Dr. Lorne Schlecht, MD
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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.

Biography

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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Dr. Schlecht's Reviews

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4.6
based on 17 total surveys (9 with reviews)
Dr. Schlecht's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
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  • Time well spent
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  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (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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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.

Dr. Schlecht's 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.

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
  •  Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  Board actions found

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    Dr. Schlecht has 1 board action

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

Conditions Treated

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

Education

  • Medical School
    Mayo Medical School

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    Boston University School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    Mayo Grad School

    Completed in 1991

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of South Dakota

    Graduated in 1983

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

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

Procedures Performed

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