Dr. Byron Santos-Flores, MD

Dr. Byron Santos-Flores, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
Dr. Byron Santos-Flores, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Des Peres, MO and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Universidad De San Carlos, Facultad De Ciencias Medicas in 1976 and specializes in ophthalmology.

12990 Manchester Rd

Des Peres, MO 63131

Contact Information

(314) 909-0633

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Ectropion of Eyelid
very high
more than 94% of peers
Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 94% of peers
very high
more than 92% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Santos-Flores does not have any board certifications listed.

59  Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Nearsightedness
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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14  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Universidad De San Carlos, Facultad De Ciencias Medicas
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • O'Donnell Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Santos-Flores' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Santos-Flores to family and friends
7 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Santos-Flores' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I would recommend Dr. Santos to my friends and family. He explained my condition in simple terms and he has always been very informative and friendly throughout my time under his care.
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I am very saddened by the outcome of the ptosis repair surgery I underwent on December 17, 2017. I understood it wasnt meant to improve my looks, not cosmetic, but I did not expect to look freakish. The left eye will no doubt have to be done again in the next few years if I am lucky. The right eye...more
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I saw Dr. Santos to see about getting a couple growths around my eye removed. I had them for years and assumed they were just cosmetic, nothing to be concerned about. One of the growths turned out to be basal cell carcinoma. Dr. Santos removed it that day and sent to pathology. Report was...more
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