Ophthalmologist + Cataract Surgeon

Dr. Kent Leavitt

Dr. Kent Leavitt - Cataract Surgeon at SharpeVision Seattle-Bellevue

Dr. Leavitt is the lead Cataract Surgeon at SharpeVision Modern Cataract (previously Bellevue LASIK and Cataract) and specializes in premium cataract surgery and lens replacement.


Dr. Kent Leavitt has served Seattle’s vision care needs since 1991. His commitment and experience has earned him a reputation for the pursuit of excellence and for providing satisfaction beyond his patients’ expectations. Dr. Leavitt is skilled in premium cataract surgery and lens replacement, corneal transplant surgery, and LASIK, as well as alternative vision correction technologies such as ICL and surgical treatment of eye diseases. He was the first ophthalmologist in the region to perform IntraLaseTM bladeless and Custom iDesign laser vision correction surgery. He has performed over 20,000 LASIK procedures and had LASIK surgery himself.

Dr. Leavitt received his medical degree at the University of Michigan Medical School. He completed his ophthalmology residency and corneal fellowship at the prestigious Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. Following his fellowship, he was asked to continue on as faculty. Dr. Leavitt has served as a clinical instructor, investigator, and consultant to several medical organizations and institutions including the FDA. He has been involved in research, teaching and lecturing other doctors and writing articles for Ophthalmology journals.

“Vision is our most precious sense. I am incredibly grateful for the privilege of being entrusted with preserving and improving your vision. Clear communication, education and patience create the best environment for optimal outcomes. With that approach, it can be very rewarding for all involved.”

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