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About Dr. Richard Allen
Dr. Richard Allen, MD, PHD is a Doctor primarily located in Houston, TX, with another office in Iowa City, IA. He has 21 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Allen is affiliated with University of Texas-M D Anderson Cancer Center, Ben Taub General Hospital and Texas Children's Hospital. He speaks English.
Dr. Richard Allen 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.
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Eye Cancer
- Eye Exam
- Eye Pain
- Lasik Surgery
- Macular Degeneration
- Plastic Surgery (Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery)
- Vision Issues
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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This physician is incredible. I had visited 3 other physicians in the same subspecialty, none of which could figure out or treat my the problems with my eyelid. Dr. Allen walked in and diagnosed my problem in the first minute he saw me. The surgery he did fixed my problem and I am back to my old self. If you have a problem with your eyelids or eye socket, this is the doctor to see.
Dr. Allen is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Ben Taub General Hospital
Texas Children's Hospital
Texas Children`s Hospital
St. Luke`s Episcopal Hospital
Veterans Affairs Medical Center
V A Northern Indiana Health Care System Fort Wayne
The Methodist Hospital
Swisher Memorial Hospital District
Lovelace Med Ctr Downtown
University Of Iowa Hospital & Clinic
Lovelace Med Center Downtown Lovelace Hospital Downt
Eye Associates of NM
21 Years Experience
Baylor College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1995
University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Dr. Richard Allen accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS TX BlueChoice
- BCBS TX HMO Blue Texas
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana National POS
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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