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Dr. Alan M Lessner has the following 1 specialty
An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.
Dr. Alan M Lessner has the following 11 expertise
- Vision Issues
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Lasik Surgery
- Eyelid Diseases
- Plastic Surgery (Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery)
- Macular Degeneration
- Eye Pain
- Eye Exam
Dr. Alan M Lessner has 1 board certified specialty
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Dr. Alan M Lessner is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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Memorial Day 1990, my son (just turned 3yrs old) was bitten by a dog, in the face. It literally ripped his lower eyelid OFF (including the lower tear duct). Three surgeons at Munroe Regional Medical Center (Ocala)refused to even TRY to help him. I drove my son to Shands Hospital, Gainesville, where Dr. Alan Lessner operated on my child, put his eyelid back on, and threaded a tiny tube through his nose, uppper tear duct, and lower tearduct and tied it together to hold it until it healed. My son got out of surgery about 10pm that night, and the next morning, he was happily pushing a truck down the hall of Shand's hospital Pediatric floor, playing happily. There was NO SCAR on my son's face, and the muscles in his face worked properly (they'd been torn), and his tear duct functioned properly. That's several miracles! We have only the HIGHEST PRAISE for Dr. Lessner, and his work. He followed up with my son for many months afterward, making sure everything was ok. He explained everything to me, and to my son, every step of the way. He was great with my son. My son had the BEST oculoplastic surgeon in the state of Florida, and to this day (21 years later), I am grateful.
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Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2016)
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On-Time Doctor Award (2016)
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Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016)
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34 Years Experience
Albany Medical College
Graduated in 1984
Albany Medical Center
Dr. Alan M Lessner accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- AvMed Empower
- Avmed Choice
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS Florida myBlue
- Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
- Florida Blue BlueOptions
Coventry Health Care
- Coventry FL Employer Group PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsAlan M Lessner Md, 6801 NW 9th Blvd Ste 2, Gainesville, FL
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