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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 56

2515 Cyclone Dr
Waterloo, IA 50701
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Dr. Mauer's Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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Hospital Quality

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UnityPoint Health - Allen Hospital
1825 Logan Ave
Waterloo, IA 50703
Waverly Health Center
312 9th St SW
Waverly, IA 50677

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Mauer Eye Center
Mauer Eye Center
2515 Cyclone Dr
Waterloo, IA 50701
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    Dr. Mauer's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Blepharoplasty
    • Blepharorrhaphy
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Dacryocystorhinostomy
    • Dilation of Outflow Canal
    • Excision of Chalazion
    • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
    • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
    • Eyelid Reconstruction Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
    • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
    • Pterygium Excision
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
    • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
    • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
    • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
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    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Astigmatism
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blepharitis
    • Blindness
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Contusion of the Eyeball
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Erosion
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Drusen
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Entropion
    • Esotropia
    • Exotropia
    • Farsightedness
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    • Floaters
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Herpetic Keratitis
    • Hypertropia
    • Hypotony of Eye
    • Keratitis
    • Lazy Eye
    • Lupus Erythematosus
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Nystagmus
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
    • Pars Planitis
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Presbyopia
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
    • Retinoschisis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Still's Disease
    • Stye
    • Trichiasis
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Ia Roy J & L Carver Com
    Graduated in 1984

    Internship Hospital

    Ia Meth Med Center
    Complete in 1985

    Residency Hospital

    Kresge Eye Institute
    Complete in 1989
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Mauer & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Mauer's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • UnityPoint Health - Allen Hospital

    • Waverly Health Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    3.2 out of 5

    Dr. Mauer's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.8 out of 5

    9 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.1 out of 5

    9 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4 out of 5

    9 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    9 responses

    Experience with Dr. Mauer

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.3 out of 5

    9 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.3 out of 5

    9 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.1 out of 5

    8 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.4 out of 5

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    Mauer Eye Center
    2515 Cyclone Dr
    Waterloo, IA 50701
    (319) 234-6749 (Office)
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