Dr. Michael Hochman, MD

Dr. Michael Hochman, MD

Ophthalmology | Male | 47 years old

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Dr. Hochman specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Laredo, TX. He practices at 1 location.

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in Laredo, TX |
Excellent doctor, courteous, knowledgeable, professional.
in Laredo, TX |
Absolutely THE WORST experience I've ever had with a doctor in my entire life! My appointment was set at 8:10am. I didn't get out of the office until 12:30pm. After shelling out $100+ for my eye examination, I was herded to Dr. Hochman's owned Clear Vision Express where I was told I "MUST" fill my Rx. The doctor's ofc REFUSES to give me my prescription to have filled anywhere of my choice unless I pay them an extra $29. In other words, I can't get my prescription unless I pay them RANSOM.
in Laredo.Tx |
Our experience at this clinic has been 80% negative. The Dr himself has 0 courtesy skills. He doesn't even acknowledge a hello. The office staff is rude and treats patients as if always annoyed. The surgical staff has always been courteous. My father being 90 has had a medical experience that an ambulance was called to the office. I have wanted to be with my father to monitor his condition but the staff refuses to allow me to go into the back. Again this Physician and most staff are the worst.
Laredo, TX |
He has been a wonderful practitioner and kept my eyes in good shape. .
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Dr. Hochman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  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

  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    UNIV OF IL COLL OF MED

    Graduated in 1993

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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