Dr. Kim Maale, MD

Dr. Kim Maale, MD

Ophthalmology | Female | 56 years old

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Dr. Maale specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Plano, TX. She practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Maale's Reviews

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4.6
based on 37 total surveys (6 with reviews)
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Mckinney, TX |
I have had a recurring problem due to scarring on my eyelids 30 years ago. Dr. Maale worked with me to come up with a solution and my eyes feel and look 100% better. I would highly recommend her.
in Wylie, TX |
Surgery Droopy Eyelids - Excellent Doctor and office personnel & nurses at surgery / recovery were all amongst the best.
in Carrollton, TX |
I have recommended this doctor already, and my release from care is still a couple of weeks away. I was referred by my optometrist. A close friend (and patient) said emphatically: "You MUST go to Dr. Maale!". After my consult, I realized I was "an accident about to happen" (obstructed vision). Dr. Maale scheduled me almost immediately. I have never known better care, or deeper caring, from an M.D. I am 71. One word to describe her? Meticulous.
in Argyle, TX |
Dr Maale is a brilliant surgeon with gifted hands and compassionate spirit. Her staff are warm, caring and very professional. My surgery went exactly as they explained. I had no pain and quick recovery. Best decision I've made in quite some time.
in Dallas, TX |
DR Maale has a wonderful beside manner. She makes you feel very comfortable, gets to know you a bit & then we get down to business. She explains all the pre-op testing needed for any surgeries she'll be doing, the pain expectation & how to treat it. She's open to all questions you may have & her office makes all the arrangements for you. She also gives you a scrip for pain killers to make you comfortable for the next few days & gives you all the info you need for your home care.
in Dallas, TX |
This office is very good at up selling cosmetic surgery. They will tell you your insurance will not cover a certain procedure then try to sell it to you cosmetically at a cost of $8000.00. It costs you to get an evaluation and then nothing is ever covered by insurance according to their expertise. The Doctor is very smooth in her technique of allowing her staff to start the sale then she comes in as closer. Be prepared to wait on her: 90 min average. She is never on time.
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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)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    TX TECH UNIV HLTH SCI CTR SCH OF MED

    Graduated in 1986

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion