Dr. Christian Hester, MD

Dr. Christian Hester, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 37
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Dr. Christian Hester, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Little Rock, AR and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences in 2007 and specializes in ophthalmology and cornea & refractive surgery.

201 Executive Ct

Little Rock, AR 72205

Contact Information

(501) 224-5658

Insurance Accepted

  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Health Net
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hester performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Eye Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Corneal Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Cornea Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wrong Power Intraocular Lens
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19  Procedures

  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arkansas.

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

  • University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • California Pacific Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Baylor Com
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hester has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hester's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hester to family and friends
26 total reviews (17 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Hester'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (17)

I highly recommend Dr.Hester to everyone! He is very knowledgeable, patient, and highly skilled. After my experience with Dr. Hester I would definitely trust him to treat me and my loved ones for any vision problems.
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I just had both eyes operated on for Cataracts and my eye doctor recommended Dr. Hester. He completed the surgery and I now have 20/20 in one and 20/25 in the other. The surgery was painless, recovery was not a problem. I can not tell you how much I appreciate Dr. Hester, he even personally called...more
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I'm an Architect and Professor of Architecture with high mileage eyes, as they been in constant use involving highly detailed work either drawing by hand or with computer for the last 50 years where attention to detail is important. In 2003 I had a mono lens attached to my left eye for close work....more
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Dr. Hester did a great job on my cataract surgeries. Everything went smoothly on both surgeries and no complications afterwards. I experienced very little pain afterwards and was thrilled at how much my eyesight was improved. All his staff was very friendly,caring, and helpful. I would highly...more
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not a better surgeon anywhere and explains medical condition and treatment and your best treatment
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