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Dr. Richard Mendoza, MD

Ophthalmology*
4.4 (8)
Map Pin Small Fresno, CA
Accepting new patients
44 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Richard Mendoza, MD

Dr. Richard Mendoza, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Fresno, CA. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 44 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine and is affiliated with Community Regional Medical Center, Fresno Surgical Hospital, Saint Agnes Medical Center and Valley Children's Hospital. Dr. Mendoza, completed a residency at Ucsf Central San Joaquin. Patients rated Dr. Mendoza an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. Mendoza works at California Eye Institute in Fresno, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Diabetic Cataracts and Senile Cataracts 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. Mendoza's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Eye Medical Center
    1122 S St Ste 101, Fresno, CA 93721 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (559) 486-5000
  2. 2
    Eye Medical Center of Fresno
    1360 E Herndon Ave Ste 401, Fresno, CA 93720 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (559) 486-5000

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Community Regional Medical Center
  • Fresno Surgical Hospital
  • Saint Agnes Medical Center
  • Valley Children's Hospital

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Diabetic Cataracts
Senile Cataracts
Cataract
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Accommodation Disorders
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Blepharitis
Chalazion
Contusion of the Eyeball
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Corneal Diseases
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Diabetic Retinopathy
Dry Eyes
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Eye Infections
Eyeball Contusion
Eyelid Disorders
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Glaucoma
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Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Miosis
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Nearsightedness
Ocular Hypertension
Presbyopia
Pterygium
Stye
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Tear Duct Disorders
Glaucoma Surgery
Iridectomy
Iridotomy
Pterygium Surgery
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Astigmatism
Bell's Palsy
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Black Eye
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Blindness
Chorioretinal Scars
Conjunctiva Degeneration Deposit
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Corneal Ulcer
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetic Eye Disease
Diplopia
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Disorder of Choroid
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Drusen
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Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Entropion
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Eye Cancer
Eye Disease
Eye Injuries
Farsightedness
Floaters
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Hordeolum
Hypertropia
Hyphema
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Hypotropia
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Iridocyclitis
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Keratoconus
Lazy Eye
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Macular Hole
Macular or Retinal Edema
Marfan Syndrome
Migraine
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Optic Neuritis
Orbital Cellulitis
Paralytic Strabismus
Pinguecula
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Progressive High Myopia
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Strabismus
Trichiasis
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Anterior Vitrectomy
B-Scan Ultrasound
Contact Lens Treatment
Excision of Chalazion
Eye Procedure
Eye Test
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Eyelid Surgery
Farnsworth Lantern Test
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
Ocular Prosthetics
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Ultrasound
Vision Screening
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Vitreoretinal Surgery
YAG Laser Capsulotomy
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    4.4
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    About Dr. Richard Mendoza, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 44 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1992724991
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Ucsf Central San Joaquin
    Residency
    Internship
    • Valley Medical Center|Valley Med Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Richard Mendoza, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Mendoza is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Mendoza has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Mendoza works at California Eye Institute in Fresno, CA. View the full address on Dr. Mendoza’s profile.

    Dr. Mendoza has seen patients for Diabetic Cataracts and Senile Cataracts, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Mendoza on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    8 patients have reviewed Dr. Mendoza. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Mendoza.

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