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FAQs / Dr. Richardson, Do You Have Patients from out of State?

QUESTION:

Hello, Do you have patients from out of state?

I am moving to Mesquite, NV. I have had Glaucoma for over 4 years. So far, I am just being watched – none of the eye drops have worked for me. The pressure is 23 in one eye and 24 in the other. I recently read your article that Canaloplasty doesn’t work as well if Cataract surgery is not involved. I am 69 and in good health. I was told that I only have a tiny cataract at this time. Should I schedule an appointment with you or wait until the Doctor says that I need Laser? I am in a real quandary by the drops not working.

Thank you,

D**** via Submit Form


ANSWER:

Dear D****,

I often care for those who live outside of California. Indeed, this is common enough that travel guidance can be found on my website here:

Patient Travel Guide

I’ve copied my nurse, Ana, who is also a great resource. Please feel free to email or call her for questions not already covered in our travel guide.

 

Warm regards,
David Richardson, MD
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology
USC Roski Eye Institute
Keck School of Medicine of USC

San Marino Eye
2020 Huntington Drive
San Marino, CA 91108
626.289.7856

Patient-Focused Websites:
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