Dr. Elson Lai, MD

Dr. Elson Lai, MD

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Ophthalmology | Male | 36 years old

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Care Philosophy

Dr. Lai's philosophy in eye care is to give his patients the quality of care that he would provide for his own family. He understands the importance of sight and the impact it has on the daily lives of his patients. Firmly believing that each patient deserves the most advanced treatments, Dr. Lai continues to educate himself with the most up-to-date research and treatment methods in eye care.Read more

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Dr. Lai'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
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Dr. Lai's Care Philosophy

Dr. Lai's philosophy in eye care is to give his patients the quality of care that he would provide for his own family. He understands the importance of sight and the impact it has on the daily lives of his patients. Firmly believing that each patient deserves the most advanced treatments, Dr. Lai continues to educate himself with the most up-to-date research and treatment methods in eye care.

Dr. Lai's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

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    Sanctions

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Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects

Education

  • Medical School
    R Franklin Univ Of Med & Sci

    Graduated in 2007

  • Internship Hospital
    Rush University Medical Center

    Completed in 2008

  • Residency Hospital
    Children's Medical Center Dallas / Ut Southwestern

    Completed in 2011

    Parkland Health and Hospital System

    Completed in 2011

    Ut Southwestern Medical Center

    Completed in 2011

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of California At Berkeley

    Graduated in 2002

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy