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Dr. Lee Peplinski

Meet Dr. Peplinski


Lee Peplinski, O.D., FAAO

Dr. Lee Peplinski (O.D., FAAO) is honored to be the newest doctor of the Focal Point Vision team, thus fulfilling a promise to his San Antonio-native wife that he would one day return her to Texas. And he got here as fast as he could!

“Dr. P.” joins FPV after nearly thirty years with a group medical/surgical practice in Louisville, Kentucky, where he focused on medical management of eye disorders, including glaucoma, dry-eyes, and pre- and post-operative care. He also developed the Residency and Externship programs at the practice. Dr. P. is a graduate of Ferris State University College of Optometry, having received highest honors. He then received his post-graduate training at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida.

Dr. P. was appointed to the Kentucky Board of Optometric Examiners from 2017-2021. He is a past-president of the Kentucky Optometric Association (KOA) from 2002-03, and was honored with the KOA’s 2015 Leadingham Service Award. He has also been recognized as the 1995 Young Optometrist of the Year and received the 1997 President’s Award. He was the optometric representative for the Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee, and has been active at both the state and federal levels as a voice to help shape healthcare policy.

He has been published in national optometric journals and lectured both internationally as well as throughout the country at various state, regional and national meetings. Dr. P. has also designed and patented a device to aid in the dispensing of eye drops.

Since 2011, Dr. P. has led teams of students and doctors with the Fellowship of Christian Optometrists on eye care mission trips to Belize, the Dominican Republic, Nigeria, Puerto Rico, and Peru. In 2018 he co-founded the Ret.Pray.Love.Foundation to “meet the physical and spiritual needs of those around the world through service and education.”

Dr. P. is a Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry and he is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. He is adjunct faculty at several Schools and Colleges of Optometry.

When he is not working, Dr. P. enjoys traveling, scuba diving, culinary and cultural arts, and spending time with his wife and two adult children (and favorite son-in-law). He is an avid cyclist and prefers this method of exploring his new home state.

Focal Point Vision Reviews

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Robert CraftRobert Craft
18:16 31 Jan 23
I recently had cataract removal and and a distance lens implant performed by Dr. Maverick and the crew at Focal Point Vision. I can’t say enough good things about the whole experience. The staff, the facilities, all were the best.Thanks to all, my vision is now better than 20/20 !Bobby Craft
Very well organized office with the patient in mind! Everyone is professional yet friendly. All procedures are thoroughly explained in terms that one can understand. If your eyes need help, Focal Point Vision is for you!!!
Rachel ReyesRachel Reyes
21:42 20 Dec 22
The atmosphere at this establishment is very warm and calming. The staff is very friendly and the nurses are awesome. My appointment was with Dr Maverick. He was very professional, answered my concerns and made me feel at ease.
By Grace of God I found Dr . James D.Lehmann, you DESERVE a 1000 stars ⭐️I had a very unique procedure done almost five years ago. My ophthalmologist, couldn’t do anything for me , didn’t put any effort yet I felt like a “guinea pig “, have more than 5 people come in just to look at it , while I was having issues . No respect , this eye Dr., an older man was already set in his ways and when he couldn’t help me he shrug his shoulders “ well If you want me to call around to see who can ?” .. he never follow upBY The grace of God ( not exaggerating ) .. I starting to search myself , when googling ..Focal Point vision, Dr. Lehmann’s office ,had high reviews. A shot in the dark paid off , only by chance Dr. Lehmann has done extractions of this type of implants . I quickly booked an appointment . At this point my left eye I could NOT see , my eye was totally cloudy with build up . He quickly diagnose my situation , made a plan and off the journey started .We first took one implant out , then few weeks later did a partial cornea . Both procedure healed nicely and took the other implant out . This procedure is highly rare and for me to have found such a GIFTED eye doctor I would have been satisfied and thankful he gave me my sight back . But what puts this experience over the moon , gifted physicians like himself are mostly arrogant and lack people skills . James Lehmann , is so friendly , non-judgmental and listener; his a true gentlemen . The whole staff is very professional as well . He EVEN called my right after the surgery personally to check up on me . WHAT doctor does this now these days ?? The Alamo heights location is very nice and comfortable space . The staff look at me and greet me by my Last name even before I say anything AND the acknowledge me when I leave. Thank you James , as we discuss .. “ I dodged a bullet “ , …you’re my Hero .- [ ]
Texas KuldasTexas Kuldas
00:35 13 Aug 22
Incredible team..Dr Maverick is amazing! Gave me the gift of my sight back which has changed my outlook on life to were I'm excited and see everything in a new light! Loving care...great support, skill and follow up. I have already sent clients and friends to Focal Point Vision! I met with a client today that had his eyes done last week!!
Janice AndrewsJanice Andrews
20:33 05 Aug 22
From my first office visit I could tell all the staff are happy to be there and make the patient feel welcome and comfortable.It is the same at the surgical center in Schertz - treated as if you .are only patient.I am confident that I am receiving best care and treatment possible.I highly recommend Focal Point for cataract surgery or any eye treatment needed.
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Focal Point Vision
Medical Center

4775 Hamilton Wolfe Rd, Bldg 2
San Antonio, TX 78229

Focal Point Vision
Alamo Heights

343 W Sunset Rd, Ste 1
San Antonio, TX 78209

Focal Point Vision

17005 IH 35 N
Schertz, TX 78154

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