Surgical and Laser Procedures



Dr. Daniel Krontz is an accomplished ophthalmic surgeon and has been performing surgery on a wide variety of eye conditions for over 30 years. Dr. Krontz has performed over 15,000 cataract surgeries in the High Country and continues to do so with optimal results.



WCEA is proud of our well in-house surgical team that effectively assists Dr. Krontz through each procedure, while making you feel confident and comfortable throughout the process. Their faces may be familiar because they are often the same technicians that assist in your preoperative care.  You can expect the same level of excellence in our comprehensive post operative care. Our team members are dedicated to helping you achieve the best results possible.  



For your convenience, Dr. Krontz performs cataract and other outpatient surgeries at Watauga Medical Center, Ashe Memorial Hospital and Cannon Memorial Hospital. Enjoy the benefits of having all of your preoperative exams, surgery and postoperative care without ever having to go off the mountain!


You will see (and feel) just how much we care!  



Surgical and Laser Procedures Offered

  • Cataract (no stitch, no patch)

  • Corneal Transplant

  • Glaucoma Surgery

  • Tarsal Strips (Lower Lid Repair)

  • Lash Electrolysis 

  • Lid Lesions

  • Lid Lifts(Blepharoplasty)

  • Secondary Cataracts

  • Biopsy

  • Chalazion and Stye Removal 


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