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Dr. Richard E Pitts 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.
- Vision Issues
- Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
- Eye Pain
- Macular Degeneration
- Eye Exam
- Lasik Surgery
- Diabetic Retinopathy
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I have been a patient of Dr Pitts for 15 years. He first treated me for pink eye and I was so impressed by his genuine nature and compassion. He has a disarming quality that instantly puts you at ease. I have kept him as my regular physician as my eyes changed with age, he has been there for me. I would never think about seeing another eye doctor.
Once in the door it was wait, wait, wait. Each visit was 1 hr to 3 3/4 hrs. Was stepped through several offices and people with very little explanation of what was happening. Dr. spent hardly any time with me. The place was VERY cold. No accomodation made by providing, blankets or even lab coats. Would not go back.
Dr. Pitts is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
46 Years Experience
University Of Texas Medical Branch School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1972
Dr. Richard E Pitts 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 Blue Advantage HMO
- BCBS TX BlueChoice
- BCBS TX HMO Blue Texas
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana HMO
- Humana HMO Premier
- Humana Houston HMOx
- Humana National HMO
- Humana National POS
- Humana Preferred PPO
Imagine Health - SmartCare
- Imagine Health SmartCare
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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