Dr. Andrew Lawton, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 40 years. He specializes in ophthalmology and optometry.


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(504) 345-1180

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Dr. Lawton's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Visual Field Defects
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lawton treats Visual Field Defects more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Lawton treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Scotoma
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lawton treats Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Lawton treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Eye Infections
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lawton treats Eye Infections more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Lawton treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Lawton's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diplopia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Migraine
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

About Me

Biography

Dr. Lawton is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in Neuro-Ophthalmology. He has expertise in evaluating patients with visual problems originating outside the eye due to diagnoses including brain tumors, neurological disorders, and brain i...

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Optometry

Board Certifications

  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Neuropathology
  • Ophthalmology

Education

1990
Estelle Doheny Eye Institute
Fellowship Hospital
1981
Emory University
Residency Hospital
1979
Beth Israel Hospital
Residency Hospital
1977
Beth Israel Hospital
Internship Hospital
1976
Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
Medical School
1990
1981
1979
1977
1976

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Ochsner Baptist

New Orleans, LA