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Kugler Vision Welcomes New Surgical Associate Drew Dickson, MD

Drew Dickson, MD is an ophthalmologist working in collaboration with Lance Kugler, MD,
specializing in refractive vision correction surgery for patients at all stages of life.

OMAHA — Refractive procedures like LASIK are more popular than ever, but only a few new refractive surgeons are trained in the U.S. each year. A national program for young physicians addresses this growing need for trained surgeons by providing valuable opportunities to gain experience in the field of ophthalmology — and Kugler Vision of Omaha, Nebraska is a proud participant.

Kugler Vision is thrilled to introduce a new member of its team, Drew Dickson, MD, who will be joining the top refractive surgery center in the Heartland.

Dr. Dickson, a graduate of Liberty University, earned his medical degree from University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine. He completed his preliminary year of internal medicine at University of South Dakota and his Ophthalmology Residency at the Medical University of South Carolina Storm Eye Institute. Dr. Dickson has a passion for improving lives through correcting vision, and made the choice to come to Kugler Vision to participate in its comprehensive Cataract and Refractive Surgery Fellowship. Dr. Dickson will be joining Lance Kugler, MD and his team, where he will specialize in all aspects of refractive surgery, including today’s seven modern laser vision procedures for correcting vision.  

“We are proud to welcome such a highly qualified doctor who has such passion for enhancing patients’ lives through the restoration of vision,” says Lance Kugler, MD, founder and physician CEO of Kugler Vision.

Kugler Vision is a highly specialized refractive surgery practice dedicated to bringing today’s most advanced technology to the region. This reputation, combined with world-class care, has made the Heartland a destination for those seeking their best vision. 

Dr. Kugler is available to the media to speak further on Dr. Dickson and the growing demand for refractive surgeons.

More About Kugler Vision

Kugler Vision is a world-class refractive surgery center located in the middle of the country, making Omaha a destination for exceptional vision correction outcomes. As a patient-centric practice, Kugler Vision specializes in procedures to reduce or eliminate reliance on glasses and contact lenses. Dr. Kugler is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology for the University of Nebraska Medical Center, is a founder and the first President of the Refractive Surgery Alliance, and participates in numerous FDA clinical trials.

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Lance Kugler, MD

Lance Kugler, MD, is a specialist in LASIK and vision correction surgery and CEO of Kugler Vision. A proud Omaha native, he is passionate about improving lives through clear vision. Dr. Kugler serves on several national boards, and his practice is recognized internationally as a center of excellence. Dr. Kugler is one of the original founders of the Refractive Surgery Alliance, an international organization comprised of over 350 of the world’s leading vision correction surgeons; he also served as its first president. In 2019, Dr. Kugler was selected as a TEDx speaker, and delivered a talk in Omaha about the worldwide epidemic of nearsightedness and refractive solutions. Dr. Kugler is an Associate Professor of Refractive Surgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s Truhlsen Eye Institute, has been published in many medical journals, and participates in numerous clinical studies to advance the field of vision correction surgery. Dr. Kugler and his wife are proud parents to five active kids. When he has a spare moment, he enjoys skiing, tennis, travel, and fine coffee. View all posts by Lance Kugler, MD

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