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Department Ophthalmology
Primary Location Oberlin Ophthalmology/Lakeland Eye
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon No


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Medical Education - Pennsylvania College of Optometry
Philadelphia, PA USA

Undergraduate - Cleveland State University
Bachelor of Science
Cleveland, OH USA

Specialty Interests

General optometry

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Diane Sutton, OD.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 9/6/2022, Dr. Sutton has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

485 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

92 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2022

Super doctor, optometrist, and staff.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2022

Dr. Sutton was very friendly and answered all my questions and explained everything very well, like macular degeneration and my retinal health.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2022

Dr. Sutton was fantastic. I'm very happy she is my optometrist.

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2022

Dr. Sutton is very kind and explains everything to make sure I understand what she is telling me.

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2022

Dr. Sutton and her staff provide exceptional service every time!

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2022

Getting an eye exam at Dr Suttons is always a great experience. ALL of her staff are very professional. Pam the Dr's assistant was very warm and personable. Made me feel right at home.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2022

Dr. Sutton is simply amazing. I have never had an eye doctor explain things so well and make them understandable.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2022

Visit was very good and thorough. I was pleased that one necessary test was redone because of the questionable results of the first test. Second test results showed her judgement was accurate. I have complete confidence in Dr. Sutton and her staff.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2022

I have had only great experiences with Dr. Sutton and the staff at this location!

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2022

Dr. Sutton is the best!

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2022

Dr. Sutton is the best!

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2022

Dr. Sutton is warm, professional, and answers all questions thoroughly

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2022

Dr. Sutton is fantastic! Super professional and easy to talk to about issues.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2022

I would highly recommend Dr. Sutton to anyone. Good care provider and good staff all the way around.

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2022

Excellent Doctor. Always very clear, knowable, and asks a lot of questions. Answers a lot also. Dr Sutton clearly does a lot of research in her field and often had information, comments, or questions that directly relate to how my unique health issues can effect my sight. Since I have several serious medical issues, it is very reassuring to have a doctor who is so knowledgeable. I pay for my vision plan at work because I know Dr Sutton is caring for my long term eye health concerns.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2022

Feel very comfortable with Dr Sutton

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2022

I have been overwhelmed by Dr Sutton and her staff's care and kindness. I am grateful for the care l received.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2022

Dr Sutton and everyone in her practice are wonderful.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2022

Dr. Sutton and her staff are amazing! They are all very personable and very nice.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2022

I was delighted to be able to see Dr. Sutton within the hour of calling for an appt.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2022

Dr. Sutton answered my unique and personal questions very well. I had specific questions about my vision and how my brain may process it and we had a discussion that helped me understand myself very well. There was mutual interest.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2022

Dr. Sutton is the perfect Health Care Provider! Fantastic care!!

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2022

Dr Sutton is the best!

Reviewed on May 31, 2022

Dr. Sutton took over Dr. Ebihara's practice. I had been seeing Dr. Ebihara since I was 10 years old. She has continued the excellent standard of care and the personal attention and care he established. The staff is kind and knowledgeable, the office is neat, clean and easy to get to. It's a small facility with ample parking, so it's not overwhelming, congested or confusing. Please do not change a thing.

Reviewed on May 31, 2022

Dr Sutton is excellent- very personable and informative.

Reviewed on May 19, 2022

Dr. Sutton answered all the questions I had and actually answered some of them before I even asked! She is so knowledgeable and helpful.

Reviewed on May 17, 2022

Dr Diane Sutton's staff are awesome!

Reviewed on May 17, 2022

I have been a patient of Dr Diane Suttons for over 20 years and I highly recommend her!

Reviewed on May 17, 2022

Dr. Sutton and her entire staff were kind compassionate and very professional. I have the utmost confidence in their abilities and will continue to keep their future appointments.

Reviewed on May 16, 2022

Dr Sutton has always been very clear and understandable in any explanation that she is giving. She has always made me feel that my thoughts and decisions are valid

Reviewed on May 11, 2022

Would recommend Dr Sutton to anyone needing an excellent ophthalmologist.

Reviewed on May 10, 2022

Dr Sutton and staff are very knowledgeable, personable and professional

Reviewed on May 10, 2022

Always recommend doctor Sutton to others

Reviewed on May 6, 2022

Excellent physician and staff. Very pleased

Reviewed on May 5, 2022


Reviewed on May 5, 2022

Dr. Sutton is so good at explaining the reason behind her recommendations.

Reviewed on May 3, 2022

I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Dr Sutton to others.

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2022

Everyone was so kind and helpful. Love *Dr. Sutton such a sweet person. Now my daughter is going to her.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2022

Dr. Sutton is an excellent doctor. Very thorough, compassionate and personable. Very genuine and likeable.

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2022

Great morning! Wonderful nurse and kind receptionist! Love Dr. Sutton!

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2022

Dr. Sutton & staff are always professional, helpful & kind!

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2022

Dr. Sutton is an exceptional care provider, the best!!!

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2022

Dr Sutton is excellent

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2022

Have already recommended Dr. Sutton to friends.

