Cataract Surgery


Cataract Surgery should be considered when cataracts cause enough loss of vision to interfere with your daily activities. Call us to determine if surgery is necessary. Read more…

Diabetic Eye Disease


Patients with Diabetes are at a higher risk for developing visual problems because a high blood sugar level can damage blood vessels in the eye. Read more…



Is the leading cause of blindness and visual impairment in the US, affecting patients of all ages and many may not be aware. Read more…


Most age-related cases develop over the years, while in most cases with younger people, cataracts can progress over a shorter period of time.

Dry Eye

Dry eye occurs when the eyes aren’t sufficiently moisturized, leading to itching, redness and pain from dry spots on the surface of the eye. Read more…

Macular Degeneration

Occurs when the arteries that nourish the retina harden. Deprived of nutrients, the retinal tissues begin to weaken and die causing vision loss. Read more…

Eye Exam

Early detection of eye diseases such as glaucoma, diabetic, cataract, etc. Can allow for a choice of treatment options and reduced risk of permanent damage. Read more…

If you need an eye doctor in Philadelphia, you need a trustworthy professional with experience on which you can rely. Allen C. Richmond, MD, P.C. is an experienced physician who has been running his own practice for over thirty years. The health of our patients is our number one priority. When you choose us, we will make sure that you get the quality medical attention that you deserve.

Meet the Doctor

Dr. Richmond completed his residency in Ophthalmology at The Scheie Eye Institute, The University of Pennsylvania under Harold Scheie.

His primary surgical specialty is Cataract Surgery. His current hospital affiliations include: Aria Health (formerly Frankford Hospital), Wills Eye Hospital and The Scheie Eye Institute.

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Dr. Richmond was very easy to get along with and was very reassuring before my surgery. He did an excellent job and kept my nerves under control.

-Jeffrey F.Patient
I have been a patient of Dr. Allen Richmond for many, many years and find him awesome. He is excellent in his field, very thorough, comforting, caring, professional, thoughtful and everything you expect to find in a doctor. I would recommend him to anyone and know that they would be receiving excellent care and diagnosis. My confidence in Dr. Richmond is 100%. He is the best!
Gloria M.Patient
Dr. Richmond is an excellent physician. He performed cataract surgery for me and he was the best. He has a kind and caring personality and answers all your questions and concerns in a manner that makes the patient feel certain that he/she is in good hands. Dr. Richmond has a wonderful office staff and everyone you meet during your visits are top notch in their field of service to you. Choose Dr. Richmond.