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At K2 Vision, our mission is to provide you with the best individualized long-term vision correction plan to reduce your dependence on glasses and contacts and to greatly improve your quality of life.

We’re Proud to Introduce Our Newest Member of the Team, Dr. Lorne Schlecht

Lorne Schlecht, MD is a board certified Ophthalmologist (eye physician and surgeon) with over 30 years of experience. He spent eight years in training, performing research and practicing ophthalmology at The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Schlecht has been nationally recognized for his research on eye diseases.

He is in a select group of lens and refractive eye surgeons and received specialty training in cornea and refractive surgery at Moorfield’s Royal Eye Hospital in London, England. Specialty training was also completed in eyelid surgical techniques at The Mayo Clinic, and in Vision Correction procedures by many national leaders in the field.

Dr. Lorne Schlecht

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PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Lorne Schlecht, MD is a board certified eye physician and surgeon who has a history of academic and professional excellence. Dr. Schlecht graduated at the top of his class (summa cum laude) at the University of South Dakota and Mayo Medical School. He was Chief Resident at Mayo and oversaw the training of many of the brightest minds in ophthalmology today. Dr. Schlecht specializes in small incision – no needle and no stitch lens procedures and has performed over 50,000 successful eye surgeries. He is a member of both the American Academy and European Societies of Ophthalmology.

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PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Lorne Schlecht, MD is a board certified eye physician and surgeon who has a history of academic and professional excellence. Dr. Schlecht graduated at the top of his class (summa cum laude) at the University of South Dakota and Mayo Medical School. He was Chief Resident at Mayo and oversaw the training of many of the brightest minds in ophthalmology today. Dr. Schlecht specializes in small incision – no needle and no stitch lens procedures and has performed over 50,000 successful eye surgeries. He is a member of both the American Academy and European Societies of Ophthalmology.

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RESEARCH AND INNOVATION

Dr. Schlecht has been honored with three national awards for research to prevent blindness. He pioneered the use of lasers for bladeless eyelid surgery and small incision cataract surgery for more rapid healing and improved results as well. Throughout his career, he has conducted clinical research and has received numerous academic awards, but what he feels is his greatest honor is the trust his colleagues and staff have placed in him, choosing him to perform surgery on their family and friends.

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RESEARCH AND INNOVATION

Dr. Schlecht has been honored with three national awards for research to prevent blindness. He pioneered the use of lasers for bladeless eyelid surgery and small incision cataract surgery for more rapid healing and improved results as well. Throughout his career, he has conducted clinical research and has received numerous academic awards, but what he feels is his greatest honor is the trust his colleagues and staff have placed in him, choosing him to perform surgery on their family and friends.

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BIO

Dr. Schlecht was raised in a military family and lived in several states growing up. Although he has spent much of his time in the Midwest, he is proud to now call Washington his home. He has a keen interest in health and nutrition and enjoys spending time outdoors gardening, hiking, kayaking and camping with his wife and two dogs. He is also an accomplished pilot and has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge to positively impact those around him.

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BIO

Dr. Schlecht was raised in a military family and lived in several states growing up. Although he has spent much of his time in the Midwest, he is proud to now call Washington his home. He has a keen interest in health and nutrition and enjoys spending time outdoors gardening, hiking, kayaking and camping with his wife and two dogs. He is also an accomplished pilot and has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge to positively impact those around him.

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