Alan M. Lessner, M.D.Alan M. Lessner, M.D., is a fellowship trained ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgeon who treats a variety of eyelid, orbital, reconstructive and cosmetic problems. He has practiced in this field for 25 years in Gainesville, Florida, both in private practice and as a clinical associate professor in ophthalmology at the University of Florida.
His expertise includes cosmetic upper and lower blepharoplasty, endoscopic forehead browlift surgery, midfacial rejuvenation including the use of fillers and fat.
He treats patients with skin cancer, other tumors involving the eye and eye socket, tear drainage blockages, drooping eyelids, and malpositions of the eyelids such as ectropion and entropion.
Dr. Lessner received his medical degree from Albany Medical College in New York. He subsequently did his ophthalmology residency at the University of Florida. He went on to subspecialize in oculoplastic and orbital surgery by completing fellowships at the Jules Stein Eye Institute of UCLA, Los Angeles, and the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.
He is a member of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons, and is Board Certified in Ophthalmology.
Dr. Lessner has peer reviewed publications including book chapters and citing’s in academic journals in ophthalmology and oculoplastic procedures.
His techniques have been followed nationally and internationally, and he has lectured in Europe, Australia, Canada, and throughout the United States.

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Lessner to the Ocala Eye practice, and we are confident he will serve our patients in a caring and competent manner.