AboutDr. Richard Ou, MD, FACS is a Doctor primarily located in Houston, TX, with other offices in Houston, TX and Houston, TX (and 1 other location). He has 18 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology and General Surgery. Dr. Ou is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Continuing Care Hospital, West Houston Medical Center and Twelve Oaks Medical Center Sharpstown. He speaks English.
Dr. Richard Ou has the following 2 specialties
An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.
- General Surgery
A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.
- Cataract Surgery
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Eye Exam
- Eye Pain
- Lasik Surgery
- Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
- Macular Degeneration
- Refractive Surgical Procedures
- Vision Issues
Dr. Ou is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Memorial Hermann Continuing Care Hospital
3043 Gessner Rd
Houston, TX 77080
West Houston Medical Center
12141 Richmond Ave
Houston, TX 77082
Twelve Oaks Medical Center Sharpstown
6700 Bellaire Blvd
Houston, TX 77074
- West Houston Surgicare
St Luke's Episcopal Hospital
6720 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030
- Twelve Oaks Hospital
Memorial Hermann Memorial City Hospital
921 Gessner Rd
Houston, TX 77024
Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital
7737 Southwest Fwy
Houston, TX 77074
- Mhhs Memorial City Hospital
18 Years Experience
Baylor College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1999