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Quick Facts

  • Accepted Insurance

  • Humana
  • Regence Health Plans
  • First Health
  • Multiplan
  • Aetna

Specialties

1 specialty

  • 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.

Ratings & Comments

22 ratings with 3 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Retina Associates when asked is excellent. Retina Associates has been reviewed by 22 patients. The rating is 4.6 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Retina Associates as provided by patient reviews is 33 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Retina Associates is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • LDS Hospital Salt Lake City, UT 84143
  • Primary Children's Medical Center Salt Lake City, UT 84113
  • Salt Lake Regional Medical Center Salt Lake City, UT 84102
  • University of Utah Hospital Salt Lake City, UT 84132
  • Ogden Regional Medical Center Ogden, UT 84405
  • Logan Regional Hospital Logan, UT 84341
  • Utah Valley Regional Medical Center Provo, UT 84604
  • St Mark's Hospital Salt Lake City, UT 84124
  • Uintah Basin Medical Center Roosevelt, UT 84066
  • Lakeview Hospital Bountiful, UT 84010
  • Intermountain Medical Ctr Salt Lake City, UT 84107
  • LDS Hospital Salt Lake City, UT 84143
  • Logan Regional Hospital Logan, UT 84341
  • Primary Children+s Medical Center Salt Lake City, UT 84113
  • Salt Lake Regional Medical Center Salt Lake City, UT 84102
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
  • University Of Iowa Roy J And Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine
  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Retina Associates is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Salt Lake City, UT.

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  • St. Mark's Outpatient

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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.