Dr. Richard J. Piccione, MD

Dr. Richard J. Piccione, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology | Male | 50 years old

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I was born and raised in Lafayette, LA and am proud to serve the families of southern Louisiana. As a Pediatric Ophthalmologist, I primarily care for children's eye needs from glasses/contacts to surgery. I am also trained in adult strabismus (crossed eyes, double vision). At Lafayette Family Eye Care, we strive to stay at the forefront of all medical and technological advances. Most importantly, we provide our patients with the highest quality eye care in a warm, friendly environment.Read more

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    Dr. Piccione's Care Philosophy

    I was born and raised in Lafayette, LA and am proud to serve the families of southern Louisiana. As a Pediatric Ophthalmologist, I primarily care for children's eye needs from glasses/contacts to surgery. I am also trained in adult strabismus (crossed eyes, double vision). At Lafayette Family Eye Care, we strive to stay at the forefront of all medical and technological advances. Most importantly, we provide our patients with the highest quality eye care in a warm, friendly environment.

    Dr. Piccione's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
    •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
    •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Ophthalmology

    Conditions Treated

    • Adult Strabismus
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Allergic Conjunctivitis
    • Aphakia
    • Astigmatism
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Cataract
    • Cataract Surgery Complications
    • Corneal Abrasion
    • Corneal Diseases
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Diabetic Eye Disease
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Dry Eyes
    • Esotropia
    • Exotropia
    • Eye Disease
    • Eye Muscle Disorders
    • Eye Palsy
    • Eye Paresis
    • Eye Trauma
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Eyelid Growth
    • Eyelid Inflammation
    • Eyelid Lesions
    • Farsightedness
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Hemangioma
    • Hypertropia
    • Keratoconus
    • Lazy Eye
    • Nearsightedness
    • Nystagmus
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Paralytic Strabismus
    • Pediatric Strabismus
    • Pterygium
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinoblastoma
    • Still's Disease
    • Strabismus
    • Strabismus-Like Double Vision
    • Stye
    • Thyroid Disease

    Education

    • Medical School
      La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans

      Graduated in 1992

    • Internship Hospital
      Earl K. Long Medical Center

      Completed in 1993

    • Residency Hospital
      University Of Kentucky Medical Center

      Completed in 1996

    • Fellowship Hospital
      University Of Michigan Medical Center

      Completed in 1997

    • Undergraduate School
      Lsu

      Graduated in 1988

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Pediatric Ophthalmology
    • Ophthalmology

    Procedures Performed

    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Contact Lens Exams
    • Cornea Surgery
    • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
    • Eye Examination
    • Eye Procedure
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyeglasses
    • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
    • Glaucoma Treatment
    • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
    • Muscle Problem Surgery
    • Nasal Lacrimal Duct Surgery
    • Prism Lenses
    • Soft Contact Lenses
    • Strabismus Surgery
    • Tear Duct Surgery

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