Dr. August Reader III, MD

Dr. August Reader III, MD

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Age 69
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Dr. August Reader III, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio in 1974 and specializes in ophthalmology and neuro-ophthalmology.Read his story

2100 Webster St Ste 214

San Francisco, CA 94115

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Reader III performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Paralytic Strabismus
very high
more than 94% of peers
Esotropia
very high
more than 93% of peers
Lazy Eye
high
more than 88% of peers

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Dr. Reader III's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Reader III "Neuro-ophthalmology is that area of medicine that deals with those neurological diseases that have effects on the eyes, the vision and the movement of the eyes as seen in patients with strokes or multiple sclerosis. In addition, those conditions which affect the tissues surrounding the eyes, such as thyroid eye disease, tumors, or inflammation, are conditions seen and treated by Dr. Reader. He also performs cataract surgeries, strabismus surgery for double vision and glaucoma laser surgeries."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Reader III "Our practice is committed to providing the highest quality care to all of our patients. We stand for service and products that allow human beings to live healthier, happier lives. We are determined to improve and unleash the full potential of sight so that everyone can truly be the best version of themselves."

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

43  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diplopia
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Farsightedness
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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8  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Texas at Arlington with Honors
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Neurological Institute of New York Columbia University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Neurological Institute of New York Columbia University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Reader III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Cantonese
  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Ukrainian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Reader III's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Reader III to family and friends
12 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Reader III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

4 office visits. My visit wait time was way too long. 30 mins. Others were great.
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Dr. Reader - Knowledgeable, answers questions, thorougly personable.
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I have been coming to Pacific Eye Associates for almost 25 years. They are the best doctors. Dr. Reader is beyond excellent. He is knowlegdeable and caring.
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Courteous and detailed with patience. Excellent doctor.
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Dr. Reader is very knowledgeable and helpful. He does a fantastic job!
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