Our Doctors

John Rowda, D.O.
Board Certified Ophthalmologist
Cataract Surgery

Dr. John Rowda is a graduate of the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Michigan State University.  His ophthalmology training was completed at Tulane University in New Orleans.  He spent one year in ophthalmology training at Providence Hospital outside Detroit.  He also spent 10 weeks at Stanford University in special courses on ophthalmology. He served his internship at Sun Coast Hospital in Pinellas County. Dr. Rowda is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Rowda specializes in no stitch cataract and implant surgery, including the latest in lens implant technology.

Kyle Parrow, M.D.
Board Certified Ophthalmologist
Cataract Surgery
Glaucoma Fellowship

Dr. Kyle Parrow is a graduate of the Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusets.  He served his internship at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA.  Dr. Parrow completed his residency and was chief resident at the Kresge Eye Institute in Detroit, MI.  He also completed a Glaucoma Fellowship at Kresge Eye Institute.  He is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Parrow is the only Board Certified Glaucoma Specialist in the area. He has authored or coauthored over two dozen presentations at national and international meetings and has over a dozen publications in peer-reviewed ophthalmology journals. Dr. Parrow specializes in no stitch cataract and implant surgery including the latest in implant technology.  Dr. Parrow also specializes in glaucoma therapy and surgery.

Ben Lambright, M.D.
Board Certified Ophthalmologist

Fellowship Trained
Refractive, Cornea & Cataract Surgery

Dr. Ben Lambright is a graduate of the University of South Florida College of Medicine.  He served his Internship at Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans.  He completed his Ophthalmology training at Louisiana State University in New Orleans, and then moved to Tulane University to complete a Fellowship in Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery. He returned to Citrus County in 2012 to serve the community in which he was raised.  His family moved to Citrus County from Sumter County five generations ago.

Dr Lambright specializes in the latest corneal transplantation techniques, refractive vision correction, and no-stitch cataract and implant surgery, including the latest in Lens Implant Technology.  He also specializes in the medical treatment of Corneal and External Eye Diseases.  He is the first Cornea Specialist in Citrus County.

Rebecca Lessner, D.O.
Board Eligible Ophthalmologist

Fellowship Trained
Cataract Surgery
Cornea and Glaucoma Fellowship

Dr. Rebecca Lessner is a graduate of Lincoln Memorial University DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine. She served her internship at the University of South Carolina. Dr. Lessner completed her residency at the University of South Carolina. She also completed a two year Fellowship in Cornea and Glaucoma Surgery. Dr. Lessner grew up in Gainesville, Florida.

Dr. Lessner specializes in no stitch cataract surgery, including the latest in lens implant technology. She also specializes in cornea and glaucoma therapy and surgery.