Dr. S. Akbar Hasan is a board-certified, fellowship-trained cornea, LASIK, and cataract specialist. Dr. Hasan completed a rigorous Ophthalmology residency program at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He then went on to pursue 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. He joined Florida Eye Specialists in 2012. Dr. Hasan has tremendous surgical experience in corneal transplantation, laser cataract surgery with advanced technology 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 and his mother worked as a librarian at the University. He and his wife, Farhana, an artist originally from London, 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 maintained his strong interest in teaching and continues to engage in research, present at national meetings and publish in the peer-reviewed literature.
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What Patients Have to Say About Dr. Hasan
Dr. Hasan consistently demonstrates the highest standards of care in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and comprehensive clinical practice. He is not only up-to-date on the most advanced technology in his specialization, but he is also one of the MOST trusted, caring, and patient-centered compassionate physicians that I have had the privilege to have as one of MANY in my vision and specialized medical care!
Dr. Hasan has a very pleasant and professional manner about him. When you are in the office you know that he is busy, but he is never in a rush with you. When he is in the room with you he is completely focused on you. Not all doctors are like that.
Dr. Hasan is everything that a physician should be, skilled in his work, has empathy with his patients, and a positive attitude.