Dr. Cary Burton, MD

Dr. Cary Burton, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Cary Burton, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Fort Worth, TX and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1975 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

1201 Summit Ave

Fort Worth, TX 76102

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
  • Scott & White Health Plan
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
more than 80% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
more than 74% of peers
Optic Neuritis
more than 72% of peers

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Dr. Burton's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Burton "Dr. Burton served as an officer, on active duty, in the United States Army from June 24, 1975 until Sept 24, 1983. He is a member of many professional organizations including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Texas Medical Association, and the Texas Ophthalmologic Association. Music has been a vital component of Dr. Burton's life since early on. During junior and senior high schools he was a member of the Dallas Area Band, the Texas All-State Band, and French horn section leader three years running in All-Region Band. He has been a member of several adult hand-bell choirs and church choirs, as well as directing children's and youth hand-bell choirs. He also has been a member of a local auditioned adult choir. His three adult children are excellent instrumentalists and his youngest son owns and operates a music production studio here in Fort Worth."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Burton "At Ophthalmology Associates, we offer a wide range of eye care services, allowing our practice to cater to the needs of all our patients. Our experienced and compassionate doctors have the skills to help you with all your eye related problems. We specialize in many types of treatments and surgeries, especially cataract, retina, glaucoma, and LASIK surgery."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

38  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Eye Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pterygium
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
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1  Procedures

  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • William Beaumont Amc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Walter Reed Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Burton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Burton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Burton to family and friends
7 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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Dr. Burton's 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 (2)

I was suffering with infection and excessive tearing for several years. I had gone to multiple doctors who said I had dry eye, I didn’t have dry eye and to use a hot compress. I went to Dr Burton upon a referral from a coworker. He diagnosed my problem and sent me to a surgeon who performed the...more
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Thank your for your kind review. We are so glad you have a favorable experience with Dr. Burton and Ophthalmology Associates.

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I felt like Dr. Burton was dismissive and rushed. After several weeks of the treatment he prescribed I was still suffering with symptoms and found another doctor on my own.
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