Richard C. Allen, MD, PhD, FACS
- Texas Medical Center
- West Campus
Baylor College of Medicine
|Baylor College of Medicine||medical school||Doctor of Medicine||1995|
|University of New Mexico||internship||Internal Medicine||1996|
|University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics||residency||Ophthalmology||2000|
|University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics||fellowship||Oculoplastics||2006|
As a parent, I understand how difficult it can be to take your child to the doctor. My goal is to provide you with the best information possible so that we can plan together what the most appropriate treatment is for your child.
Diseases of the eyelids: ptosis, tumors, epiblepharon
Trauma to the orbit and eyelids
Diseases of the lacrimal system: tearing, tear duct obstruction
Diseases of the orbit: benign and malignant tumors, infections, dermoid cysts
Genetic diseases of the eyelids, lacrimal system, and orbit
|American Academy of Ophthalmology||Liaisons Committee, 2010 - present (Chair: 2018-2022); Practicing Ophthalmologists’ Curriculum Panel (POCP) – Oculoplastics/Orbit Panel – Member Subcommittee, 2017 - present; ONE – Oculoplastics – Member Subcommittee, 2017 - present|
|American College of Surgeons||Member|
|American Eye Study Club||Member|
|American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery||Thesis Committee, 2010 - 2013 (Chair - 2013); Journal Committee, 2011 - 2016; Multicenter Collaborative Research Committee, 2012 - Present; Education Committee, 2013 - Present; Program Chair, 2015 - 2018; Oculofacial Plastic Surgery Education Center|
|European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery||Member|
|North American Skull Base Society||Member|
|North American Society of Academic Orbital Surgeons||Member|
Lenci LT, Shams P, Shriver EM, Allen RC (2017). Dermoid cysts: Clinical predictors of complex lesions and surgical complications. Journal of American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Feb; 21(1):44-47.
Wiktorin ACH; Dafgard Kopp EME; Tani E; Soderen B; Allen RC (2016). Fine-needle aspiration biopsy in orbital lesions: A retrospective study of 225 cases. American Journal of Ophthalmology Jun;166:37-42.
Allen RC (2015). Proliferation and arrest: the genetics of orbital disorders. Current Opinion in Ophthalmology Jul;26(5);382-91.
Allen RC (2014). Hereditary disorders affecting the lacrimal system. Current Opinion in Ophthalmology Sep;25(5):424-431.
Allen RC (2013). Genetic diseases affecting the eyelids: what should a clinician know? Current Opinion in Ophthalmology Sep;24(5):463-77.
Basic Ophthalmology: Essentials for Medical Students, 10th edition. Eds. Allen RC, Harper RA. San Francisco, American Academy of Ophthalmology (2016).
Levine’s Manual of Oculoplastic Surgery, 5th Edition. Eds. Allen RC, Levine MR. Springer, in press.