Dr. Linda Lin, MD

Dr. Linda Lin, MD

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43 y/o
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Dr. Linda Lin, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Conroe, TX. She is 43 years old and has been practicing for 18 years. Read her story

Avery Eye Clinic

400 S Loop 336 W

Conroe, TX 77304
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana

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Stye
very high
more than 93% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 87% of peers
Pterygium
high
more than 86% of peers

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Dr. Lin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lin "Linda H. Lin, MD is a board-certified ophthalmologist, cataract surgeon, and glaucoma specialist. She grew up along the Texas Gulf Coast. She was raised in Port Lavaca, TX, “Home of the Fighting Sandcrabs.” Her academic achievements included being accepted into the prestigious 7-year Honors Program in Medical Education (combined BA/MD) at Northwestern University right out of high school. Ready to escape the Midwestern winters, she returned to the South to New Orleans to complete her ophthalmology residency at LSU/Ochsner and to experience Mardi Gras firsthand. Developing a particular interest in glaucoma, her fellowship training took her to Dean McGee Eye Institute at the University of Oklahoma where she trained with world-renowned glaucoma expert, Dr. Gregory Skuta. Becoming homesick, she finally made it back to Texas and joined Avery Eye Clinic. She practices general ophthalmology with a glaucoma subspecialty and is a member of the American Glaucoma Society. In her spare time, she enjoys boot camp and spending time with her husband and children. "

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lin "Our mission is to restore, protect, and enhance the eyesight of our patients. We focus on treating various eye diseases and improving total vision quality with state-of-the-art vision correction procedures. All patients are provided the same quality of care as our own family. "
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma
  • Adult Strabismus
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Binocular Vision Disorder
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Blurred Vision
  • Cataract
  • Cataract - Alopecia - Sclerodactyly
  • Cataract - Ataxia - Deafness
  • Cataract - Cardiomyopathy
  • Cataract - Congenital Ichthyosis
  • Cataract - Microcornea Syndrome
  • Cataract Congenital Dominant Non Nuclear
  • Cataract Dental Syndrome
  • Cataract Hutterite Type
  • Chalazion
  • Chemical Burn - Eyes
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Eye Diseases
  • Color Blindness
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Convergence Insufficiency
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetes-Like Blepharitis
  • Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dilatation
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eye Muscle Disorders
  • Eye Strain
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Eczema
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Glaucoma - Sleep Apnea
  • Glaucoma Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Glaucoma in Ciliochorodial Detachment
  • Glaucoma in Epithelial Ingrowth
  • Glaucoma in Intra Ocular Tumours
  • Glaucoma in Iridoschisis.
  • Glaucoma in Phacomatoses
  • Hazy Vision
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Low Vision
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • North Carolina Macular Dystrophy
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Convergence Spasm
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pediatric Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Poor Color Vision
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Reading Disorders
  • Refractive Error
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus-Like Double Vision
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Aura
  • Visual Dysfunction
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Visual Field Loss
  • Watering Eyes
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Antifungal Eye Drops
  • Argon Laser Surgery
  • Argon Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • Argon Laser Treatment
  • Astigmatic Keratotomy
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Canthotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Clear Lens Extraction
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Injection
  • Eye Patch
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eyeglasses
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Plaque Radiation Therapy
  • Prism Lenses
  • Radial Keratotomy
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Strabismus Examination
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)

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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

  • Northwestern University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Northwestern University-Feinberg Sch of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • LSU Health Sciences Center/Ochsner
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Oklahoma University HSC/Dean McGee Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lin to family and friends
4.7
based on 332 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Lin'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 (2)
Houston, TX |
Totally incompetent. Cannot manage her to E or appointments. Changes diagnoses from visit to visit. Horrible!
in Spring, TX |
My daughter was diagnosed with cutaneous lupus and before she could be put on plaquenil, an eye exam by an ophthalmologist was required. I found Dr Lin, who has an office in the Woodlands, where we live. Halfway through the exam, Dr Lin informed me that my daughter would have to come back to finish the exam at her other location in Conroe b/c this office didn't have all the necessary equipment! Now Dr Lin is forcing us to pay another $40 copay for the 2nd office after we had a TWO HOUR WAIT!!!
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Dr. Lin accepts 20 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • NGS CoreSource
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Lin has admitting privileges

Conroe Regional Medical Center
504 Medical Center Blvd
Conroe, TX 77304
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Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital
9250 Pinecroft Dr
Shenandoah, TX 77380
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