John D. Lonsdale, M.D.



Undergraduate Education:

Biology, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine


Medical School:

Hahnemann University Medical School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Ophthalmology Residency:

Hahnemann University Medical School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Dr. Lonsdale has been in practice in Lewiston for nearly thirty years.  He is Board Certified in Ophthalmology and performs cataract surgery, corneal transplants, as well as cosmetic procedures of the eyelids.  He is also skilled in both medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma. 

Dr. Lonsdale also performs routine vision exams and prescribes eyeglasses and contact lenses.


Dr. Lonsdale is active in ophthalmic pharmaceutical research and has been involved in dry eye and allergy studies for over fifteen years.  He played a significant role in the FDA trials of an ocular allergy drug that is currently enjoying widespread use.  He has also performed research on a new dry eye therapy manufactured by Shire Pharmaceuticals and sold under the brand name of Xiidra.


Central Maine Eye Care, P.A.

181 Russell Street  

Lewiston, ME  04240