Our Practice


  • Dr. John A. Dryfuss

    Board Certified Ophthalmologist in Gainesville since 1975.

  • Dr. Lauren McDonald

    Board Certified Ophthalmologist

About Our Practice

We are committed to providing excellent comprehensive eye care to North Central Florida patients of all ages. Our physicians and staff enjoy getting to know patients and helping to meet their visual needs. We pride ourselves on being able to offer timely appointments, as well as urgent and same day visits.

Dr. John Dryfuss completed his B.A. in psychology at Rutgers University. He obtained his medical degree from New York Medical College and completed his residency at the Naval Medical Center San Diego and served as a naval flight surgeon. Dr. Dryfuss has provided 35 years of comprehensive eye care to patients in North Central Florida. In his spare time, Dr. Dryfuss enjoys spending time flying his plane, gardening and taking care of his “grand-dog” Zoey.

Dr. Lauren McDonald received her B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies in Basic Biological and Medical Sciences from the University of Florida in 2006. Dr. McDonald completed a combined undergraduate and medical degree program at University of Florida in 2009. She completed her internship at University of Florida in internal medicine, and graduated from the ophthalmology residency program at Vanderbilt University in 2013. Dr. McDonald has lived in Gainesville since 1993, and is happy to be establishing her practice in North Central Florida. In her spare time, Dr. McDonald enjoys spending time with family, running and cross-stitching.

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Our Location

Gainesville Ophthalmology
7109 NW 11th Place, Gainesville, FL, 32605
 

Business Hours

Monday 8 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday Closed


For Our Patients

Medicare, Blue Cross Blue Shield and most other insurances are accepted. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.


  • Dr. John A. Dryfuss

    Board Certified Ophthalmologist in Gainesville since 1975.

  • Dr. Lauren McDonald

    Board Certified Ophthalmologist

About Our Practice

We are committed to providing excellent comprehensive eye care to North Central Florida patients of all ages. Our physicians and staff enjoy getting to know patients and helping to meet their visual needs. We pride ourselves on being able to offer timely appointments, as well as urgent and same day visits.

Dr. John Dryfuss completed his B.A. in psychology at Rutgers University. He obtained his medical degree from New York Medical College and completed his residency at the Naval Medical Center San Diego and served as a naval flight surgeon. Dr. Dryfuss has provided 35 years of comprehensive eye care to patients in North Central Florida. In his spare time, Dr. Dryfuss enjoys spending time flying his plane, gardening and taking care of his “grand-dog” Zoey.

Dr. Lauren McDonald received her B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies in Basic Biological and Medical Sciences from the University of Florida in 2006. Dr. McDonald completed a combined undergraduate and medical degree program at University of Florida in 2009. She completed her internship at University of Florida in internal medicine, and graduated from the ophthalmology residency program at Vanderbilt University in 2013. Dr. McDonald has lived in Gainesville since 1993, and is happy to be establishing her practice in North Central Florida. In her spare time, Dr. McDonald enjoys spending time with family, running and cross-stitching.