Dr. William Lahners, MD

Dr. William Lahners, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
(39)
Save
Dr. William Lahners, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Sarasota, FL and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1996 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.

2601 S Tamiami Trl

Sarasota, FL 34239

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Lahners

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

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

Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Lahners's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lahners "It is my goal with every single patient to deliver unsurpassed visual results utilizing the latest technology with a special emphasis on individual care and compassion."

3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Less
Read Less

24  Procedures

  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Corneal Tattooing
  • Epi-LASIK Eye Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Iridotomy
  • Keratomileusis
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • University Of Texas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Mayo Medical School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Emory University Department Of Ophthalmology
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Phillips Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lahners has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Lahners does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Lahners and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Lahners' Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lahners to family and friends
39 total reviews (16 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

  • 5
    (32)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Lahners' 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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

Wow he did an awesome job with my husbands eyes who's worn glasses since he was 18months old and may no longer need them. Great personality!
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Dr Lahners is a very well rounded doctor, But the staff at center for sight has a lot not to be proud, The staff loves to pass the buck to the next person, I have never seen a business run so poorly in my many years.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option1
Flag this
Excellent team.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Based on the reviews I have read, I concur with most of them. I have nothing but good things to say about Dr. Lahners and the staff . He is not just a great surgeon but is a great doctor; genuine, caring and conscientious. I have been a patient there for several years and have had cataract...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
He was clear and honest on how I would be treated. On the day of the surgery, staff was helpful and empathetic.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Image of Dr. Lahners
Are you Dr. Lahners?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!