Dr. Laurence J Karns, MD



Ophthalmology     -  Ohio,  North Canton

 Overview

Dr. Laurence J Karns, MD works in North Canton, Ohio is a specialist in Ophthalmology and graduated Ohio St University in 1989. Dr. Karns is affiliated with Mercy Medical Center, Aultman Hospital and practicing for 32 years

 Experience and Qualifications

 Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

 Conditions

  • Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Botulinum Toxin Injection
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Gestational Trophoblastic Tumor
  • Hallucinogen Dependence
  • Heroin Dependence
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Inner Ear Repair
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Maxillofacial
  • Neuropathy, Distal Hereditary Motor, Jerash Type
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Surgery
  • Optic Pathway Glioma
  • Pancreas Disorders
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 3
  • Radiation-Related Neoplasm
  • Radical Hysterectomies for Cervical Cancer
  • Rectovaginal Repair
  • Ritalin Abuse
  • Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
  • Salpingo-Oophorectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Stripping of Varicose Veins
  • Thinning of Skin
  • Thrombolytic Therapy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Torsion Dystonia
  • Vaginal Candidiasis
  • White Coat Hypertension

 Procedures

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects

 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology

 Years Since Graduation

  • 32

 State License

  • Ohio

 Background Check

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 Education & Training

Residency Hospital


Ohio St University

Columbus, OH, USA

Year completed: 1989

Internship Hospital


Riverside Methodist Hospital

Columbus, OH, USA

Year completed: 1986

Fellowship Hospital


University Nebr

Omaha, NE, USA

Year completed: 1990

Medical School


Ohio State University College Of Medicine And Public Health

Columbus, OH, United States

Graduated: 1985

 Awards

1   AMA
2   AAO
3   OSMA
4   SCMS
5   ISRK

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 Office Locations


Primary location

 Eye Centers Of Ohio

6407 Frank Avenue North West
Ohio (OH)
North Canton,
44720

  (330) 966-1111
Office Volume:    100 patients per day
Free Standing Surgery Center?    No
Performs Procedures On Site?    Yes

Accepting New Patients

  • Yes
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 Map & Directions



Eye Centers Of Ohio, 6407 Frank Avenue North West, North Canton, Ohio (OH), 44720




 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Aetna
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Choice Care PPO
  • Choice Plus POS
  • Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Health America PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio POS
  • MultiPlan
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Navigate HMO
  • Navigate POS
  • Open Access Plus
  • Options PPO
  • Pathway X Tiered Hosp/Ind Direct Access OH
  • PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare

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 Affiliated Hospitals


Mercy Medical Center photo


Mercy Medical Center

1301 15th Avenue West North Dakota ND, Williston, 58801

Mercy Medical Center is a non-profit hospital located in Williston, ND. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 1 of 1 procedures. Length of Stay is longer than the state average in 1 of 1 procedures.



Aultman Hospital photo


Aultman Hospital

2600 6th Street South West Ohio OH, Canton, 44710

Aultman Hospital is a hospital located in Canton, OH. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are above the state average in 12 of 14 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 14 of 14 procedures.




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  • An excellent therapist. I Highly recommend Dr. Winkler. She is kind, caring, a good listener and trustworthy.
    09 June 2018, 08:18
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  • This was the worst experience I have ever had with a doctor visit. First of all I saw the NP Amber , she made me feel like I was a bother to her . As I sat in the chair she told me to stand and pull my pants down then she took three steps back and bent over to pretend to look at the affected area, which made me feel like she didn't want to be near me. I said pretend to looks at because there was no way she could have seen the problem from that position. Then she talked with the nurse to tell he...
    08 June 2018, 06:37
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