Dr. Justin Saunders, MD

Dr. Justin Saunders, MD

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Age 38
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Dr. Justin Saunders, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from University Of Kentucky in 2008 and specializes in ophthalmology and ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery.

1517 Nicholasville Rd Ste 101

Lexington, KY 40503

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthSmart
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Top Care Areas

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Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Ectropion of Eyelid
very high
more than 94% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 93% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bags Under Eyes
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Chalazion
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Eczema
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Eyelid Tumor
  • Facial Laceration
  • Facial Nerve Damage
  • Headache
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Orbit Tumor
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Orbital Diseases
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Orbital Lymphangioma
  • Orbital Lymphoma
  • Orbital Nerve Tumor
  • Panophthalmitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma of the Orbit
  • Sebaceous Carcinoma of the Eyelid
  • Skin Cancer
  • Still's Disease
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Wrinkles
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36  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Asian Eyelid Surgery
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Conjunctivocystorhinostomy
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Dermal Filler
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Electrolysis
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Eyelid Tumor Reconstruction
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Non-Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbit Reconstruction
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Orbital Exenteration 
  • Orbital Floor Fracture Repair
  • Orbital Surgical Procedures
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Tear Duct Surgery
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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

  • Davidson College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • University Of Kentucky
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • West Virginia University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • West Virginia University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Emory U/Emory Eye Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Saunders has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Saunders' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Saunders to family and friends
10 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Saunders' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (4)

He is by far my favorite ophthalmology. I recently had my droopy eyelid fixed. Even though it took 2 surgery’s because mine was so bad, he went above and beyond for me! Wiped my tears away and tried to talk me through it! i highly recommend him to anyone!! he is great at what he does!
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Doctor Saunders is a very caring and professional doctor. I recently had eyelid surgery and I was very nervous about it. He was very good about explaining the procedure and what I could expect afterwards. The surgery went very well and I am so glad that I had it done. I would definitely...more
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Courteous and professional, Dr. Saunders went out of his way to help me out, going way above and beyond what I would normally expect a doctor to do. Thanks again, Dr. Saunders!
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Awesome doctor and very pleased with results from having skin cancer removed close to my eye.
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