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Dr. Richard Ellison, MD

Ophthalmology* Age 65
Dr. Richard Ellison, MD
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Dr. Richard Ellison, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Akron, OH.
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Dr. Richard Ellison, MD

Ophthalmology* Age 65
Akron, OH
Accepting new patients
40 years of experience
Dr. Richard Ellison, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Akron, OH.

About

Dr. Richard Ellison, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Akron, OH and has 40 years experience. They graduated from Case Western Reserve University. They currently practice at Practice and are affiliated with Cleveland Clinic and Medina Hospital. Dr. Ellison has experience treating conditions like Accommodation Disorders, Cataract and Senile Cataracts among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Ellison received an average rating of 4.8/5 from patients and has been reviewed 4 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Ellison also speaks German. Dr. Ellison is board certified in Ophthalmology and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Accommodation Disorders
Cataract
Senile Cataracts
Accommodation Disorders
Cataract
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Senile Cataracts
Diabetic Cataracts
Iridocyclitis
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blepharitis
Chalazion
Chorioretinal Scars
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Corneal Diseases
Diabetic Retinopathy
Diplopia
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Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Drusen
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Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Dry Eyes
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Ectropion of Eyelid
Esotropia
Exotropia
Eye Cancer
Eye Infections
Eye Pain
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Eyelid Disorders
Floaters
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Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Glaucoma
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Headache
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Herpetic Keratitis
Hordeolum
Keratitis
Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Lazy Eye
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Macular Hole
Migraine
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Nearsightedness
Nystagmus
Ocular Hypertension
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Strabismus
Stye
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Tear Duct Disorders
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Cataract Removal Surgery
Eyelid Surgery
Glaucoma Surgery
Acute Endophthalmitis
Anisocoria
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Anterior Scleritis
Astigmatism
Bell's Palsy
Black Eye
Blind Hypertensive Eye
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Blindness
Blocked Tear Duct
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Chorioretinitis
Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
Chronic Conjunctivitis
Chronic Endophthalmitis
Congenital Nystagmus
Conjunctiva Cyst
Conjunctiva Degeneration Deposit
Contusion of the Eyeball
Convergence Insufficiency
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Corneal Erosion
Corneal Ulcer
Dacryoadenitis
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Dislocation of Lens
Disorder of Choroid
Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
Endophthalmitis
Entropion
Exophoria
Eyelid Spasm
Farsightedness
Foreign Body in Eye
Foveal and Macular Hypoplasia
Heterophoria
Hypertensive Retinopathy
Hypertropia
Hyphema
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Hypotropia
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Iris Ciliary Degeneration
Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Juvenile Macular Degeneration
Keratoconus
Lagophthalmos
Macular or Retinal Edema
Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
Mechanical Strabismus
Miosis
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Mydriasis
Optic Neuritis
Paralytic Strabismus
Pars Planitis
Periorbital Cellulitis
Photokeratitis
Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
Pinguecula
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Presbyopia
Progressive High Myopia
Pterygium
Purulent Endophthalmitis
Retinal Cysts
Retinal Hemangioma
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinal Neovascularization
Retinal Telangiectasia
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Retinoschisis
Serous Detachment Retina
Shingles
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Solar Retinopathy
Squamous Blepharitis
Staphyloma Posticum
Trichiasis
Ulcerative Blepharitis
Vertical Heterophoria
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
B-Scan Ultrasound
Contact Lens Fitting Services
Contact Lens Treatment
Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
Excision of Chalazion
Eye Test
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Farnsworth Lantern Test
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Ocular Prosthetics
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Tear Duct Surgery
Ultrasound, Eye
Vision Screening

Insurance Accepted

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  • AWH Cleveland Clinic - Health Network Only
    Choice Plus POS II
    Elect Choice (Open Access) EPO
    Health Network Option Open Access
    Managed Choice (Open Access) POS
    Open Choice PPO
  • Blue Preferred-OH POS
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Blue Card High Performance Network HPN
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Blue High Performance Network
  • Choice Care Network PPO
    Choice Care PPO
    Choice POS
  • SuperMed HMO
    SuperMed PPO Plus
  • The Health Plan of the Upper Ohio Valley PPO

Locations

  1. 1 Summit Ophthalmology Inc.
    1 Park West Blvd Ste 150, Akron, OH 44320
  2. 2 Parkwest Surgical Center LLC
    1 Park West Blvd Ste 260, Akron, OH 44320
  3. 3 Office
    1587 Boettler Rd, Uniontown, OH 44685

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Sep 23, 2018
Dr. Ellison performed cataract surgery for my mother. He was kind, compassionate, and willing to answer questions. The entire staff at the facility where the procedure was done could not have been better.
— Sep 23, 2018
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Languages Spoken
German
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Specialties*
Ophthalmology
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • Case Western Reserve University
    1984
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Ophthalmology
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Richard Ellison, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Ellison's profile.

Dr. Ellison frequently treats the following conditions: Accommodation Disorders, Cataract and Senile Cataracts. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. Richard Ellison, MD is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic and Medina Hospital.

Yes, Dr. Richard Ellison, MD holds board certification in Ophthalmology.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Cleveland Clinic

    9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH

  • Medina Hospital

    1000 E Washington St, Medina, OH