Dr. Theodore Wu

Ophthalmology
Richmond, VA
22 years experience male

Locations

Office

Richmond, VA

Address

400 Westhampton Station, Richmond, VA
Directions

Practice website

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Blue cross blue shield

Cigna

Humana

Medicaid

United healthcare

About

Bio

Dr. Theodore Wu is a general ophthalmologist located in Richmond, Virginia. He is part of the Virginia Eye Institute. Dr. Wu specializes in cataract surgery, LASIK surgery, and glaucoma care. He is a member of Eyecare America, a program designed to provide free medical care to patients without health insurance.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Ophthalmology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

693 Answers
163 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Wu
22 years experience Ophthalmology
Herpes: Yes....Herpes virus can grow around and on the eye. Herpes infections of the cornea may result in corneal scarring and severe vision loss. Corneal i ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Wu
22 years experience Ophthalmology
Dry eye: Tears naturale (artificial tears) is safe for the eyes. They can be used every 1 to 2 hours for dry eye, if needed. Remember to take frequent breaks ... Read More
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2 thanks
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Wu
22 years experience Ophthalmology
Eye pain: This sounds worrisome...I would take her to see a pediatric ophthalmologist soon....

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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Aug 29, 2013
Terrific, timely answers. Well stated and very easy for the patient to understand.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Wu is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wu is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! This is a wonderful service as we have few doctors in my area and my doctor just doesn't listen to me. He spends less than 5 minutes with me and doesn't take me seriousl...Read More
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you so much! You made me feel a lot better phew thanks a lot for your time and for what you do
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Thanks! I did not lose the eye, I wear a scleral shell over the left eye. Seen opthamologists at duke, johns hopkins and emory.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Virginia School of Medicine, VA
Graduated 1999MD

Awards

Richmond Top Doc 2011
Patient Choice Award 2011
Patient Choice Award 2010

Affiliations

Virginia Eye Institute
American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
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