Dr. William Rand, MD

Dr. William Rand, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
Dr. William Rand, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Pompano Beach, FL and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara / Faculty of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.

5 W Sample Rd

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • Vista Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rand "Having earned a reputation as one of the most advanced eye surgery centers in the world, Rand Eye Institute is dedicated to excellence in ophthalmology. Our tradition as a center of excellence continues by providing all vision correction procedures the best way possible: as a procedure performed by one of the world's most experienced corneal surgeons, utilizing true sterile technique, in a licensed and accredited surgical facility. Our standard of care is unsurpassed by any laser center."

3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

59  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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23  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Coreoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • City College of New York
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1969
  • Autonomous University of Guadalajara / Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Brookdale Hopsital Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Girard Inst Oph
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
    Other Education | Completed 1976
  • Lancaster Course-Colby
    Other Education | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rand has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rand's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rand to family and friends
19 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Rand's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I had cataract surgery with Dr. Rand. The R eye was fine, but when I went for my L eye, I was kept waiting 5 hours. (I should have left, but I was told I was next.) Afterward, my eye was blurry for 3 weeks and then I had double vision. I later discovered that Dr. Rand did not use the lens that we...more
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We would like the opportunity to discuss this issue with you further, but since there is no name or contact information provided, we are unable to do so. Also, HIPPA privacy laws do not permit us to discuss this information in an open forum. Surely the concerns you point out do not reflect the practices of Rand Eye Institute. Please contact us at your earliest convenience so we may further look into the issue for you. Thank you.

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Rushed factory environment. After waiting for hours, the doctor clearly didn't have time to listen to my concerns let alone answer my questions. I will be having my cataract surgery elsewhere.
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Just finished cataract surgery at the Rand Eye Center. WOW BEYOND FANTASTIC! When it comes to your eyes you want the very best Doctors, knowledgable, caring nursing staff, professional welcoming staff. All working together to make your visit a happy occasion with positive results. You see smiles,...more
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Dear Ms. Conlon, thank you for your kind comments about Rand Eye Institute. We our proud of our reputation for excellence in ophthalmology and the finest in vision care. We are so happy that you LOVE your new vision, and we look forward to SEEING you in two weeks.

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There is a long wait the ast time I went. But the detail of tbe examinations, advanced equipment & techniques and great knowledge of Dr Rand are worth it.
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Thank you Samabtha for your kind review. Having earned a reputation as one of the most advanced eye surgery centers in the world, Rand Eye Institute is dedicated to excellence in ophthalmology and exceptional care. We thank you for your visit.

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I had my LASIK surgery done at Rand Eye Institute and my experience was remarkable. Initially I was nervous because I didn't know what to expect prior to the surgery, but the staff made me feel at ease with their comfort, knowledge and honesty throughout the whole process. Dr. Rand and his team...more
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Dear Laura, Thank you for your kind comments about your experience at Rand Eye Institute. We take pride in making all of our patients feel at ease and we always do our best to make sure everyone we see benefits from our personalized approach to vision correction. It is wonderful to be free of glasses and contact lenses.

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