Dr. Trent Richards, MD

Dr. Trent Richards, MD

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Dr. Trent Richards, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Layton, UT and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from Ohio State University / College Of Medicine in 2011 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2121 N 1700 W

Layton, UT 84041

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
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Sjögren's Syndrome
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more than 94% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
more than 88% of peers
more than 66% of peers

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  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated


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  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Intravitreal Injection
  • Laser Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Strabismus Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Utah
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2007
  • Ohio State University / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2011
  • University Of Ut Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Moran Eye Center, University Of Utah
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Richards has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Richards' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richards to family and friends
based on 13 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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Dr. Richards' Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

in Kaysville, UT
After going to three other ophthalmologists over the past seven years trying to get help for my chronic eye condition, I finally found a doctor who was interested in spending time with me to listen and respond. I am so appreciative to received some help that has brought major improvement to my eye...more
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in Garden Grove, CA
Dr. Richards was wonderful! I was nervous about lasick but had a great experience under his care. Very professional and attentive! Thrilled with his work!
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in Ogden, UT
“Dr. Richards was hands-down the best choice we could have made for my mom's surgery. Throughout the process he was there to answer questions. Her recovery was quick, painless, and easy, and I believe that that was in large part due to the mindful care of Dr. Richards. After seeing the care given...more
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in Salt Lake City, Utah
Dr. Richards performed the most comprehensive eye examination I have ever had. I know that cataract surgery is his specialty, but I felt that he addressed my concerns about glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy with care and expertise. I would recommend him highly!
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in Layton, UT
Excellent service with a sincere interest in patient satisfaction. All questions were answered in plain English and left no apprehensions regarding the procedure. The procedure itself was completed as planned with immediate results. On a scale from 1 to 10, I would rate the overall experience as an...more
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