Dr. Brown

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Dr. Kani Brown is a medically trained optometrist and has been providing exceptional eye care at the Balin Eye & Laser Center for over 5 years. As our doctor of optometry, Dr. Brown regularly sees patients for Routine Eye Care, Comprehensive Eye Exams, Contact Lens Exams, Contact Lens Fittings, and Ocular Disease Management. Working alongside Dr. Balin, Dr. Brown provides post-op care for our Refractive Surgery patients.

Dr. Brown has a special interest in the field of Dry Eye and has received extensive training in various dry eye modalities and treatment protocols. He was the first optometrist in western Massachusetts to treat patients with the state-of-the-art LipiFlow® technology which targets Meibomian Gland Dysfunction, the most common cause of dry eye in patients.


Dr. Brown received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. He went on to earn his Doctor of Optometry Degree from The Ohio State University School of Optometry. After receiving his degree, Dr. Brown extended his education with an Ocular Disease Residency at the Columbus and Chillicothe VA Medical Centers.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Optometric Association
  • National Optometric Association
  • American Academy of Optometry
  • Massachusetts Society of Optometrists

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