Dr. Matthew Hecht, MD

Dr. Matthew Hecht, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Matthew Hecht, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Lawndale, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 1993 and specializes in ophthalmology.

4161 Redondo Beach Blvd Ste 300

Lawndale, CA 90260

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hecht performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
very high
more than 97% of peers
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
very high
more than 97% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Hecht's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hecht "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."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

44  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Solar Retinopathy
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
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26  Procedures

  • 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
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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 Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Ja Burns School Med University Hawaii
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Hi J a Burns School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Ne Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hecht has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hecht's Reviews

2.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hecht to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Hecht's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I was seen by Matthew Hecht twice regarding my need for cataract surgery. There is something not right in that office. The office personnel are not personable at all. It seems like they are all being watched carefully during all interactions. There are no doors on any of the rooms and there are...more
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