Dr. Richard B. Briggs, MD

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Dr. Richard B. Briggs, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Briggs Eye Clinic 6801 Manchaca Rd, Austin, TX 78745 Get Directions
(512) 444-2015

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Dr. Briggs specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Austin, TX. He practices at 1 location.

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Glaucoma
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
  • Orbital Surgery
  • Uveitis

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Movement Disorders
  • Eye Paresis
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Eczema
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Inflammation
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Heterophoria
  • Hyphema
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Ocular Herpes (Herpes of the Eye)
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pterygium
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Orbital Floor Fracture Repair
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    Lubbock Genl Hospital Tex Tech

    Completed in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    Lubbock Genl Hospital Tex Tech

    Completed in 1988

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Texas

    Graduated in 1978

    University Of Texas / Austin Campus

    Graduated in 1976

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • 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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Dr. Briggs' Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
Under 10 minutes

Experience with Dr. Briggs

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients