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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Charles Heaton is Excellent. Dr. Heaton has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Courteous Staff 3.7
Accurate Diagnosis 2.3
Bedside Manner 1.0
Spends Time with Me 1.0
Follows Up After Visit 2.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Charles Heaton, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
  • Refractive Surgical Procedures

Education & Awards

Dr. Heaton graduated from The University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas. He has 1 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2014)


Dr. Heaton has 18 hospital affiliations:

  • East Texas Medical Center-Tyler 
  • University of Texas Health Center Tyler 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Charles Lawson Heaton MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 32 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Charles L. Heaton practice?
Dr. Charles Heaton has 2 office locations.
Dr. Charles Heaton practices Ophthalmology near Tyler, TX.
Additional practice locations include: Longview, TX.
See Tyler Ophthalmologists.