like to learn whether you might be a LASIK candidate, schedule your free LASIK exam by calling Joffe MediCenter at (866) 685-6993.

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Patient Care is our Priority at Joffe MediCenter

Joffe MediCenter was founded by pioneers in laser eye surgery (the Joffe family), and its surgical team remains deeply committed to providing the highest quality LASIK treatments and superb patient care. The surgeons of Joffe MediCenter believe that each patient deserves receive compassionate, personalized care at an affordable price. Each Joffe MediCenter clinic is staffed with a support team of experienced and certified technicians and doctors. We think you will be surprised at the empathy, excitement and professionalism during your experience with Joffe.

Leading-Edge Treatments with Advanced Technologies

Joffe MediCenter is equipped with state-of-the-art laser technologies, including All-Laser LASIK. Dr. Smith and his team develop a truly customized treatment plan for each patient using the the Orbscan and custom wavefront analyzers. This diagnostic equipment generates a 3-D map of the cornea and allows our staff to determine your candidacy for LASIK and which laser will give you the best possible outcome from Custom LASIK.

Joffe MediCenter features several excimer laser platforms, including the Alcon Allegretto Wave excimer laser and the Bausch & Lomb Technolas 217z Zyoptix system. Dr. Smith uses these lasers to reshape the corneas, treating common visual conditions such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. By using an array of sophisticated diagnostic and surgical instruments, Dr. Smith is able to help patients realize their dreams of sharp, 20/20 vision without glasses or contacts.

At Joffe, it is our commitment to make high-quality Custom LASIK affordable to as many as possible. With multiple financing plans to fit any budget, your LASIK procedure could be much more affordable than you think.

What Do Patients Say About Dr. Smith and Joffe MediCenter?


Dr. Kenneth Smith is associated with many professional associations.

"I really liked Dr. Smith. He made me feel completely comfortable about the procedure. I also felt confident about the exam and made my decision on the spot."
—Babette M.

"I love being able to see my newborn baby without my glasses — means the world to me. Thanks!! It was pleasant to come in and not feel pressured. The price was better than the Army offered." —Emily T.

"I was very pleased with the service I received. Every one there is exceptionally nice. Pleasant atmosphere." —Christine H.

"It is worth every penny. If you haven't done it, do something for yourself and do it. It was quick, easy and virtually painless." —Shelley L.

Dr. Kenneth R. Smith: Professional Credentials

Kenneth R. Smith, MD, FACS, is an honors graduate of the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He completed an internship and residency in general surgery, and he also served a residency in ophthalmology at the University of Louisville. Dr. Smith was named the Chief Resident during his final year of residency. He currently serves as an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Louisville Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. He is also an active member of many prestigious professional organizations, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American College of Surgeons, the International Society of Refractive Surgery, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the Kentucky Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons and the Louisville Academy of Ophthalmology.

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