Dr. Richard B. Briggs, MD

Dr. Richard B. Briggs, MD

Ophthalmology | Male | 64 years old

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

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Dr. Briggs' 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

  • 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

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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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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

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