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Dr. Charles Richards, MD

Ophthalmology*
4.9 (60)
Map Pin Small Winston Salem, NC
Accepting new patients

Overview of Dr. Charles Richards, MD

Dr. Charles Richards, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Winston Salem, NC. Dr. Richards, completed a fellowship at University of Virginia. Dr. Richards, completed a residency at Wake Forest University Eye Center. Patients rated Dr. Richards an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Richards works at Practice in Winston Salem, NC with other offices in Greensboro, NC. They frequently treat conditions like Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Disorder of Choroid and Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Richards' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Urology Partners
    180 Kimel Park Dr Ste 110, Winston Salem, NC 27103 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (336) 397-9700
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
  2. 2
    Office
    195 Kimel Park Dr Ste 100, Winston Salem, NC 27103 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (336) 397-9700
  3. 3
    Piedmont Retina Specialists P.A.
    1132 N Church St Ste 103, Greensboro, NC 27401 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (336) 369-7100

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Novant Health Medical Park Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Disorder of Choroid
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Disorder of Choroid
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Chorioretinal Scars
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Diabetic Retinopathy
Drusen
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Eye Cancer
Floaters
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Macular Hole
Macular or Retinal Edema
Progressive High Myopia
Retinal Cysts
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinal Ischemia
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Retinoschisis
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Vitreoretinal Surgery
Hypertensive Retinopathy
Acute Endophthalmitis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Cataract
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Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Corneal Diseases
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Endophthalmitis
Eye Infections
Eyelid Disorders
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Glaucoma
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Iridocyclitis
Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Migraine
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Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Neovascularization
Retinal Telangiectasia
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Senile Cataracts
Staphyloma Posticum
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Acquired Coloboma
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Anterior Scleritis
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Bell's Palsy
Black Eye
Blepharitis
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Blindness
Blocked Tear Duct
Chalazion
Chorioretinitis
Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
Chronic Endophthalmitis
Conjunctiva Degeneration Deposit
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Contusion of the Eyeball
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Diplopia
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Dislocation of Lens
Dry Eyes
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Ectropion of Eyelid
Exotropia
Eye Melanoma
Eye Pain
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Farsightedness
Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
Foreign Body in Eye
Foveal and Macular Hypoplasia
Herpetic Keratitis
Hordeolum
Hyphema
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Hypopyon
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Intraocular Melanoma
Juvenile Macular Degeneration
Keratitis
Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Lazy Eye
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Macular Pucker
Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
Nearsightedness
Non-Magnetic Retained Intraocular Foreign Body
Nystagmus
Ocular Hypertension
Ophthalmoplegic Migraine
Optic Neuritis
Paralytic Strabismus
Pars Planitis
Pinguecula
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Posterior Scleritis
Pterygium
Purulent Endophthalmitis
Retinal Detachment
Retinal Vasculitis
Retinoblastoma
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Serous Detachment Retina
Strabismus
Stye
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Sympathetic Uveitis
Tear Duct Disorders
Traditional Retinal Tears
Trichiasis
Tumor
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Visual Field Defects
B-Scan Ultrasound
Cataract Removal Surgery
Cornea Surgery
Eye Test
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Eyelid Surgery
Farnsworth Lantern Test
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Retinal Laser Surgery
Ultrasound
Vision Screening
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    4.9
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    Based on 60 ratings
    Patient Ratings (60)
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    4 Star
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    3 Star
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    About Dr. Charles Richards, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1952315962
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Virginia
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Wake Forest University Eye Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • UNC Hospitals
    Internship
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
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    Dr. Charles Richards, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Richards is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Richards has seen patients for Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Disorder of Choroid and Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Richards on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    60 patients have reviewed Dr. Richards. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Richards.

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