Dr. Christian Hess, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
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Age 50
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Dr. Christian Hess, MD
Christian L. Hess, MD, a board certified ophthalmologist, attended the University of Utah, following an internship at LDS Hospital. He completed his residency at University of Iowa in 1999. Dr. Hess joined the practice in 2000. He specializes in general ophthalmology in addition to performing a variety of surgical procedures; including cataracts, LASIK, glaucoma, and eyelid plastic surgery. Dr. Hess is a Utah native, originally from Farmington. His interests include; music, skiing, hiking and photography. His compassionate care and exceptional training make him an asset to our practice. He is still accepting new patients.

2255 N 1700 W Ste 100

Layton, UT 84041

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Dr. Christian Hess, MD

Dr. Christian Hess, MD

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

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Dry Eyes
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more than 96% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
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more than 95% of peers
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Orbital Disorders
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Accidental Eye Injuries
  • Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma
  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Adult Strabismus
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Binocular Vision Disorder
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Blurred Vision
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brawny Scleritis
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract - Alopecia - Sclerodactyly
  • Cataract - Ataxia - Deafness
  • Cataract - Cardiomyopathy
  • Cataract - Congenital Ichthyosis
  • Cataract - Microcornea Syndrome
  • Cataract Congenital Dominant Non Nuclear
  • Cataract Dental Syndrome
  • Cataract Hutterite Type
  • Chalazion
  • Chemical Burn - Eyes
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Eye Diseases
  • Color Blindness
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Conjunctival Disorders
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Convergence Insufficiency
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Flash Burns
  • Corneal Scar
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetes-Like Blepharitis
  • Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dilatation
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eye Muscle Disorders
  • Eye Palsy
  • Eye Paresis
  • Eye Strain
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyebrow Disorders
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Eczema
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Glaucoma - Sleep Apnea
  • Glaucoma Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Glaucoma in Ciliochorodial Detachment
  • Glaucoma in Epithelial Ingrowth
  • Glaucoma in Intra Ocular Tumours
  • Glaucoma in Iridoschisis.
  • Glaucoma in Phacomatoses
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Amyloidosis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Dystrophy
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Monofixation Syndrome
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Convergence Spasm
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Nerve Disorder
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pediatric Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Poor Color Vision
  • Presbyopia
  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Refractive Error
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retinal Scarring
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Severe Myopia
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus-Like Double Vision
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Aura
  • Visual Dysfunction
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Visual Field Loss
  • Watering Eyes
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Antifungal Eye Drops
  • Argon Laser Surgery
  • Argon Laser Treatment
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Biopsy of Cornea
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Clear Lens Extraction
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Dilation of Outflow Canal
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • ENT Surgery
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Injection
  • Eye Patch
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Medical Therapy
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • Intracorneal Ring (ICR)
  • LASIK
  • Laser Office Procedure
  • Laser Surgery
  • Lash Enhancer
  • Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Orbital Floor Fracture Repair
  • Prism Lenses
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Strabismus Examination
  • Strabismus Surgery
  • Tear Drainage Surgery
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Surgery

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University Iowa
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Hess' Reviews

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Dr. Hess' 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
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Hess accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
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Layton, UT 84041
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