Dr. Mario Contaldi, OD

Dr. Mario Contaldi, OD

Optometry  ·  

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Dr. Mario Contaldi, OD is an optometrist in North Richland Hills, TX and has been practicing for 34 years. He specializes in optometry, cornea & external diseases, and more.Read his story

Southwest Vision Center

7728 Mid Cities Blvd

North Richland Hills, TX 76180
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Contaldi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Contaldi "Dr. Mario Contaldi, founder and president of Southwest Vision Center, has been caring for the eyes of North Texas for 30 years. He is originally from Stratford, Connecticut, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree from Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT. In 1984, he received his Doctorate in Optometry from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. In 1987, Dr. Contaldi acquired Optical Outlets, and in July of 1998 completed construction of Southwest Vision Center, a state-of-the art facility in North Richland Hills. To date, it is one of the most technologically advanced eyecare facilities in North Texas. Dr. Contaldi is certified as a Therapeutic Optometrist and Glaucoma Specialist and, in 2011, was among the first doctors in Texas to become a Diplomate for the American Board of Optometry. He is a Director on the Board of Directors of the Texas Optometric Association where he serves as chair of the membership committee and he is also a member of the American Optometric Association. Dr. Contaldi is the current President of the Tarrant County Optometric Society. As a member of the Colleyville Lions Club, Dr. Contaldi takes pleasure in volunteering his time by providing eyecare for all his club functions as well as other various charitable organizations."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Contaldi "Our team of professionals, at Southwest Vision Center, have a deep commitment in caring for all of our patients. Our goal is to keep you seeing for the rest of your life."

3  Specialties

  • Optometry
  • Cornea & Contact Management
  • Cornea & External Diseases

1  Board Certifications

  • Optometry
    Accredited by: American Board of Optometry

82  Conditions Treated

  • Accidental Eye Injuries
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Astigmatism
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • Binocular Vision Disorder
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blurred Vision
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chemical Burn - Eyes
  • Chronic Eye Diseases
  • Color Blindness
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Conjunctival Disorders
  • Convergence Insufficiency
  • Corneal Flash Burns
  • Corneal Scar
  • Diabetes-Like Blepharitis
  • Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
  • Dilatation
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eye Muscle Disorders
  • Eye Paresis
  • Eye Strain
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Eczema
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hazy Vision
  • Hypertensive Retinopathy
  • Hypotropia
  • Iritis
  • Macular Amyloidosis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Dystrophy
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Meibomitis
  • Monofixation Syndrome
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • North Carolina Macular Dystrophy
  • Ocular Convergence Spasm
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ophthalmoplegia
  • Optic Nerve Disorder
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Pediatric Strabismus
  • Poor Color Vision
  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Pterygium
  • Reading Disorders
  • Refractive Error
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retinal Scarring
  • Retinopathy
  • Severe Myopia
  • Strabismus-Like Double Vision
  • Stye
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Aura
  • Visual Dysfunction
  • Visual Field Loss
  • Watering Eyes


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27  Procedures

  • Allergy Drops
  • Allergy Treatment
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Patch
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eyeglasses
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • Lash Enhancer
  • Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Pre-Operative Care
  • Prism Lenses
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Strabismus Examination
  • Vision Screening
  • Visual Evoked Potential (VEP)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Southern College of Optometry
    Medical School | Graduated 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Contaldi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Contaldi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Contaldi to family and friends
23 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Contaldi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Contaldi spent ample time with me on my first visit to an eye doctor in a very long time! He answered all of my questions and was very kind and patient.
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Dr. Mario and Dr. Patel are Excellent, The amount of Detail and Customer Service Level never ceases to amaze me! I love recommending Southwest Vision Center to my Associates, Family and Friends!
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He always takes good care of me and treats me like a friend and not just a patient. I am confident that he will give me the best treatment for my eyes. He is very personable and smiles a lot!
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Dr. C rocks. Always personable and makes you feel very comfortable. You never feel like he is rushing you through to get to the next patient. Plus, he is tops in his field. John Quinn
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Staff and Dr. Contaldi is very courteous and professional. My family has been going there and they have been very helpful
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