Doctor Details

Bruce Haight, MD

Ophthalmologist

Dr. Haight provides general ophthalmic care, and specializes in cataract surgery, laser surgery, glaucoma treatment, and eyelid surgery. Originally from Wisconsin, he has practiced in La Mesa since 1982. He did undergraduate and medical school studies at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, did a one year internship in Phoenix, Arizona, and did his ophthalmology residency at the University of California- San Diego. He has taken special training in various aspects of cataract and refractive surgery.


Dr. Haight has been active in the La Mesa Lions Club since 1985, and has donated surgical treatments and eyewear to many patients over the years. He is active in collecting used eyeglasses for distribution to needy patients in Mexico.


Beyond ophthalmology, Dr. Haight is currently one of the top ten crossword puzzle constructors in the country. He has had about sixty puzzles accepted by the New York Times and Los Angeles Times since 2014. He enjoys spending time with his children and grandchildren, and enjoys music, hiking and golf.