Lance Kugler, M.D.


Board-Certified in:


  • Laser refractive surgery (LASIK, PRK)
  • Implantable contact lenses
  • Cataract surgery using refractive intraocular lens implants
  • Intacs for keratoconus
  • Dry eye disease

Clinic Locations:
UNMC Physicians Eye Specialties


  • Medical School:  Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 2001
  • Internship:  Internal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2002
  • Residency:  Ophthalmology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2005
  • Fellowship:  Cornea and Refractive Surgery, Wang Vision Institute/University of Tennessee, 2010

Philosophy of Care:
To provide compassionate and personalized care, remain on the forefront of science and technology, and contribute to the advancement of the field of refractive surgery through clinical research.

Personal Interests
Dr. Kugler enjoys spending time with family, skiing, golf, photography and sports.