Dr. S. Akbar Hasan is a board certified, fellowship-trained cornea, LASIK, and cataract specialist. He completed his Cornea and LASIK fellowship at Duke University. Dr. Hasan came to Jacksonville in 2002. He served as the lead cataract and corneal surgeon and Director of the Laser Vision Correction Program at the Mayo Clinic for ten years. Dr. Hasan has tremendous surgical experience in corneal transplantation, laser cataract surgery with premium intraocular lenses and LASIK.
Originally from India, Dr. Hasan grew up in Lexington, Kentucky where his father served as Dean at the University of Kentucky. He and his wife, Farhana, are blessed to have four wonderful children, Aamir, Azeem, Aidin and Aisha. Together, they share a passion for hiking and visiting our national parks.
Dr. Hasan provides comprehensive eye examinations for cataracts, refractive surgery (LASIK), corneal diseases such as corneal infections and scars, pterygia, dry eye, and blepharitis, diabetes, and other eye diseases. Dr. Hasan has a strong interest in teaching and continues to engage in research, present at national meetings and publish in the peer-reviewed literature.
Dr. Hasan Performs New DMEK Corneal Surgery
Dr. Hasan Helps Save Little Girl’s Eye
Dr. Hasan on Look Local Discussing All-Laser LASIK
What Patients Have to Say About Dr. Hasan
Dr. Hasan is one in a million! I tell all my friends that complain about vision issues that they should go see him.
Dr. Hasan is an excellent Doctor, treats patients like family members; will answer all questions and explain any abnormalities and the options for solutions so the patient knows what to expect, performed two cornea endothelium transplants about 1-year apart with excellent results.
Dr. Hasan is always very friendly and professional. He explains everything very well and takes time to answer any questions I might have.