Dr. Candace Collins, MD

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Dr. Candace Collins, MD

Ophthalmology | Female

Eye Medical Center 7777 Hennessy Blvd Ste 4000, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Get Directions
(225) 766-7441

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Dr. Collins specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Baton Rouge, LA. She practices at 1 location.

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      3.7 based on 11 responses
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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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      Dr. Collins was rude, short sighted, and listened to nothing I had to say. I am now having to go see a different opthalmologist thanks to her refusal to treat my eye problems.
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      Specialties

      • Ophthalmology

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      • Ophthalmology

      Conditions Treated

      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Astigmatism
      • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
      • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
      • Benign Tumor
      • Blepharitis
      • Blindness
      • Brain Disorders
      • Cataract
      • Chalazion
      • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
      • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
      • Corneal Diseases
      • Corneal Ulcer
      • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
      • Diabetic Retinopathy
      • Diplopia
      • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
      • Drusen
      • Dry Eyes
      • Esophoria
      • Esotropia
      • Exophoria
      • Exotropia
      • Eye Cancer
      • Eye Infections
      • Eyelid Disorders
      • Eyelid Spasm
      • Farsightedness
      • Floaters
      • Glaucoma
      • Headache
      • Heterophoria
      • Hypertropia
      • Iridocyclitis
      • Keratitis
      • Lazy Eye
      • Mechanical Strabismus
      • Migraine
      • Nearsightedness
      • Nystagmus
      • Paralytic Strabismus
      • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
      • Presbyopia
      • Progressive High Myopia
      • Retina Diseases
      • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
      • Retinal Hemorrhage
      • Senile Cataracts
      • Strabismus
      • Stye
      • Trichiasis
      • Ulcer
      • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
      • Visual Field Defects
      • Vitreous Hemorrhage
      • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

      Procedures Performed

      • Cataract Removal Surgery
      • Excision of Chalazion
      • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
      • Eye Surgery
      • Eyelid Surgery
      • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
      • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Tulane University School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1983

      • Internship Hospital
        Earl K Long Med Center

        Completed in 1984

      • Residency Hospital
        Tulane Med Center

        Completed in 1987

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Lsu Eye Center

        Completed in 1988

      Awards & Recognition

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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. Collins' Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Collins

      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