Dr. Richard Strecker, MD

Dr. Richard Strecker, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. Richard Strecker, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Cohasset, MA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from BOSTON UNIV SCH OF MED in 1982 and specializes in ophthalmology and cosmetic surgery.

751 Chief Justice Cushing Hwy

Cohasset, MA 02025

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Ocular Hypertension
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 87% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
high
more than 82% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cosmetic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

65  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Photokeratitis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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15  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Harvard University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • BOSTON UNIV SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Tufts Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Wash Hosp Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Strecker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Strecker's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Strecker to family and friends
6 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Strecker's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I used to be a patient there until I got tired of waiting 90 min. past my scheduled time and being told how busy he is. I started going elsewhere but recently scheduled an appointment for my husband. Today was told he would have to be rescheduled 'due to the doctor's schedule'. Yes, husband was...more
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He was a very good docter he knows what he is doing I have cataract in my right eye and he say that I will have to go back to get more work on my right eye I'm so afraid if some things that I don't understand I just hope that he can get better soon with his help I can do that and I just hope that I...more
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I went to Dr. Strecker for an eye exam and eye glass purchase. This was my first experience with him and his office. Everyone at the office was wonderful - helpful and had great patience from the front desk to the optometrist when searching for new eye glasses. Dr. Strecker gave me the most...more
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I saw Dr. Strecker for Botox. I specifically told him that anything more than 15 units to my forehead would cause lid dropping. He assured me through his technique it would not. Needless to say the drooping is significant. When I expressed my concerns about the dropping as well as the lines...more
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