Lawrence Stone, M.D – Stone Eye Center

Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology Education:

  •  College/University: University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
  •  B.S. University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
  •  Phi Beta Kappa University of Illinois Chapter,
  •  Magna cum Laude, University of Illinois
  •  M.D. University of Chicago

Residency:

  • University of Chicago, Chicago, IL – Dept. of Ophthalmology 1980-1983
  • Chief Residency: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL – Dept. of Ophthalmology 1983

Fellowship in Cataract/IOL Surgery:

  • Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1983-84

Fellowship in Oculoplastic Surgery:

  • University of McGill & University of Montreal Hospitals – Montreal, Quebec, 1984-85

State License: Illinois

Attending Privileges:

  • Weiss Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL

Private Practice:

  • Chief of Ophthalmology Weiss Memorial Hospital
  • Mid-North Eye Center, Founder & Medical Director, Chicago, IL 1987–present

Specializations:

  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Medical Legal Expert
  • Medical Jurisprudence
  • Pterygium Surgery

Memberships:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Illinois Association of Ophthalmology
  • Chicago Ophthalmological Society
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Teaching and Consulting:

  • Abstractor, Year Book of Ophthalmology, 1981
  • Scientific Referee, American Journal of Ophthalmology, 1983-87
  • Instructor, Cataract Surgery and Intraocular Lens Implant Course, Woodbury Memorial Hospital, Woodbury, NJ, April 9-10, 1984
  • Instructor, American Academy of Ophthalmology Cataract Surgery & Intraocular Lens Implant Course, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA June 9-19, 1984
  • Instructor/Lecturer, Illinois Eye Institute, 1986-1996
  • Teaching Faculty, Weiss Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, 1992-2000
  • Clinical Associate, University of Chicago, IL, 1996-1994
  • Expert Witness in Ophthalmology, 1995-present
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Loyola University, 1998-1990
  • Paid speaker, Zeiss Meditec 2007-2012

Awards:

    • 2000 King Leon Armenian Service Medal
    • 2007-2010 Castle-Connelly Top Docs
    • 2015-2016 Who’s Who “Top Doctors Honor Edition” America’s Best Doctors
    • 2017 Senior Fellow American Academy of Ophthalmology
    • 2018 Hanogi Stone rock band (see Bob O. testimonial)
  • Stone, L.S. Mayer-Oldenkamp S., Fritz, K.J.: Behavioral Disturbance Following Intraocular Lens Implantation, Ann Ophthalmol 15: 946, 1983
  • Stone, L.S.: Book review: Posterior Chamber Lens Implant Surgery, H. Kell Yang and Oram R. Kline, Jr. American Journal of Ophthalmology 97: 255, 1984
  • Stone, L.S. and Ehrenberg, M.: Choroidal Nodules and Vitreous Hemorrhage in Ocular Sarcoidosis, British Journal of Ophthalmology 68: 660, 1984
  • Stone, L.S. and Kline, O. Jr.: Update on Extracapsular Cataract Surgery and Intraocular Lenses. Reinecke, R. (Ed): Ophthalmology Annual 1985.New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1985.
  • Stone, LS, Kline OR Jr, Sklar, C: Intraocular lens and anticoagulants and antiplatelet therapy. J Am Intraocular Implant Soc 11: 165, 1985.
  • Stone, L.S. and Kline O. Jr.: General Medical Considerations in Selecting Patients for Cataract & IOL Surgery Ginsburg S. (ed): Cataract and Intraocular Lens Surgery: A Compendium of Modern Theories and Techniques, Birmingham, Aesculapius, 1985
  • Arthurs, B., Flanders, M., Codere, F., Gauthier, S., Dalsher, S., Stone, L.S.: Treatment of Blepharospasm with Medication, Surgery and Type A Botulinum Toxin Can Journal Ophthalmology 22: 24, 1987
  • Stone, L.S., et al.: Streptococcal Lid Necrosis, Can J Ophalmol 26: 7: 386, 390, 1991
  • Stone, L.S.: Amaurosis Fugax, Ocular Surgery news, May 5, 1994.
  • Stone, L.S.: Anticoagulant Risks Lower with Phaco, Ophthalmology Times (Letters to Editor), May 1, 1992
  • Stone, L.S.: Managed Care Preparations, Ocular Surgery News (Letters to Editor), April 1, 1995
  • Stone, L.S.: (Interview) Lacrimal Surgery Aided by Self-Retaining Bicanaliculus Intubation, Ocular Surgery News, October 1, 2005
  • Stone, LS: Pascal Dynamic Contour Tonometry, Ophthalmology Management (August): 67, 2006.
  • Stone, L.: Pterygium Options, EyeNet (Letters); November/December 2006
  • Stone, L.S. and Johnson, S.: Hinge Modification of “Cut-and-Paste” Pterygium Surgery, Techniques in Ophthalmol 4:161, 2006
  • Stone, L.S.: Detect Early Glaucoma with Greater Precision, Ophthalmology Management Supplement, (October) 2008.
  • Stone, L.S.: Target Practice, How IOP sets the tone for glaucoma therapy, Ophthalmology Management, (February) 2009.
  • Stone, L.S.: OCT in the Management of Glaucoma, Review of Ophthalmology (letter), (March), 2009.
  • Stone, LS ( on line video presentation, www.oct.zeiss.com) In Search of Glaucoma: Management of the Glaucoma Suspect with the Cirrus HD-OCT. 2009.
  • Stone, LS: Take Glaucoma Monitoring to the Next Level, Ophthalmology Management, September 2012.
  • Stone, LS: Ode to Glaucoma (poem), Glaucoma Today, April 2014.

