Meet Dr. Lawrence Katzen
During the past three decades, a renowned eye surgeon and native Floridian, Lawrence Katzen M.D. has helped thousands enjoy improved vision through advanced surgical procedures. As Founder, Medical Director and Chief Surgeon, he belongs to an exclusive inner circle of international surgeons who perform over 1500 surgical procedures each year.
Dr. Katzen was among the first eye surgeons to have his vision corrected with LASIK. He was also among the first surgeons to offer patients the convenience and comfort of a vision correction laser center within a private practice setting. The state-of-the-art laser center offers patients the latest technology, treatments and patient care with minimal downtime and maximum comfort.
In addition to his achievements in the field of LASIK, Dr. Katzen has played a vital role in developing lens implant procedures for cataract patients who wish to reduce or eliminate the need for reading glasses. He has been performing lens implantation with refractive lenses for over 25 years and continues to be an active participant in numerous FDA clinical trial and research involving the latest advancements in lens implant designs and implantation techniques.
Dr. Katzen is a graduate of the University of Miami School of Medicine and is fellowship–trained oculoplastic surgery. He is a Voluntary Assistant Professor at the prestigious Bascom Palmer Eye Institute and is a diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Katzen is also an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, The American College of Ophthalmic Surgeons and The International Society of Refractive Surgery. He has also served as Chief of Ophthalmology at JFK Medical Center and Vice President of the Palm Beach County Ophthalmology Society.
Dr. Katzen resides in West Palm Beach with his wife, Jane. He enjoys photography, traveling, golf and outdoor activities with his family.