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2022

Dr. Sutton is a fantastic ophthalmologist except for one thing: she talks too fast.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2022

Dr. Sutton and staff made a very thorough examination of possible causes for the symptoms I was having and gave me clear explanations about causes and remedies. I left feeling relieved and thoroughly satisfied.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2022

Dr Sutton and entire staff are engaging, gracious, and competent.

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2022

Dr. Sutton and Staff always professional. Answered all of my questions satisfactorily.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2022

Dr. Sutton very thorough

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2022

Dr. Sutton and her staff are great!!

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2022

I am very impressed with the care I received from the nurse, staff, and doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2022

Dr sutton always takes time to explain and answer questions

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

Dr. Sutton was helpful in teaching me about the cyst on my lid and suggestions of how to address this issue. She also to the extra time to monitor my eyes for Fuch's Dystrophy and shared her findings with me.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2022

Dr. Sutton is amazing.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2022

Dr. Sutton is great.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2022

Many of my neighbors are now also seeing Dr Sutton by my recommendation.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2022

Dr. Sutton is always professional and thorough

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2022

Dr. Sutton and her team are great. The ladies at the front desk are always friendly and professional. Pam does a great job of prepping me for Dr. Sutton who is very knowledgeable and thorough. All around It Is a great experience which is why I want her to check my eyes.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2022

Dr Sutton is very professional and personable. She provided the best care and follow up also

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2022

I was early and Dr. Sutton saw me right away.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2022

Dr Sutton is excellent in both her skill and her concern for her patients

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2022

Dr. Sutton is very professional.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2022

Dr. Sutton is one of the most personable and caring physicians I have encountered at CCF. She not only explains everything clearly, she listens to my concerns and goes above and beyond to find answers and solutions. I have difficulty when completing necessary eye exams every year, and she is so patient and caring when it comes to my eye "quirks". She handle it with aplomb, humor, and above all, dedication to my care.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2022

Dr. Sutton and her staff are all awesome! Courteous, knowledgeable and make you feel at ease.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2022

The Doctor and nurse were fantastic. Very helpful with my questions and very detailed in their processes and explaining options and ideas.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2022

Dr. Sutton is the best!

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2021

The Oberlin Eye staff and provider are the best! I'm so grateful for this office!

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2021

I have recommended Dr. Sutton to several coworkers

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2021

I am referring to Dr. Sutton. It is much harder to get the care I need in the large settings

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2021

I have the highest regard for Dr. Sutton.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2021

I've always enjoyed working with this office and with Dr. Sutton. I've been a patient for many years.

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2021

A positive experience and Dr Sutton always able to answer questions .

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2021

Excellent experience and courteous staff. Also arrived on the day before my appointment and Dr Sutton was able to see me that day and eliminated the need for me to come back the next day.

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2021

I always look forward to my appointments with Doctor Sutton.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2021

Dr. Sutton's office personnel are all very competent, helpful and interested in you as a patient. It's a pleasure to have an appointment at this facility.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2021

Dr. Sutton is top notch and very knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2021

Dr. Sutton is great. I am very happy with her and that's why I come back

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2021

I am very impressed with Dr. Sutton's office staff and have never had a problem with getting appointments or returning calls plus they are very personable .

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2021

The staff as well as dr. Sutton are extremely helpful and professional. If I have any questions they go out of their way to help me. They were able to set up an appointment for my surgeon that did my cataract surgery for me.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2021

Dr. Sutton gave succinct and clear answers to my questions and treated me with respect and caring.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2021

As always, the staff at Dr. Sutton's practice was very courteous and helpful.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2021

Not only did I have a very successful appointment with Dr. Sutton, but her friendly and positive nature is appreciated.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2021

With aging eyes, I knew cataracts were becoming an issue. Dr. Sutton not only explained about cataracts and the necessary surgery but also went into detail to explain to me the different options the surgeon would be telling me about so I would have time to think them over prior to that appointment. Her staff then made the appointment with the surgeon for me.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2021

*Dr. Sutton is my favorite care provider in Ohio. (I moved from IL to OH in 9/2018 and needed to seek out new doctors and dentists). She is bright, knowledgeable, thorough, and personable.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2021

*Dr. Sutton's office provides better and more efficient care than I've received at other Cleveland Clinic facilities e.g. Chestnut Commons & Lorain.

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2021

Dr. Sutton is wonderful.

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2021

I am very fortunate to have Dr. Sutton for my eye care.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2021

I appreciate Dr. Sutton's professionalism. She never talks down to me.

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2021

Dr Sutton is wonderful. I feel, however, that I am still having the same vision problem I was having before the appointment. My right is is not focusing and gives me problems reading music on a stand whether I use my regular or music glasses. This visit was unsatisfactory.

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2021

Always a great experience with her staff And Dr Sutton

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2021

Dr Sutton and staff are a great team and include me also as part of the team

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2021

Some of these don't really apply... There weren't treatment options discussed at this time (although it was well explained to me why none were needed). I am not sure about the "care for me as a person" - seems like that would better apply to PCP than eye dr.

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