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Dr. Lee Shettle sees all of his patients himself to establish a more personal relationship. He is dedicated and committed to taking the time to help each and every patient understand their unique visual, medical or surgical condition, personally giving them the best possible options in the decision-making process for their illness. He believes a patient who understands the reasons or mechanisms as to why they have a certain condition greatly improves their prognosis and can provide them with the best visual outcome.

Dr. Shettle believes that it is extremely important to take the time to inform you, the patient, as to what expectations and visual outcomes you should experience and expect. Treating every patient individually, along with education, is the key to a successful and lifelong patient-doctor relationship. He places great emphasis on trying to remember each patient’s name and listening to their history in order to best diagnose and treat their ocular condition.

Dr. Lee Shettle specializes in small incision cataract and intraocular lens implant surgery, in addition to having a special interest in working with several ophthalmic pharmaceutical companies to help them develop medical eye drops for the treatment of dry eye syndrome, glaucoma, and ocular inflammation.

Meet Dr. Lee Shettle
Board Certified Eye Physician & Surgeon

Dr. Shettle is a true native of Pinellas County, having grown up in Clearwater and then graduating from the first complete class at Pinellas Park High School in 1980. He earned his B.S. degree in Biology at Truman State University and graduated from medical school in Kirksville, Missouri in 1988. Dr. Lee Shettle performed his three year Ophthalmology residency in Detroit, Michigan, in addition to completing a one year fellowship in Cataract and Refractive Surgery in Denver, Colorado and a one year fellowship in Neuro-Ophthalmology at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan..

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