Dr. Lawrence August, MD

Dr. Lawrence August, MD

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Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
69 y/o
(4)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Lawrence August, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Redondo Beach, CA. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 45 years.

520 N Prospect Ave Ste 206

Redondo Beach, CA 90277
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Presbyopia
very high
more than 86% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 85% of peers
Trichiasis
high
more than 88% of peers

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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
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Procedures

  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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 Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Harbor Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Harbor Genl Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. August has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. August's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. August to family and friends
4.3
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. August's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Redondo Beach, CA |
I was a new patient and they got me in right away. The Dr. Was very caring and informative and at 50 years old gave me new insight and tips for better eye care in the future. I highly recommend
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. August accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
    Choice Care
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus
    Options
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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