Lahey Hospital & Medical Center’s Department of Ophthalmology serves the needs of patients by providing comprehensive medical care. We seek to foster an environment of high caliber professionalism in order to exceed our patients' expectations. A team of more than 70 medical professionals provides a full range of eye care. Nearly 20 ophthalmology and optometry specialists work in proximity to each other, allowing interchange of talent. Examination rooms are adjacent to the operating suite to facilitate care. In addition to providing routine eye examinations, staff diagnose and treat all aspects of eye disease in adolescents, adults and seniors. These include cataracts, glaucoma, cornea and external disease, laser vision correction, trauma, low vision, retinal and vitreous disease, oculoplastics and neuro-ophthalmology.
The Department of Ophthalmology provides comprehensive eye care and complete medical and surgical treatment. The foundation of the department is an experienced, highly motivated staff whose mission has multiple goals: