Dr. Robert Lesser, MD

Dr. Robert Lesser, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 76
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Dr. Robert Lesser, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Branford, CT and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ in 1967 and specializes in ophthalmology.

6 Business Park Dr Ste 102

Branford, CT 06405

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Strabismus
very high
more than 98% of peers
Diplopia
very high
more than 98% of peers
Temporal Arteritis
very high
more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

66  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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2  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • Suny-Downstate
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1968
  • Yale University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Bascom Palmer/Yale
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1972

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lesser has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lesser's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lesser to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Lesser's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Patient Comments (2)

Was recommended I see this Doctor after I had a brain injury from car accident and experienced many neurological symptoms with my eyes that puzzled a neurologist and my own eye doctor. Tons of testing done, no answers as to why I have an enlarged pupil and vision problems after brain injury. Doctor...more
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Been a patient for many years. I like the doctor not so much the staff. I'm so glad Rosemary, the lasik coordinator is no longer here. I had a negative experience with her. ( she was nasty to me on the phone on numberous occasions) I have friends that know her and been told she's very tempermental...more
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