Dr. Lewis Gaskin, MD

Dr. Lewis Gaskin, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Lewis Gaskin, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Charlotte, NC and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Emory University in 1980 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

10520 Park Rd

Charlotte, NC 28210

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Gaskin performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Presbyopia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Stye
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Gaskin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gaskin "In addition to his work with patients at Horizon Eye Care, Dr. Gaskin previously served as team ophthalmologist for the Carolina Panthers as well as the Charlotte Hornets. He has held the position of chief resident of ophthalmology at Emory University, chief of ophthalmology for Carolina Medical Center and Presbyterian Hospital, and president for the N.C. Society to Prevent Blindness. Dr. Gaskin has also lent his expertise as past director of Piedmont Eye Clinic, and as a fundraiser for Charlotte's science museum, Discovery Place, and local hospital capital fund campaigns. He has served as chairman on the board of visitors for the Wake Forest University Divinity School. Dr. Gaskin is involved in a number of nonprofit organizations, including Prevent Blindness NC."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gaskin "At Horizon Eye Care, eyesight isn't just part of our focus. It's literally all we do. 

Services at Horizon range from routine family and pediatric eye care to specialty services and surgeries for cornea, glaucoma, oculoplastics and retina conditions, along with cataract surgery and laser-assisted cataract surgery. Our physicians and staff have vast experience, and stay current with the latest treatments, technology and techniques.

We are Always Thinking Vision."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

66  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Color Blindness
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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8  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Eye Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Wake Forest University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Emory University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gaskin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gaskin's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gaskin to family and friends
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Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
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  • 4
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Dr. Gaskin's 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
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