Dr. Charles Thompson, MD

Dr. Charles Thompson, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 35
(6)
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Dr. Charles Thompson, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Lake Charles, LA and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans in 2008 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1717 Oak Park Blvd Fl 1

Lake Charles, LA 70601

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Corneal Ulcer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Corneal Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Stye
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Thompson does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Disorders
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Dystrophy
  • Corneal Dystrophy, Epithelial Basement Membrane
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Scar
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Iridodialysis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plateau Iris Syndrome
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Shingles
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Biopsy of Cornea
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Iridectomy
  • Iridotomy
  • Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Peripheral Iridotomy
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Stem Cell Transplant
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Louisiana State Univeristy
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Earl K Long-Lsu
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Virginia Commonwealth Univ Vcu/McV
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Eye Consultants Atlanta/Piedmont Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Thompson has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Thompson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thompson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thompson to family and friends
5.0
based on 6 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Thompson'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 (3)

in Lake Charles, LA
A great ophthalmologist who greatly takes care of his patients. He spends enough time with you to talk over the condition and the treatment method, but doesn't overly waste your time either. He's very informed and knowledgeable. If you need ophthalmologic services, he is a great doctor.
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in Baton Rouge, LA
Dr. Thompson performed a cornea transplant on my left eye in December of last year. My results are outstanding. I just went to a new optometrist in Baton Rouge and he was very impressed with my results. He asked me twice who had done the surgery. My entire experience with Dr. Thompson was...more
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in Lake Charles, LA
I had an urgent eye emergency, and I had never even been seen at this clinic. They fit me in quickly the same day and gave me the care that I needed.
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