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Dr. Dora Cantu, MD

Ophthalmology*
3.5 (13)
Map Pin Small Houston, TX
Accepting new patients
35 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Dora Cantu, MD

Dr. Dora Cantu, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Houston, TX. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 35 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from University of Texas Health San Antonio School of Dentistry and is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Cantu an average 3.5 star rating.

Dr. Cantu works at Ascension Medical Group Wisconsin - Greenfield in Houston, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Nearsightedness, Retinal Ischemia and Allergic Conjunctivitis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna 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. Cantu's Office Locations

  1. 1
    R C Optical
    1740 W 27th St Ste 180, Houston, TX 77008 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (713) 864-8652
  2. 2
    Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital
    1635 North Loop W, Houston, TX 77008 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (713) 867-2000

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  • Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital

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Nearsightedness
Retinal Ischemia
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Eye Infections
Eyelid Spasm
Accommodation Disorders
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Cataract
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Chronic Conjunctivitis
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Corneal Diseases
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Diabetic Retinopathy
Drusen
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Dry Eyes
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Eye Cancer
Eye Pain
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Eyelid Disorders
Farsightedness
Floaters
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Foveal and Macular Hypoplasia
Glaucoma
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Hordeolum
Hypertropia
Hypotropia
Keratitis
Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Lazy Eye
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Presbyopia
Progressive High Myopia
Pterygium
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Senile Cataracts
Strabismus
Tear Duct Disorders
Visual Field Defects
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Cataract Removal Surgery
Glaucoma Surgery
Iridectomy
Iridotomy
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anisocoria
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Astigmatism
Bell's Palsy
Black Eye
Blepharitis
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Blindness
Blocked Tear Duct
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Chalazion
Chorioretinal Scars
Conjunctiva Cyst
Conjunctiva Degeneration Deposit
Contusion of the Eyeball
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Corneal Erosion
Corneal Ulcer
Diabetic Cataracts
Diplopia
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Disorder of Choroid
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Ectropion of Eyelid
Entropion
Esophoria
Esotropia
Exophoria
Exotropia
Foreign Body in Eye
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Headache
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Heterophoria
Hypertensive Retinopathy
Hyphema
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Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Iridocyclitis
Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Keratoconus
Macular or Retinal Edema
Migraine
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Night Blindness
Nystagmus
Ocular Hypertension
Ophthalmoplegic Migraine
Optic Neuritis
Paralytic Strabismus
Pars Planitis
Pinguecula
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Neovascularization
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Stye
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Trichiasis
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
B-Scan Ultrasound
Excision of Chalazion
Eye Test
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Eyelid Surgery
Farnsworth Lantern Test
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Pterygium Surgery
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Ultrasound
Vision Screening
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    About Dr. Dora Cantu, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 35 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1194725366
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • University of Texas Health San Antonio School of Dentistry
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
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    Dr. Dora Cantu, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Cantu is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Cantu works at Ascension Medical Group Wisconsin - Greenfield in Houston, TX. View the full address on Dr. Cantu’s profile.

    Dr. Cantu has seen patients for Nearsightedness, Retinal Ischemia and Allergic Conjunctivitis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Cantu on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    13 patients have reviewed Dr. Cantu. The overall rating for this provider is 3.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Cantu.

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