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.
What Patients Have to Say About Dr. Hasan
I feel the operation went extremely well. This whole experience deserves an A+. I think Dr. Hasan is excellent!
Surgeon Dr. Hasan is competent, caring and patient. The staff members likewise reflect these traits. Appointments are scheduled to avoid long waiting time; I would instantly recommend this physician and his staff.
I have completed my Cataract surgery with “Florida Eye Specialists” and I am very, very happy. I can see again, I have 20/20 and use no glasses or contacts. My Doctor “Hasan” is absolutely the greatest. I would recommend this to anyone who needs it.