Dr. Kenneth Houchin, MD
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Ophthalmology | Male

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Dr. Kenneth Houchin, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Las Vegas, NV. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Dr. Houchin is affiliated with Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital.

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Dr. Houchin's Performance
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  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Complete waste of time and money! After six months of him not saying anything and only typing on his computer each visit, he tells me that my sudden vision problems that stemmed from a medical emergency last year are all in my head! This guy should not have a license to practice medicine!! I hope he never experienced sudden vision obstruction and loss and has to deal with an idiot like himself, someone you put ALL your faith and trust in for help. Please spare yourself; find another doctor.
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Please save yourself or your family member's time and health by not seeing this disgrace of a doctor. My mother spontaneously went blind in one eye and after several hospital visits, her pcp referred her to this clown. Totally unprepared, he had no knowledge as to why she was even there. Three weeks pass to go to her follow up and for him to go over the hospital records. After sitting four, he comes into the room and only then looks at the records. He then stormed out because I asked a ?..
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  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

Education

  • Medical School
    Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    Loma Linda University Medical Center

    Completed in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    Loma Linda University Medical Center

    Completed in 1989

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Univ of Minnesota

    Completed in 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Neurology

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery