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Lawrence Rice, MD


  • Cataracts

Office Locations

Acuity Eye Group - La Mesa (Grossmont)
5565 Grossmont Center Drive
Building 3, Suite 551
La Mesa, CA 91942

Dr. Lawrence Rice joined our company through an acquisition back in August. He is a board-certified ophthalmologist that received his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School. Following that, he completed his ophthalmology residency and has over 30 years of experience in the practice of ophthalmology and ophthalmic surgery. He has performed thousands of delicate eye surgeries including implanting delicate intraocular lenses during cataract surgery. He is an early adopter of the new laser vision surgical techniques having performed PRK, RK, and LASIK surgeries for many patients. He also has participated in clinical research for several pharmaceutical companies.

Dr. Rice serves on the Board of Directors for the San Diego Eye Bank and has served as president of the organization. He also has previously served as a medical consultant for San Diego schools and as an expert reviewer for the Medical Board of California.


  • Bachelor of Science, Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Professional Affiliations and Awards

  • Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Member, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Member, San Diego County Medical Society
  • Member, California Medical Association

Languages Spoken

  • English