Dr. Lynn Polonski, MD

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Catalina Eyecare 3925 E Fort Lowell Rd Ste 100 Tucson, AZ 85712 Get Directions
Dr. Lynn Polonski, MD

Dr. Lynn Polonski, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Tucson, AZ. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 24 years. Dr. Polonski is affiliated with Banner Children's - Diamond Children's Medical Center.

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based on 28 total reviews (8 with comments)
Dr. Polonski's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (8)
Green Valley, AZ |
Dr Polonski is clinically excellent, as far as I can tell. He performed a surgery that previously, with another doctor, had failed. This time it was a success! On the down side, his communication skills are not very good. He is often brusque and somewhat condescending. In addition, although his staff is very nice, long waits seem to be the norm.
in Tucson, AZ |
Dr. Polinski did an upper lid skin removal on both eyes. He was professional, witty, and did an outstanding job! While recovering I had no bleeding, little swelling, and very little bruising. I am impressed with his work. I have recommended him to many of my friends. I am very happy that I was referred to him. People have said I look like a new person. My husband said he hadn't realized before that I had green eyes! The office is friendly and helpful.
in Tucson, AZ |
I am thankful I found Dr. Polonski . I have confidence in his professional expertise , his office is so organized and helpful in scheduling tests, making appointments, and answering questions. I wish all the health providers I use were this professional and organized. He is the best!
Atlanta, GA |
I have been seeing Dr. Polonski for years and would not see anyone else for my eye care. He always takes the time to explain everything, even when the office is busy.
in Tucson, AZ |
Dr Polonski is an excellent doctor with true compassion for his patients. My husband developed an infection in his eye and Dr. Polonski came in Easter morning to remove the eye to prevent the infection from spreading to his brain. He explained everything thoroughly before the surgery and followed up with me after the surgery and with my husband the following day and again a week later in the office.
in Tucson, AZ |
I regret having selected Dr. Polonski to do my cataract surgery. I feel that my vision is worse after the surgery compared to before the surgery. To me, he seemed extremely cavalier about my emotional well-being in terms of not returning calls. In addition, I felt he did not accurately represent my outcome in my records.
in Tucson, AZ |
Dr. Polonski is exceptional. He took my astigmatism and cataract ridden eyes to 20/25 in both reading and distance vision. His most appealing trait to me is his straight forward personal interest in his patients, his availability, and his strong desire for the very best outcome from surgery. Simply, he cares!
in Tucson, AZ |
He put 3 stitches in each eye during eyelid surgery and failed to remove one in each eye in follow up visits. This caused scratching, pain and redness. When I returned to complain of the scratchiness and pain, I was advised it was usual, just part of the healing process. When I finally went to my regular ophthalmologist he saw and removed the stitches this guy hadn't!
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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

Education

  • Medical School
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

    Graduated in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    Mt Sinai Med Center
    University Hospital Of Cleveland

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Canthotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Dacryocystostomy or Dacryocystotomy
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • 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 Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery