Dr. Lorne Schlecht, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
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Age 56
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Dr. Lorne Schlecht, MD
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.

Barnet Dulaney Perkins Lake Havasu

40 Capri Blvd

Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403

Contact Information

(928) 855-9477

Dr. Lorne Schlecht, MD

Dr. Lorne Schlecht, MD

Accepted insurance

  • 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
  • Cigna
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • 23 More

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Care Philosophy

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.
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Dr. Schlecht's Experience

Dr. Schlecht'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 sanctions found
  • Board actions found


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

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium


  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion

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
based on 17 total reviews (9 with comments)
Dr. Schlecht's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • 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 (9)
Lake Havasu City, AZ |
Professional and frendly
in Lake Havasu City, AZ |
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.
Lake Havasu Ciity, AZ |
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.
in Lake Havasu City, AZ |
Very helpful. Good explanation of my needs and the options to remedy them. The office seems to run very smoothly.
in Lake Havasu City, AZ |
Everyone was very pleasant
in Lake Havasu City, AZ |
the staff was very friendly and nice
in Lake Havasu City, AZ |
Knowledgeable, kind, caring, very pleased with Dr. Schlecht and staff.
Parker, AZ |
Efficient, thorough, very attentive, informative
in Lake Havasu City, AZ |
He is knowledgeable without being pretentious and friendly without being overbearing.
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Dr. Schlecht accepts 37 insurance carriers
  • Admar
  • Advantra
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Avesis
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
  • Benesight
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Bridgeway Health Solutions
  • Cigna
    Cigna Healthcare of Arizona
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Gila River HealthCare
  • Health Choice of Arizona
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
  • Health Net of Arizona, Inc.
  • HealthStar
  • Humana
    Vision Care Plan (VCP)
  • Indian Health Service
  • Maricopa Health Plan
  • Mercy Care
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
  • MultiPlan
  • National Preferred Provider Network
  • Nationwide
  • Opticare
  • Phoenix Health Plan
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Spectera
  • Starmark
  • Superior Vision
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • Today's Options
    Medicare Advantage
  • Triwest
  • Uniform Medical Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Vision Benefits of America

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