Dr. Lucy Eakle Franklin was born and raised in Lexington. Dr. Franklin received her bachelor's degree in history from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, followed by her medical degree from the University of Louisville. She trained in ophthalmology at UK and then spent four years working as a comprehensive ophthalmologist in Louisville.
Dr. Franklin is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. She has been inducted into both the Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha honor societies.
Her husband, Dr. John Franklin, also works at UK HealthCare and specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus. They have two young daughters.
Faculty RankAssistant Professor of Ophthalmology
University of Louisville, School of Medicine
Ophthalmology, University of Kentucky
Certifications and Special Training
American Board of Ophthalmology
Advanced Eye CareFourth and Fifth Floors,
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