Dr. Louis Scallon, MD

Dr. Louis Scallon, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. Louis Scallon, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Ames, IA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1984 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2020 Philadelphia St

Ames, IA 50010

Contact Information

(515) 232-2450

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • MultiPlan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Senile Cataracts
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cataract
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

99  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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4  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • St Lukes Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Med College Of Wisconsin
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Scallon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Scallon's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Scallon to family and friends
14 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Scallon'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 (7)

I recently had second eye cataract surgery and Toric lens placement with Dr. Scallon (the first cataract with intraocular lens placement elsewhere). The procedure was flawless and my vision is perfect other than presbyopia consistent with my advanced age. Dr. Scallon is personable and caring, as...more
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Dr Scallon removed my cataracts with success from each eye. Friendly and well educated.
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Dr. Scallon was the doctor I chose to perform LASIK on my two sons almost 20 years ago, and they have had marvelous, trouble free results. Dr. Scallon performed my cataract surgery 3 years ago, also with great results. I have recommended him to both family members and friends.
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Louis J. Scallon, M.D., at the Wolfe Eye Clinic in Ames, Iowa, performed cataract surgery on both of my eyes. The Wolfe Eye Clinic was very professional, and the team that assisted Doctor Scallon with my eye examinations and measurements was excellent. Doctor Scallon was highly recommended by...more
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Great experience. Very good at easing my fears.
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