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Dr. Charles B Avera has the following 1 specialty
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.
Dr. Charles B Avera has the following 10 expertise
- Vision Issues
- Eye Exam
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Macular Degeneration
- Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
- Eye Pain
- Lasik Surgery
Dr. Charles B Avera is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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Discourteous and time consuming
Self-verified patient of Dr. Charles B Avera - Posted on August 2nd, 2018
Unfortunately, when rating a Dr., you must consider the office staff. The front desk staff is rude. Not once, but every time. The waiting room is generally packed with zero sitting room, and the last time we checked in they didn’t even bother to inform us Dr. Avera was running almost an hour behind schedule. When people started asking questions the receptionist was very rude to every single person, with little to no consideration that not everyone in the room had time to just sit and disregard a schedule. One man actually fell asleep waiting and missed being called. The nurses are actually the best part as they’re generally friendly and helpful. Dr. Avera is very good at what he does and we always leave feeling good with whatever he’s diagnosed. Sadly, the disrespect shown by the front desk overshadows the rest of the office visit. We will most likely go someplace else in the future.
Self-verified patient of Dr. Charles B Avera - Posted on February 25th, 2018
Terrible bedside manner
Self-verified patient of Dr. Charles B Avera - Posted on February 29th, 2016
I felt like a number, not a patient. Dr. Avera hardly looked at me. His assistant sat in a chair throughout the entire visit with her eyes closed. He prescribed a regimen of eye drops every two hours indefinitely. Who could actually do that? I will NEVER go back. I'd rather drive to Dallas to see an opthamologist.
Self-verified patient of Dr. Charles B Avera - Posted on February 12th, 2015
Patients' Choice Award (2015)
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.
32 Years Experience
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1986
Loma Linda University Medical Center
Dr. Charles B Avera accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS TX BlueChoice
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana National POS
- Humana Preferred PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
Locations & DirectionsNORTH TEXAS OPHTHALMOLOGY ASSOCIATES, 1704 11th St, Wichita Falls, TX
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