Dr. Vivian J. Allen, MD

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Dr. Vivian J. Allen, MD

Ophthalmology | Female

Allen Eye Center 4130 Salisbury Rd Ste 2000, Jacksonville, FL 32216 Get Directions
(904) 296-2857

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Dr. Allen specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Jacksonville, FL. She practices at 1 location.

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4.8 based on 8 responses
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Dr. Allen is a very caring physician. I've had both cataract and laser surgery on both eyes and she was excellent in caring for me.
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Orbital Disorders
  • Orbital Surgery
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Retinal Diseases

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Absent Corneal Reflex
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Polar Cataract 2
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bilateral Cataracts
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Congenital Dominant Non Nuclear
  • Cataract, Anterior Polar, Dominant
  • Cataract, Autosomal Recessive, Congenital 2
  • Cataract, Congenital Nuclear, Autosomal Recessive 1
  • Cataract, Congenital Nuclear, Autosomal Recessive 2
  • Cataract, Congenital, Autosomal Dominant
  • Cataract, Congenital, Cerulean, Type 1
  • Cataract, Congenital, Volkmann Type
  • Cataract, Congenital, With Microcornea or Slight Microphthalmia
  • Cataract, Crystalline Aculeiform or Frosted
  • Cataract, Crystalline Coralliform
  • Cataract, Juvenile, With Microcornea and Glucosuria
  • Cataract, Microphthalmia - Nystagmus
  • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 1
  • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 2
  • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 3
  • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 4
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Florida.

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Florida

    Graduated in 1981

  • Internship Hospital
    Riverside Hospital/University Of Virginia 1982
  • Residency Hospital
    Mt Sinai/Case Western 1985
  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Florida Bachelor Of Science

    Graduated in 1977

  • Other Education
    Basic Science In Ophthalmology Stanford Universitiy 1983

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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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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Dr. Allen's Office & Staff

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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients