Dr. Christopher Lyon, MD

Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
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Dr. Christopher Lyon, MD
Dr. Christopher Lyon, MD is a facial plastic & reconstructive surgery doctor who practices in Newport Beach, CA. He is 70 years old and has been practicing for 38 years. Dr. Lyon is affiliated with Saint Joseph Hospital and Hoag Hospital Newport Beach.

1401 Avocado Ave Ste 402

Newport Beach, CA 92660

Contact Information

(949) 760-3003

Dr. Christopher Lyon, MD

Dr. Christopher Lyon, MD

Accepted insurance

  • 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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Stye
very high
more than 94% of peers
Visual Field Defects
normal
more than 78% of peers
Headache
normal
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 !","

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Specialties

  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
33

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • 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
  • LASIK
  • 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.

Education

  • 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
4.3
based on 6 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Lyon's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • 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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lyon accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
    Large Group PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Lyon has admitting privileges

Hoag Hospital Newport Beach
1 Hoag Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92663
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Saint Joseph Hospital
1100 W Stewart Dr
Orange, CA 92868
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