Jeffrey Lanier M.D., F.A.C.S.

Jeffrey D. Lanier, M.D., F.A.C.S. Dr. Lanier was born in 1940 in New Boston, Texas. He attended high school in New Boston and earned a B.A. degree from the University of Texas in Austin. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Texas and, following a one-year internship at Denver General Hospital and two years in the United States Navy as a general medical officer, he returned to the University of Texas to complete three years of residency in Ophthalmology. Dr. Lanier spent an additional year doing a fellowship in Corneal Surgery and External Infectious Disease at the University of California at San Francisco Proctor Foundation. Following his Fellowship, he joined the Houston Eye Associates in 1973.

Dr. Lanier is a member of many medical societies, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Texas Ophthalmological Association, and the Houston Ophthalmological Society of which he served as President in 1983-84. He is very active in the teaching aspect of Ophthalmology and is a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Texas at Houston and at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He is the past Director of the Basic Science Course in Ophthalmology at the University of Texas at Houston. He participates in the American Academy of Ophthalmology and was on the faculty to write the Clinical and Basic Science of Ophthalmology, Section 7 Cornea and External Disease Manual.

Dr. Lanier served as Medical Director of the Lions Eye Bank and is now actively engaged in the Lions Eye Bank Foundation, which supports public awareness and research activities of the Eye Bank.

Dr. Lanier and his wife, Margaret, have two children; Rachel Lanier Gillett and Jeffrey Day Lanier, Jr.

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