Quick Facts

  • Accepted Insurance

  • BCBS Illinois
  • BCBS Blue Card
  • Anthem
  • HealthLink
  • Coventry Health Care

Specialties

3 specialties

  • Ophthalmology

    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.

  • Dermatology

    A dermatologist is a doctor who has extensive training and knowledge of the skin, scalp, hair and nails and treats conditions that affect those areas. These doctors will evaluate any abnormality, blemish or lesion on the skin in order to determine the cause and will determine a course of treatment.
    Dermatologists provide patients with full body scans in order to identify any signs that are indicative of an illness that requires treatment, such as skin cancer. These specialists may also provide cosmetic services, such as mole removal, scar diminishing treatments and even botox and face lifts.

  • Pediatrics

    A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
    While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
    Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.

Ratings & Comments

98 ratings with 23 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of St Louis Eye Clinic when asked is excellent. St Louis Eye Clinic has been reviewed by 98 patients. The rating is 4.4 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at St Louis Eye Clinic as provided by patient reviews is 19 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    St Louis Eye Clinic is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • SSM DePaul Health Center Bridgeton, MO 63044
  • SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center Saint Louis, MO 63104
  • St Anthony's Medical Center Saint Louis, MO 63128
  • St Louis University Hospital Saint Louis, MO 63110
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital Saint Louis, MO 63110
  • Missouri Baptist Medical Center Saint Louis, MO 63131
  • St Luke's Hospital Chesterfield, MO 63017
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital Saint Louis, MO 63110
  • Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital Saint Louis, MO 63141
  • Christian Hospital Northeast Saint Louis, MO 63136
  • Depaul Health Center Bridgeton, MO 63044
  • Saint Alexius Hospital - Broadway Campus Saint Louis, MO 63118
  • St Anthonys Medical Center Saint Louis, MO 63128
  • St. John's Mercy Medical Center Saint Louis, MO 63141
  • St. Louis Children's Hospital Saint Louis, MO 63110
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine
  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
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    St Louis Eye Clinic is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Saint Louis, MO.

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Information About Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment. Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like East Boston Neighborhood Health that specializes in internal medicine

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.