Maintaining the health and safety of our patients, employees, and community is our top priority.  


To ensure social distancing to the best of our ability, we must limit the number of people in the office.  Drivers/family members will be asked to wait in their car.  We are happy to call them when the patient's appointment is completed. 

Patients must meet the following criteria:

  • Follow social distancing policies.
  • Wear a mask (unless unable to for medical reasons).
  • Have had no symptoms or exposure in the last 14 days.
  • Temperature of less than 100.0F.

 Mask Policy:

  • Patients and approved visitors must wear a mask
  • Masks must fully cover the nose and mouth.

Employee Screenings

All of our employees are screened before they are allowed to enter work each day.  This includes employees, providers, and vendors.

Our Team of Surgeons

Kunesh Eye Center is a family of eye surgeons. All Kunesh Eye Center ophthalmologists have focused their practice on medical and surgical adult eye care.

All Surgeons are board-certified.

  • Michael T. Kunesh, M.D.
    Michael T. Kunesh, M.D.
    Ophthalmologist

    Dr. Michael T. Kunesh graduated from Alter High School and went on to receive his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Notre Dame, graduating with highest honors. He received his medical degree from Ohio State University. He was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha, the honor society for top medical school graduates. While at Ohio State University, Dr. Kunesh’s medical school was ranked as the number two primary care medical school in the United States. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Ohio State University. He then completed a fellowship in glaucoma at Ohio State University. During Dr. Kunesh’s time at Ohio State University, his ophthalmology residency program was ranked as number one in the country, as measured by proficiency exams. Dr. Kunesh continued his academic success by scoring in the top 1% in the country on his ophthalmology board exam. He also serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor at Ohio State University. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor in ophthalmology at Wright State University, where he is active in teaching medical students.

  • John C. Kunesh, M.D.
    John C. Kunesh, M.D.
    Ophthalmologist

    Dr. John C. Kunesh graduated from Alter High School and went on to receive his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Notre Dame graduating with highest honors. He was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, an honor society for top collegiate graduates. He received his medical degree with honors from Ohio State University, graduating third in his class. He received numerous honors including election to Alpha Omega Alpha, the honor society for top medical school graduates, the Watman Achievement Award for academic excellence and the Eli G. Alcorn Award for the top medical student in ophthalmology. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Ohio State University and was honored with the position of Chief Resident in his final year. He then completed a fellowship in oculoplastic and reconstructive surgery at Ohio State University. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Wright State University, where he is active in teaching medical students. Dr. John Kunesh also serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor at Ohio State University, serving as a surgical instructor at the Dayton VA Medical Center for the ophthalmology residents.

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  • Jennifer T. Fowler, O.D.
    Jennifer T. Fowler, O.D.
    Therapeutic Optometrist

    Dr. Jennifer T. Fowler was born and raised in Dover, Delaware.  She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Science from the University of Delaware.  She went on to receive her optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University.  After receiving her doctorate in Optometry, she completed a residency at the Huntington VA Medical Center specializing in Ocular Disease. Dr. Fowler received 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Awards for recognition of outstanding patient service from the Huntington VA Medical Center.  She is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Ohio Optometric Association.

    Dr. Fowler joined our practice in August, 2018.  Dr. Fowler diagnoses and manages glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and macular degeneration as well as other ocular diseases.  She also sees same day acute visits and assists in postoperative care.  We welcome her to our team and look forward to working with her.

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    Joseph J. Beaman, O.D.
    Optometrist

    Dr. Joseph J. Beaman graduated from Fairview High School. He went on to receive his Bachelor’s Degree from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. He received his optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry, graduating with honors. He later served two years in the US Air Force. He received the Outstanding Optometric Recognition Award twice from the American Optometric Association.

    Dr. Beaman joined our practice in 1982 and continues to be an integral part of our team.

Testimonials

Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • Highly recommend this practice! I was in town visiting family and had an issue with my eye that worried me and needed to be checked.but couldn’t get in with another physician until later, and their reviews weren’t as high. I phoned Kunesh and was greeted by Julie, super pleasant on the phone and when I described my issue, she was very prompt in getting me an appointment. From the moment I arrived the staff was all busy working and multitasking. While I was filling out paperwork Elaine took

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  • If and when you have a retina tear, this is the place to go. I was seen on a Saturday and was the only patient. If you live long enough and are near sighted and see Northern lights inside call. You will be seen. Normally this is not a problem, but only an ophthalmologist can tell. To avoid the long wait take the earliest appointment offered. If not, it is definitely worth the wait. The optometrist is great, too, but must be requested. Their attention to detail is amazing! You will have drops, s

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  • Warm and friendly, highly professional

    - Lalonne P.

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Dayton Office

Monday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed

Dayton Office

Monday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

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