Cecily Lesko, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Ophthalmologist, Eye & Cataract Surgeon
Cecily Lesko, M.D., M.D., F.A.C.S., is a Comprehensive Ophthalmologist, Eye & Cataract Surgeon at North Jersey Eye Associates in Clifton. Dr. Lesko received her medical degree from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and completed surgical internship & residency in ophthalmology at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City where she is a Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Lesko sees patients in need of routine annual eye exams for eyeglasses & contact lenses as well as care for complex medical, laser and surgical eye problems. She provides eye exams for cataracts, as well as eye exams for retinal disease, such as floaters, retina tears and detachment, diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration (AMD), diagnosis and laser treatment of glaucoma. Dr. Lesko has special interest in cataract surgery and vision correction after cataract surgery with advanced lens implants including toric lens implants to correct astigmatism and multifocal cataract lens implants to help patients reduce their dependence on eyeglasses, reading glasses and bifocals.
Dr. Lesko is a Diplomate of and certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO) and the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME), a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (F.A.C.S.) and a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and the American Medical Association (AMA). She has served as Past President of the New Jersey Academy of Ophthalmology where she continues on the Executive Board.
Dr. Lesko is an avid sports enthusiast having played collegiate basketball at John Hopkins University and continues her associations with the professional sports and media communities by treating many local professional athletes, college coaches and television personalities, working with former NFL quarterback and current CBS analyst Boomer Esiason on his foundation to fight Cystic Fibrosis and traveling globally with the NBA’s Basketball Without Boarders Program examining the eyes of children in orphanages in Africa as well as to Myanmar (Burma) on a surgical mission to perform cataract surgery at Ayudana Monestary hospital in Saigon Hills.