Dr. Zane Lazer, MD

Dr. Zane Lazer, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
Dr. Zane Lazer, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Parkersburg, WV and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in ophthalmology and oculoplastic surgery.Read his story

418 Grand Park Dr Ste 315

Parkersburg, WV 26105

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
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Top Care Areas

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Senile Cataracts
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more than 99% of peers
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more than 99% of peers
Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Lazer's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lazer "Education and Certification Dr. Zane Lazer was born and raised in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. He started college at age 16 and graduated from the University of Virginia School of Medicine as one of the youngest students in the history of the medical school. He published papers on surgical techniques while performing research at Harvard Medical School. He completed his ophthalmology eye surgery training at the prestigious Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Lazer is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Lazer has a special interest in state-of-the-art eyelid surgery utilizing the Carbon Dioxide Laser. The Carbon Dioxide Laser reduces the risks of bleeding and bruising associated with eyelid surgery and allows for much quicker recovery compared to traditional surgery with a scalpel. Dr. Lazer also has a special interest in new technologies for cataract surgery, including presbyopia-correcting Advanced Technology implants, toric implants, relaxing incisions for astigmatism, and the use of topographic data for implant selection. Personal Pursuits Dr. Lazer is a native of Winchester, VA. He and his wife have one daughter. He enjoys reading international fiction and loves to travel overseas. He is learning how to sail a 19-foot sailboat. Dr. Lazer is a member of the Board of Directors for the Ely Chapman Foundation."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lazer "Our group is focused on your two most important senses: sight and hearing. We understand that as time goes by these senses are the first to begin losing their clarity.

We are here to help you maintain your eye and ear health as effectively as possible. Our professional staff are experts in their respective fields and are here to assist you with a variety of procedures and resources to ensure positive, long term results.  

Your sight and hearing are important. Protect them!"

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Oculoplastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

85  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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17  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for West Virginia.

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.


  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Roanoke Mem Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Mt Sinai Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lazer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Lazer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lazer to family and friends
26 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

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Dr. Lazer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

I have not one complaint, let me put it that way. Everything has been great. The people have been more than outstanding. I am very pleased with the outcome of my cataract surgery. I thought all the darn light bulbs were changes. Cataract surgery was the easiest procedure I've ever had.
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Everybody at Dr. Lazer's office is very caring, concerned and efficient. They all have your best interest at heart. I had cataract surgery in both eyes and have not one complaint. I am very pleased with the results of my surgery, and the care I receive while at this office.
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I had cataract surgery done by Dr. Lazer in both eyes. I was so scared for my first eye, and couldn't wait for my second eye. Everything was amazing in my opinion. I never felt a thing. Dr. Lazer really takes the time to come out and talk to you, to comfort you before your surgery. The office and...more
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The staff is very efficient. You just flow right through the office and your appointment is very smooth. I wouldn't even care how they acted, because my vision is so good after cataract surgery in both eyes.
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Everything was good. I had both cataract and eyelid surgery. I know that I can see better now. I feel like my eyelid surgery had a great outcome. I don't have any heaviness over my eyes.
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