  • Stone, L.S. and Tripathi, R.: The Use of Butyl-Cyanoacrylate in Temporary Tarsorrhaphy
  •  University of Chicago Medical School Senior Scientific Seminar, 1980.
  • Berk, S.L., Stone, L.S. and Fritz, K.L.: The Use of Butyl-Cyanoacrylate in Temporary Punctal Occlusion (poster), American Academy of Ophthalmology, Atlanta, GA, Nov. 5, 1981.
  • Stone, L.S.: Lectures in Basic Ophthalmology, University of Chicago Medical Students, 1982.
  • Stone, L.S.: Ocular Injuries and Slit Lamp Examination, Illinois Combined Scientific Assembly Rosemont, IL, April 17,1983.
  • Kline, O. Jr. and Stone, L.S.: Phacoanaphylactic Uveitis Following Intraocular Lens Implantation Wills Eye Hospital Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA, March 30, 1984.
  • Stone, L.S., and Kline, O. Jr.: To Continue or Discontinue Anticoagulation Therapy Prior to Cataract and Intraocular Lens Implantation Surgery, U.S., Intraocular Lens Symposium, Los Angeles, CA, April 5, 1984.
  • Arthurs, B., Codere, F., Flanders, M., Gauthier, S., Dresner, S. and Stone, L.: Management of Blephaospasm, Medication, Surgery or Botulinum Toxin, McGill University 8th Annual Clinical and Scientific Day, Montreal, Quebec, May 13, 1985.
  • Stone, L. and Codere F.: B-Hemolytic Streptococcal Lid Necrosis in Children, Canadian Ophthalmology Society 48th Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, June 25, 1985.
  • Stone, L: Orbital Cellulitis and Lacrimal Problems in Children, Little Company of Mary Hospital Weekly Pediatric Conference, Evergreen Park, IL, January 15, 1986.
  • Stone, L: Ophthalmic Emergencies – Pearls in Management, Weiss Memorial Surgical Trauma Conference, July 20, 1987.
  • French, N., Browne, E., Stone, L., Mangland, K.: Pancreatitis Associated with Extrapulmonary Pneumocystosis, Seventh International Conference on AIDS, Florence, Italy, June 16-21 1991.
  • Robinson, S.E., Peters, R., and Stone, L.S.: Actinomycosis Canaliculitis (poster), American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim, CA, December 15, 1991.
  • Stone, L.S.: New Trends in Ophthalmic Surgery, Illinois College of Optometry, Continuing Education, Matteson, IL, February 16, 1992.
  • Stone, L.S: Lectures in Opthalmology, Illinois College of Optometry, 1986-1996.
  • Stone, L.S: New Trends in Ophthalmic Surgery, Continuing Medical Education, Springfield, IL, Mar 15, 1992.
  • Stone, L.S.: Skin Lesions Made Simple, Eye Quest Conference, Rosemont, IL, June 12, 1992.
  • Stone, L.S.: Pterygium Surgery and Beta Radiation: Preliminary Experience, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, March 24, 1993.
  • Stone, L.S.: Skin Lesions Made Simple, Eye Quest Conference, Rosemont, IL, May 15, 1993.
  • Stone, L.S.: Lectures in Basic Ophthalmology, Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital, Chicago, May 26, 1993.
  • Stone, L.S.: Update in Cataract Surgery, Illinois College of Optometry, Chicago, IL, July 18, 1993.
  • Stone, L.S.: Update in Oculoplastic Surgery, Illinois College of Optometry Faculty Conference, Chicago, IL, September 5, 1993.
  • Stone, L.S.: Excision of Pterygium Surgery with Mitomycin, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, March 23, 1994.
  • Stone, L.S.: Ophthalmic Therapeutics: Lecture and Practical Demonstrations, Illinois Eye Institute, Chicago, IL, April 1-30, 1996.
  • Stone, L.S.: Macular Degeneration & Low Vision Rehabilitation, Medical Education Seminar, Edgewater Hospital, Chicago, IL, and September 23, 1998.
  • Stone, L.S.: Low Vision Rehabilitation Seminar, Lakeshore Nursing Home, Chicago, IL, October 7, 2001.
  • Stone, L.S.: Oculoplastic disorders: Diagnosis and Treatment Update, Thorek Memorial Hospital Grand Rounds, Chicago, IL, March 24, 2006.
  • Stone, L.S.: What you should know as a senior about your eyes, WISE support group, Chicago, IL, March 12, 2007.
  • Stone, L.S.: Precision Technology Meets Information Packaging. Zeiss National Sales Meeting, November 7, 2008, Atlanta, GA.
  • Stone, L.S.: Management of Glaucoma Suspects and Ocular Hypertension with the CirrusTM HD-OCT. Zeiss Meditec symposium, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Atlanta, GA, November 9 and 10, 2008
  • Stone, L.S: In Search of Glaucoma: Management of the Glaucoma Suspect with the Cirrus HD- OCT. Zeiss Booth Theatre, San Francisco, CA, October 25, 2009.
  • Stone, L.S.: Pulling the Trigger: Decision Making in Glaucoma Suspects. American Academy of Ophthalmology Instruction Course 374; San Francisco, CA, October 26, 2009.

  • 2000 King Leon Armenian Service Medal
  • 2007-2010 Castle-Connelly Top Docs
  • 2015-2016 Who’s Who “Top Doctors Honor Edition” America’s Best Doctors
  • 2017 Senior Fellow American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • 2018 Hanogi Stone rock band (see Bob O. testimonial)

 

Dr. Stone