Dr. Lorne Schlecht, MD

Dr. Lorne Schlecht, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Lorne Schlecht, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Lake Havasu City, AZ and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Mayo Medical School in 1987 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment surgery, and more.Read his story

40 Capri Blvd

Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Admar
  • Advantra
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Avesis
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benesight
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Bridgeway Health Solutions
  • 28 More

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more than 92% of peers
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Dr. Schlecht's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Schlecht "Lorne Schlecht, MD is a board certified eye physician and surgeon who has a history of academic and professional excellence. Dr. Schlecht graduated at the top of his class at the University of South Dakota and at Mayo Medical School. He was Chief Resident Associate at Mayo and oversaw the training of many of the brightest minds in ophthalmology today. Dr. Schlecht specializes in small incision – no needle cataract and glaucoma surgery and has performed over 25,000 successful eye and eyelid procedures. He was among the first to offer laser treatments for bladeless eyelid surgery that results in rapid healing. He has been honored with three national awards in research to prevent blindness including specialty training in disorders of the eyelids and refractive surgery at Moorfield's Royal Eye Hospital in London. Dr. Schlecht remains ever approachable, bringing a calm confidence to the practice of ophthalmology. When not working, he enjoys travel, hiking and camping with his wife and daughter. He is an accomplished pilot and has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge to positively impact those around him."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schlecht "Our Mission: To provide world class eye care while using leading edge technology. We offer highly trained surgeons, doctors and staff to produce quality outcomes in a compassionate and patient centered environment."

4  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Oculoplastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

29  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

10  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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

1 Board Action
  • Other (6/17/2015)
    Action Taken: Education
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Wisconsin


  • University Of South Dakota
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Mayo Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Mayo Grad School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Schlecht's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schlecht to family and friends
19 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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  • 1

Dr. Schlecht's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

He's doing all he can to get my vision right.
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Professional and frendly
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Dr. Schlecht was very professional, courteous and quick to diagnose my problem. Listened to all of my questions, I didn't feel rushed at all.
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Dr. Schlecht was courteous and seemed very capable. This was my first time to see him, but I have been going to Eyes of Arizona for many years.
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Very helpful. Good explanation of my needs and the options to remedy them. The office seems to run very smoothly.
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