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About Dr. Richard A Harper
Dr. Richard A Harper, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Little Rock, AR. He has 34 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. He speaks English.
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Dr. Richard A Harper 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. Richard A Harper has the following 9 expertise
- Macular Degeneration
- Eye Pain
- Eye Exam
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Vision Issues
- Lasik Surgery
Dr. Richard A Harper is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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34 Years Experience
University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1984
University Hospital Of Arkansas
Dr. Richard A Harper Accepts the Following Insurance
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
More about Dr. Richard A Harper
Richard A. Harper, M.D., is an ophthalmologist at the Harvey and Bernice Jones Eye Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). He is also a professor for the Department of Ophthalmology in the UAMS College of Medicine. He serves as the Residency Program Director for the Department of Ophthalmology and director of the low vision service. Dr. Harper is the inaugural recipient of the Sally Boreham Endowed Chair. A native of Oklahoma, Dr. Harper received his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, and completed his Ophthalmology residency at UAMS. Dr. Harper is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Arkansas Ophthalmological Society and the American Medical Association. Dr. Harper's clinical interests include low vision rehabilitation and comprehensive ophthalmology, including routine eye exams and eye surgery. Dr. Harper sees patients at the Harvey and Bernice Jones Eye Institute and the John L. McClellan Memorial Veterans Hospital.
Locations & DirectionsUNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS MEDICAL CENTER, 4301 W Markham St, Little Rock, AR
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