Dr. Christian L. Hess, MD

Dr. Christian L. Hess, MD

Anterior Segment Surgery | Male | 49 years old

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. Read more

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    Specialties

    • Anterior Segment Surgery

    Board Certifications

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    • Ophthalmology

    Conditions Treated

    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
    • Astigmatism
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Tumor
    • Blindness
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinitis
    • Color Blindness
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Diseases
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Drusen
    • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Entropion
    • Esotropia
    • Exotropia
    • Eye Disease
    • Eye Infections
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Farsightedness
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
    • Graves' Disease
    • Headache
    • Herpetic Keratitis
    • Hyphema
    • Hypotony of Eye
    • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
    • Keratitis
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Edema
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Night Blindness
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Paralytic Strabismus
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Pterygium
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Retinoschisis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Stye
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Trichiasis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vision Impairment
    • Vision Loss
    • Visual Field Defects

    Procedures Performed

    • Anterior Vitrectomy
    • Blepharoplasty
    • Blepharorrhaphy
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Contact Lens Exams
    • Contact Lens Fitting Services
    • Dacryocystorhinostomy
    • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
    • Eye Examination
    • Eye Procedure
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyeglasses
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    • Ocular Prosthetics
    • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
    • Physical Examination
    • Pterygium Surgery
    • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
    • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
    • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
    • Soft Contact Lenses
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Utah School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1995

    • Residency Hospital
      University Iowa

      Completed in 1999

    Awards & Recognition

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    • Specializes in Anterior Segment Surgery
    • Board certified in Ophthalmology
    • Malpractice claims in Utah not available
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    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.