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Dr. Robert W Arnold 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.
- Eye Exam
- Eye Pain
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Vision Issues
- Vision Disorders
- Eye Diseases
- Lazy Eye (Amblyopia)
- Eye Surgery (Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures)
- Lazy Eye (Strabismus)
- Retinopathy of Prematurity
- Refractive Errors
- Lasik Surgery
- Far-sightedness (Hyperopia)
- Macular Degeneration
- Corneal Transplantation
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I brought my daughter here after the dental X-ray showed a mass behind her eye. Dr. Arnold was too busy cracking jokes, which made her uncomfortable and scared, to listen to me. He refused to look at the eye the dentist said had shown the mass. My dentist had to send X-rays 2 times and almost two weeks later, I finally had to hand carry a set to his office so it wouldn't get "lost" again. Then I waited in the office while he looked at them to get the fastest response. He viewed the X-ray and said I need to get her a CT scan. I called the hospital to set up the appointment but was told the orders were not received. After calling his office and the hospital everyday for two weeks the order was final sent. Luckily the test were fine. But had there been a problem, after over a month it's hard to think about what could have happened.
My son has been a patient of Dr. Aronld since he was 6 months old. He was born with a congenital cataract. Dr. Arnold worked with us to provide a spectaular outcome. My son is now 9, he had a lens transplant at 4 and is doing beautifully. Dr Arnold is a rare cobinations of kind, caring, skillful. His office staff is outstand and his nurse Diane is wonderful. I trust Dr. Arnold and his staff completey.
Dr. Arnold's care was excellent. I cannot say the same for the office staff. We were misquoted the cost of my son's strabismus surgery (by half) and thus chose to proceed without at least investigating other treatment options or pursuing a second opinion. After two and a half months of being blown off or not having our phone calls returned, we heard from Gina. She admitted their mistake but refused to reverse our increased portion of the doubled price. She promised to have her supervisor call the next day. She also promised to personally call back as well. That was a week ago and we have received neither call. I've left several other messages, but received no response. We will not be back. There is another pediatric ophthalmologist in Anchorage, Dr. Grendahl. She has been recommended highly so we will pursue further treatment with her. There is no excuse for such poor customer service.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016, 2013, 2010, 2012, 2011)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Patients' Choice Award (2016)
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.
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34 Years Experience
Yale University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1984
Mayo Clinic And Medical School
Dr. Robert W Arnold accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- Premera Heritage Signature
- Premera LifeWise Connect
- UHC Navigate POS
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