Dr. Javier De La Torre, MD

Dr. Javier De La Torre, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 38
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Dr. Javier De La Torre, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in El Paso, TX and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Central University Of The Caribbean / School Of Medicine in 2005 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1400 Common Dr

El Paso, TX 79936

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Texas Workers' Compensation
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Visual Field Defects
very high
more than 96% of peers
Ectropion of Eyelid
very high
more than 91% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 88% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. De La Torre "Providing first rate eye care with compassion for those in need."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertensive Retinopathy
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Iritis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Capsule Clouding
  • Posterior Vitreous Detachment
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Diseases
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Fluorscein Angiography
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Tear Drainage Surgery
  • Trabeculectomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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.

Education

  • Central University Of The Caribbean / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Brooke Army Med Ctr-Wilford Hall Afb
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. De La Torre has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. De La Torre's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. De La Torre to family and friends
4.5
based on 8 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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    (7)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. De La Torre'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 El Paso, TX
I had Lasik performed on both eyes with Dr. de la Torre. I was initially hesitant to have an elective surgery concerning my eyes but Dr. de la Torre and his staff do a comprehensive exam and evaluation to ensure you are a good candidate for the procedure and answer any questions you have. He...more
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in El Paso, TX
I can see better than My husband: Very nervous at first about this procedure quickly went away after meeting Dr. Javier De La Torre. M.D. and the professional staff at southwest eye institute. Dr. Javier De La Torre and all his assistants answers all questions, showed videos, and provided other...more
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in El Paso, TX
Priceless experience from day one until now. I met Dr de la Torre after my mom had cataract surgery with Dr Ellman by the way he is a awesome Dr too. I asked Dr. de la Torre if I could qualify for Lasik. My main goal was to be able to see close and far with out glasses. He proposed doing my vision ...more
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