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Helayna E. Brown, MD

Cataract & Refractive Surgeon and Cornea Specialist located in Palm Beach Gardens, Stuart, and Port St. Lucie, FL

About Dr. Brown

Helayna Brown, MD, is a fellowship-trained, board-certified ophthalmologist at VIP Laser Eye Center in Palm Beach Gardens, and Port St. Lucie, Florida. She specializes in medical and surgical management of cataracts, glaucoma, anterior segment, and corneal conditions as well as refractive surgery. Dr. Brown is renowned for her patience, ability to communicate and her caring demeanor when treating patients. 

Dr. Brown is originally from Long Island, New York. She completed her undergraduate education and medical degree in a seven-year combined program at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After graduation, she completed an internship at the Univerisity of Pennsylvania Health System’s Pennsylvania Hospital and residency training at Temple University, both in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was elected chief resident by her attendings and peers during her time at Temple University. 

After Dr. Brown’s residency, she completed an additional year of fellowship training at Corneal Associates of New Jersey in Fairfield, New Jersey, where she gained valuable experience in advanced refractive cataract surgery, keratorefractive surgery, and corneal procedures and surgeries.

Today, Dr. Brown holds memberships with various ophthalmological associations. She is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the Florida Society of Ophthalmology and the Palm Beach County Ophthalmology Society. Previously, she was a member of the Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology and an advocacy ambassador, promoting patient safety issues at a legislative level. 

When Dr. Brown isn’t at VIP Laser Eye Center, she enjoys teaching the next generation of ophthalmologists. Dr. Brown volunteers her time lecturing and teaching residents at the Larkin Community Hospital in Miami. She has also volunteered performing corneal transplants for patients in the Philippines who would have otherwise been left blind. She has published her own research and presented at both local and national conferences on topics including LASIK, glaucoma and optic neuritis. 

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Brown and the skilled team at VIP Laser Eye Center, call the office or request an appointment online.

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Helayna Brown, MD, is a fellowship-trained, board-certified ophthalmologist at VIP Laser Eye Center in Palm Beach Gardens, and Port St. Lucie, Florida. She specializes in medical and surgical management of cataracts, glaucoma, anterior segment, and corneal conditions as well as refractive surgery. Dr. Brown is renowned for her patience, ability to communicate and her caring demeanor when treating patients. 

Dr. Brown is originally from Long Island, New York. She completed her undergraduate education and medical degree in a seven-year combined program at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After graduation, she completed an internship at the Univerisity of Pennsylvania Health System’s Pennsylvania Hospital and residency training at Temple University, both in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was elected chief resident by her attendings and peers during her time at Temple University. 

After Dr. Brown’s residency, she completed an additional year of fellowship training at Corneal Associates of New Jersey in Fairfield, New Jersey, where she gained valuable experience in advanced refractive cataract surgery, keratorefractive surgery, and corneal procedures and surgeries.

Today, Dr. Brown holds memberships with various ophthalmological associations. She is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the Florida Society of Ophthalmology and the Palm Beach County Ophthalmology Society. Previously, she was a member of the Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology and an advocacy ambassador, promoting patient safety issues at a legislative level. 

When Dr. Brown isn’t at VIP Laser Eye Center, she enjoys teaching the next generation of ophthalmologists. Dr. Brown volunteers her time lecturing and teaching residents at the Larkin Community Hospital in Miami. She has also volunteered performing corneal transplants for patients in the Philippines who would have otherwise been left blind. She has published her own research and presented at both local and national conferences on topics including LASIK, glaucoma and optic neuritis. 

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Brown and the skilled team at VIP Laser Eye Center, call the office or request an appointment online.


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