Dr. Sean Lalin, MD

Dr. Sean Lalin, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 48
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Dr. Sean Lalin, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Morristown, NJ and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons in 2000 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

330 South St Ste 1

Morristown, NJ 07960

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Top Care Areas

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

Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
very high
more than 97% of peers
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Lalin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lalin "Sean C. Lalin, M.D., received his medical degree from Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons where he was awarded the Alvin Behrens Prize for the most outstanding graduate entering the field of ophthalmology. This was followed by a general surgery internship and ophthalmology residency at Columbia University in New York City. He then completed a two-year medical and surgical retina fellowship at the New York Eye & Ear Infirmary—the nation's oldest and busiest eye hospital. Dr. Lalin now serves on the clinical faculty at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary where he has taught residents and fellows on the diseases, treatment, and surgery of the retina. He has been honored by the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary Award for excellence in teaching. He has numerous peer-reviewed publications and has lectured and presented both nationally and internationally. Dr. Lalin has also been named one of "America's Top Ophthalmologists" by the Consumers' Research Council of America and was featured in a NJ Top Docs article. Dr. Lalin has special interests in macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy, and has been involved in clinical trials to bring the most advanced treatment options to his patients."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lalin "Our practice is limited to the diagnosis, treatment, and surgery of the eye, including macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease as well surgical treatment for cataracts, retinal diseases, and Lasik. Our commitment is to provide you with the best eye care anywhere."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

82  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Best's Disease
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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25  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Extracapsular Cataract Extraction
  • Eye Surgery
  • Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • KAMRA™ Inlay Procedure
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Columbia Presby; Columbia University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Es Harkness Eye Inst; Columbia University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • NY Eye Ear Infrm
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lalin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lalin's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lalin to family and friends
57 total reviews (25 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (57)

  • 5
    (45)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Lalin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (25)

Dr Lalin is a top notch Doctor of Ophthalmology! He’s done 3 procedures on me and each one was done in a professional and caring manner with excellent results! He is always concerned with your every question and your comfort. His staff is efficient and friendly. The only issue is that there is a...more
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Dr. Lalin performed cataract surgery on both of my eyes using the latest in laser technology and installing an astigmatism correcting lens. I never could recognise faces in a meeting and now my far view vision is much improved. I would recommend Dr. Lalin to anyone looking for a great eye surgeon....more
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I had lens replacements in both eyes using the laser procedure. Went from 20-60 to 20-20. Totally painless and no needles into my eyes. Everyone at his facility is courteous and all my questions were answered , sometimes even before I could ask them. I remember asking Dr. Lalin what I should do if...more
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Excellent Doctor. This is a doctor who treats his patients like kings and Queens. Eye surgery with this doctor is a cup of tea. Very kind, understanding, compassionate, and very professional. So too is every doctor and staff at that eye clinic.
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As a Diabetic I am susceptible to significant eye problems. Dr. Lalin has not only improved my vision, but he has accomplished this in a friendly and professional manner.
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