Dr. Michele Riggins, MD

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Dr. Michele Riggins, MD
Michele M. Riggins, MD is a board-certified ophthalmologist making Kansas her home after completing a Neuro-Ophthalmology fellowship at the Dean A. McGee Eye Institute in Oklahoma City, OK. She specializes in Neuro-Ophthalmology, Adult Strabismus and Blepharospasm. Her clinical interests include Diplopia, Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension, Thyroid Eye Disease, Ocular Myasthenia Gravis, Optic Neuritis, Benign Essential Blepharospasm and Hemifacial Spasm.

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Dr. Riggins' Care Philosophy

"My passion for ophthalmology is evident in my compassion and desire to help diagnose and treat difficult neuro-ophthalmologic conditions, while serving as a team player in the overall care of my patients."

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Dr. Riggins' Performance
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    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
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    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
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Dr. Riggins says...

Michele M. Riggins, MD is a board-certified ophthalmologist making Kansas her home after completing a Neuro-Ophthalmology fellowship at the Dean A. McGee Eye Institute in Oklahoma City, OK. She specializes in Neuro-Ophthalmology, Adult Strabismus and Blepharospasm.

Her clinical interests include Diplopia, Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension, Thyroid Eye Disease, Ocular Myasthenia Gravis, Optic Neuritis, Benign Essential Blepharospasm and Hemifacial Spasm.

Dr. Riggins' Care Philosophy

"My passion for ophthalmology is evident in my compassion and desire to help diagnose and treat difficult neuro-ophthalmologic conditions, while serving as a team player in the overall care of my patients."

Dr. Riggins says...

Dr. Riggins completed a Neuro-Ophthalmology fellowship at the Dean A. McGee Eye Institute in Oklahoma City, OK. She specializes in Neuro-Ophthalmology, Adult Strabismus and Blepharospasm.

Her clinical interests include Diplopia, Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension, Thyroid Eye Disease, Ocular Myasthenia Gravis, Optic Neuritis, Benign Essential Blepharospasm and Hemifacial Spasm.

Dr. Riggins attended Texas A&M University on a swimming scholarship, and went on to attend medical school at Texas A&M Health Science Center. At the conclusion of her Internal Medicine internship and Ophthalmology residency at Scott and White Hospital in Temple, TX, she went on to complete a fellowship in Neuro-Ophthalmology. Dr. Riggins earned several academic and athletic awards and scholarships.

Dr. Riggins says...

Dr. Riggins has received specialized training to treat problems of the eyes, bran, optic nerves and muscles.  While neuro-ophthalmology is mostly non-procedural, neuro-ophthalmologists may be trained to perform surgery for certain issues.  Dr. Riggins is trained to perform eye muscle surgery for adult strabismus and Botulinum injections (BOTOX) for blepharospasm and hemifacial spasms.

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Thank you for sharing your feedback about my services, as your experience helps other potential patients.  If you have a concern, please feel free to contact me or my team.

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  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  Malpractice claims in Kansas not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Presbyopia
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

Education

  • Medical School
    TX A & M UNIV SYS HSC COLL OF MED

    Graduated in 2007

  • Internship Hospital
    Scott and White Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
    Scott and White Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Dean A McGee Eye Inst-U Okla
  • Undergraduate School
    Texas A&M University

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation