James Lehmann M.D.

Dr. Lehmann is a board-certified eye surgeon who specializes in cataract, corneal and refractive surgery. He is a graduate of Seguin High School and the University of Texas at Austin (Plan II). After completing his residency and fellowship at the UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas in 2007, he returned to South Texas to join Focal Point Vision. Over the last four years, the Consumers Research Council has named Dr. Lehmann as one of “America’s Top Ophthalmologists.”

Dr. Lehmann’s practice includes medical and surgical ophthalmology, and he manages both common conditions, like cataracts, and rare, complex diseases like corneal dystrophies and ocular surface injuries. He has an interest in complicated anterior segment surgery and has pioneered the use of “The Boston Keratoprosthesis” and “Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty” in San Antonio.

Dr. Lehmann is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the Order of St. John, and is an assistant clinical faculty member at the UT Health Science Center.


In addition to clinical research and scientific presentations at national and international conferences, Dr. Lehmann performs volunteer clinical and surgical duties monthly at the I Care Clinic at the Haven for Hope where he regularly performs cataract and pterygium surgery gratis for indigent patients.

Click here to view Dr. Lehmann’s photo page which includes pictures from his missionary trips and other adventures.

He also partners with ORBIS, Sightlife, and the Episcopal Church and travels abroad several times a year to teach and perform surgery. Over the last four years, Dr. Lehmann has traveled to China, Peru, Ethiopia, India, and Jamaica teaching local doctors new techniques in cataract and corneal surgery.  Lastly, he has visited Jerusalem five times in the last eight years, carrying corneas to teach and perform corneal transplants.

Dr. Lehmann is married with three children, and he speaks Spanish fluently.

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To learn more about Focal Point Vision, or to schedule an appointment, please call us at (210) 614-3600.

Photos from Dr. Lehmann’s recent trip to Aravind Eye Hospital in Madurai, India where he instructed
local doctors on cornea transplant techniques.


Orbis is an International nonprofit organization that develops trips worldwide to help people fight blindness. Dr Lehmann donated some of his time to help train an Ophthalmologist in Shenyang China along with performing eye saving procedures with patients in that region. To learn more about Orbis along with this China trip Dr. Lehmann participated on, please click here.



Voted International Society of Refractive Surgery (ISRS) Surgeon of the Month – February 2017!

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Watch Dr. Lehmann, Giving Back in Peru for Individuals in Need of Comprehensive Eye CareMovie by Jack Beardsley narrated by Cindy Crawford