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Ophthalmology | Male

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State of the art medical and surgical care for patients in a caring environment. Friendly staff and doctor with personalized service. Doctor and staff also fluent in Spanish. The doctor has over 17 years of experience in eye surgery including lasik, cataract, and other surgeries with thousands of happy patients.

Biography

Dr. Matthew Hecht, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Lawndale, CA. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 24 years. Dr. Hecht is affiliated with Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance.

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    Dr. Hecht's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      VERY GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      GOOD
    • Time well spent
      VERY GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      GOOD
    • Average wait time
      31 to 45 minutes
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    Dr. Hecht's Care Philosophy

    State of the art medical and surgical care for patients in a caring environment. Friendly staff and doctor with personalized service. Doctor and staff also fluent in Spanish. The doctor has over 17 years of experience in eye surgery including lasik, cataract, and other surgeries with thousands of happy patients.

    Dr. Hecht's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  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

    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Alternating Hyperphoria
    • Astigmatism
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Benign Tumor
    • Blepharitis
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Diseases
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Dry Eyes
    • Eye Infections
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Eyelid Spasm
    • Farsightedness
    • Floaters
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Herpetic Keratitis
    • Heterophoria
    • Iridocyclitis
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Pinguecula
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Posterior Scleritis
    • Presbyopia
    • Pterygium
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Solar Retinopathy
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage

    Education

    • Medical School
      University of Minnesota Medical School

      Graduated in 1993

    • Internship Hospital
      Ja Burns School Med University Hawaii

      Completed in 1998

    • Residency Hospital
      University Hi J a Burns School Med
      University Of Ne Med Center

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Procedures Performed

    • Blepharoplasty
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Cornea Surgery
    • Cornea Transplant
    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Eye Examination
    • Eye Procedure
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Glaucoma Treatment
    • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
    • LASIK
    • Laser Surgery
    • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
    • Pterygium Surgery
    • Radial Keratotomy
    • Refractive Surgery
    • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
    • Repair of Eye Laceration
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery
    • YAG Laser Capsulotomy