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Dr. Alan Richards, MD

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Ophthalmology | Male

Pediatric Eye Specialists 1400 E Bert Kouns Industrial Loop Ste 103, Shreveport, LA 71105 Get Directions
(318) 222-8402

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Child Friendly, mostly seeing children 0-6 years and older children with eye muscle problemsRead more

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Muscle Disorders
  • Eye Strain
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

Procedures Performed

  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Tear Duct Surgery

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas

    Graduated in 1975

  • Internship Hospital
    Baylor University Med Center

    Completed in 1976

  • Residency Hospital
    Eye Fdn Hospital University Ala

    Completed in 1979

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Wills Eye Hospital

    Completed in 1980

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Honor Award, American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, 2010
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Richards' Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
31 – 45 minutes

Experience with Dr. Richards

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Richards' Care Philosophy

Child Friendly, mostly seeing children 0-6 years and older children with eye muscle problems