Dr. Christopher Lyon, MD

Dr. Christopher Lyon, MD

Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 71
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Dr. Christopher Lyon, MD is a facial plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Newport Beach, CA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Ciudad Juarez in 1979 and specializes in facial plastic & reconstructive surgery and ophthalmology.

1401 Avocado Ave Ste 402

Newport Beach, CA 92660

Contact Information

(949) 760-3003

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas


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very high
more than 94% of peers
Visual Field Defects
more than 78% of peers
more than 57% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lyon "Voted one of America's MOST COMPASSIONATE DOCTORS in survey of 200,000 patients. Dr Chris Lyon was in the TOP 3% of over 870,000 active Doctors surveyed. Dr Lyon modestly ascribes his accolades to his very friendly & helpful Front Office Staff and his gentle Technicians at Lyon Eye Cosmetic. In addition to glaucoma & dry eye therapy, cosmetic surgery of the eyes ,brows, face & neck garners patient's responses such as: "on a scale of 1-10, Dr Lyon - your results are a 12 !","


  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated


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  • Blepharoplasty
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Laser Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Universidad Autonoma De Ciudad Juarez
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • St Vincents/Yale University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • New York Med College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Roswell Pk Meml Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • University Of Rhode Island
    Other Education | Completed 1973

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lyon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lyon's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lyon to family and friends
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Dr. Lyon's Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
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Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Seal Beach, CA
Dr Lyon did my cataract surgery 20 years ago and has my opthomoligist ever since. my eyesight is outstanding. He works with a team of opthomoligists to ensure you get the most up to date evaluations and care. I am 84 years old and owe my great vision to Dr. Lyon
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