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About Dr. Alice Y Matoba

Dr. Alice Y Matoba, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Houston, TX. She has 41 years of experience. Her specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Matoba is affiliated with CHI St. Luke's Health - Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center. Dr. Matoba has received 2 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

34 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Alice Y Matoba is Great. Dr. Alice Y Matoba has been rated by 34 patients. From those 34 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Alice Y Matoba is 4.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Bcm Alkek Eye Center

1977 Butler Blvd
Houston, TX 77030
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Specialties

Dr. Alice Y Matoba has the following 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.

  • Expertise

    19 Expertise

  • Eye Diseases
  • Glaucoma
  • Cataract
  • Keratitis
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cornea Transplant (Penetrating Keratoplasty)
  • Blindness
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Corneal Transplantation
  • Bacterial Eye Infections
  • Eye Pain
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Injuries
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Vision Issues
  • Pink eye (Allergic Conjunctivitis)
  • Eye Exam
  • Hay Fever (Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis)

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Reviews

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Great Eye Doctor

Dr. Matoba saved my sight. I could not find one cornea specialist in Austin who would take a chance with a cornea graph. Dr. Matoba did not blink an eye. She had my cornea replaced within two weeks and I was reading within 2 weeks. She will be my cornea doctor until she retires. If you want a caring skilled surgeon, don't walk but, run to see Dr. Matoba.

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Chemical burn to eye

Anhydrous Ammonia sprayed in eyes and burned off 70 percent of outer layer and damaged cornea and iris... caused hemmorage inside retina... she has been awesome so far in the diagnosis and treatment so far with my injury... suggesting a corneal transplant at this time... awesome treatment so far

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Horrible Doctor

This doctor treats the symptoms only, does nothing to solve the overall problem. If you're in pain, she'll tell you you're not. I stupidly went to this doctor for 10 years because of the worry of explaining my eye issues to another doctor. Today, I asked if there was anything she or I could provide to give my office an idea of why I'm missing work so often, and she asked "Why do you need to miss work so often? It's not that big of a deal." I'm done with Dr. Matoba, and I hope this can be a cautionary story.

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She saved my eye

Dr. Matoba is one of the best. I had a big problem with my left eye (stem cell deficiency). I was diagonosis with eye cancer before I went to see Dr. Matoba. She help me with every step on the way -- most important she save my eye. Can't image what if I stayed with the other doctor.She is highly recommended by me !

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2015, 2014, 2016)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016, 2015)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Matoba is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    41 Years Experience

  • Yale University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1977

  • Stanford University School Of Medicine

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Alice Y Matoba accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas
    • BCBS TX Blue Advantage HMO
    • BCBS TX BlueChoice
    • BCBS TX HMO Blue Texas
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Bcm Alkek Eye Center, 1977 Butler Blvd, Houston, TX

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