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About Dr. Richard C Allen MD
Dr. Richard C Allen has 3 locations
Dr. Richard C 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.
Dr. Richard C Allen has the following 11 expertise
- Eye Exam
- Plastic Surgery (Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery)
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Vision Issues
- Eye Cancer
- Macular Degeneration
- Lasik Surgery
- Eye Pain
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Self-verified patient of Dr. Richard C Allen - Posted on May 6th, 2014
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Self-verified patient of Dr. Richard C Allen - Posted on July 19th, 2013
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.
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
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Patients' Choice Award (2014)
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Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)
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24 Years Experience
Baylor College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1995
University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Dr. Richard C Allen Accepts the Following Insurance
- Aetna Choice POS II
- 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 LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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