Ophthalmologist located in Wantagh, NY & Massapequa, NY
About Dr. Lane
Dr. Lane is a fellowship-trained specialist in the areas of corneal refractive surgery (LASIK), diseases and infections of the cornea, and ocular trauma. His surgical expertise is in corneal transplantation, anterior segment reconstruction, and small-incision sutureless cataract surgery. Dr. Lane graduated from Tufts University and received his M.D. from the Sackler School of Medicine in Tel Aviv, Israel. After an Internship at St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospital Center, he completed his ophthalmology residency at New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York, where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Lane was then selected to complete a Fellowship in Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery at Rush Medical College in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Lane is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the NYU School of Medicine. He is actively involved in teaching resident ophthalmologists at North Shore University Hospital and Nassau University Medical Center. Dr. Lane has presented his clinical research at numerous ophthalmology conferences around the country, and he recently contributed to a textbook on cornea and anterior segment ocular surgery. He also lectures frequently in the community on topics such as cataracts, glaucoma, and laser surgery. Dr. Lane is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is a member of the American Medical Association, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, New York State Ophthalmologic Society and the Medical Society of the State of New York. In 2001, Dr. Lane was a recipient of the American Medical Association Physician’s Recognition Award. Dr. Lane also received the 2003 Teacher of the Year Award from the North Shore University Hospital ophthalmology department. Dr. Lane looks forward to sharing his knowledge and experience with you.
"Dr. Howard Lane is the epitome of a medical professional. He is outstanding in his abilities and patient relationships. The entire staff in the Wantagh office are engaging and pleasant despite the volume of patients coming through the office daily."
"Dr. Lane is fantastic, calming, easy to talk to, very attentive, walked me through my 2 eye operations in detail. He and his staff’s performance in the OR was superb. Has never cancelled an appointment in 3 years with me, always seen on time or close to it. Highly recommended."
"The staff is wonderful. First time using Dr. Lane and was very pleased."
"I have been a patient for a good while now. Dr. Lane is very knowledgeable, patient, thorough, and professional. I highly recommend him for your care."
"Staff was great and I’m very confident with Dr. Lane."
"So kind! Responsive to your needs. Dr Lane and the staff are the best!"
"Dr Lane excellent doctor with a great bedside manner."
"Dr. Lane and Dr. Flicker have both been professional and helpful. They answered my questions clearly. I know I am in good hands at South Shore Eye Care."
"I choose Dr lane for my surgery because I had all confidence in him. My surgery was success thanks to him."
"Dr. Lane and his staff are excellent. Visited both the Wantagh and Massapequa Office and the experience is great. Just had cataract surgery and the preparation and results were excellent. Recommend him without hesitation."
"I've been seeing Dr.Lane for at least 5 years, he has done cataract surgery and now laser treatment. All I can say is he was wonderful and I am amazed how I can see without glasses. He was kind, considerate and compassionate . The staff was friendly and helpful, Would recommend him highly."
"Dr. Lane and the staff at South Shore Eye Care were excellent! They got me thru the entire cataract surgery process in a very professional and comforting manner. I highly recommend Dr. Lane and his staff!"
"As a younger person with cataracts I was a little concerned as to the process. Dr. Lane couldn't have been more helpful and understanding. He was has a wonderful bedside manner and the surgery went so smoothly. The office and surgical staff was great and I cant say enough wonderful things about this office and Dr. Lane"
"Short wait. Pleasant staff. Excellent care. Dr. Lane is outstanding."
"Dr. Lane is extraordinary totally explains everything, very thoughtful and concerned about your well being."
"Incredible. The front desk staff were welcoming and polite. Dr Lane is a rockstar, friendly, knowledgeable and informative."