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Compassionate Care For Patients of All Ages

There is nothing quite so gratifying as the look on a patient’s face when they see the world clearly and experience the excitement of rediscovery for the first time after an eye surgery procedure. That and his long-term relationships with his patients are what ophthalmologist and eye surgeon Dr. Ralph Hester values most in his work as an ophthalmology specialist.

As part of the Dean McGee Eye Institute (DMEI) cataract specialist, Dr. Hester is dedicated to providing the highest quality patient care. DMEI is one of the largest ophthalmology institutes in the United States and one of only a handful of institutions in the Southwest and Midwest offering the complete spectrum of subspecialty eye care. They have the training and technology to treat everything from tumors to macular degeneration.

Patients truly appreciate his dedication to helping them restore and preserve their vision. They value his empathy and compassion as a human being and his precision as an eye surgeon and cataract specialist. They like the fact that he makes them feel important and valued as partners in their own eye health.

About Ophthalmologist and Eye Surgeon Dr. Hester

dr hester-newRalph B. Hester III, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Board-Certified: American Board of Ophthalmology

MD: University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK

Residency: Dean McGee Eye Institute, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK

Clinical focus

Cataract removal and intraocular lens implant surgery

Special interests

Cataract surgery and lens implant surgery, including use of advanced intraocular lens technology, Restor multifocal lens implant and astigmatism correcting lenses, and the femtosecond laser for cataract extraction and reduction of astigmatism. Eye surgeon Dr. Hester also offers cataract eye surgery for patients with prior retinal and glaucoma surgeries, or after refractive surgeries such as RK, PRK, or LASIK.

Discover eyecare you can trust from a compassionate eye surgeon. Call ophthalmologist and cataract specialist Ralph Hester, MD, Ophthalmology at 405.271.9500. For your convenience, use our online Request an Appointment form to reserve your consultation. Our service area includes Edmond, El Reno, Mustang, Norman, OKC, Yukon, Oklahoma City and Bethany.

Patient Reviews

The dedication and expertise of Dr. Hester and all the staff has been wonderful. I am always taken very good care of and have the utmost confidence. I can't begin to express how happy I am.
– Deborah N.

3500 NW 56th St # 101 Oklahoma City,OK 73112