Dr. Lucas Lenci MD joined Missouri Eye Institute as an anterior segment surgeon specializing in cataract and refractive surgery. He completed B.A. in Biology/Chemistry at Drury University and his medical doctorate (M.D.) at the University of Missouri-Columbia where he served as president of the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Medical Society. He completed his medical and surgical internship at Intermountain Medical Center in Utah.
Dr. Lenci completed his residency training at one of the top ophthalmology training programs in the country at the University of Iowa where he served as chief resident and was given the award for best resident teacher. He has published and presented many scientific articles and topics in ophthalmology. Before deciding to move back home to the Ozarks, Dr. Lenci worked at a very busy surgical referral practice, Vision Surgery Consultants, in Wichita, KS where he performed thousands of ocular procedures. He is passionate about restoring vision and has participated in surgical mission trips most recently to Honduras where sight to more than 50 patients was restored.
Dr. Lenci is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and member in the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
His specialty areas include
Monofocal, multifocal, and toric cataract surgery
Laser vision correction (LASIK and PRK)
Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS)
DMEK & DSEK corneal transplants
Eyelid plastic surgery (Blepharoplasty)
In his free time, Dr. Lenci enjoys the outdoors, playing the drums at church and best of all spending time with his wife and three children. Dr. Lenci grew up in Lake of the Ozarks. His family is from Italy and he speaks fluent Italian. He is excited about providing exceptional surgical eyecare to our community.