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Dr. Randy Charrier, OD, FAAO

Optometrist

Professional statement

Aside from his career in the United States Navy, Dr. Charrier has lived in southeast Texas his whole life. He holds two bachelors degrees in Music and Biology and earned a Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Houston. As a naval officer, Dr. Charrier served as Director of the Specialty Contact Lens Clinic at the Naval Hospital in San Diego, California. While there, he served military members and their families in comprehensive and medical eye care as well as fit medically necessary contact lenses on patients with eye disease or trauma from the battle field. In his time at the Naval hospital, Dr. Charrier routinely treated patients suffering from eye disease, war injuries, traumatic brain injuries and corneal diseases. Furthermore, he served as optometrist to our nation’s elite war fighters and pilots including SEALS and the famous Blue Angels. In his career, Dr. Charrier has treated thousands of healthy as well as complicated patients and continues to have one of the largest specialty contact lens practices in the country. Dr. Charrier is active in lecturing and research. He has held Associate Professor positions at Marshall B. Ketchum University, Pacific University, and currently at the University of Houston. It is common to see interns and residents training at the practice. Dr. Charrier is passionate about helping patients find the best solution to meet their visual needs.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Optometrist

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Board certifications

  • National Board of Examiners in Optometry

Education and training

  • University of Houston, Doctor of Optometry

Professional memberships

  • American Academy of Optometry
  • American Optometric Association
  • Texas Optometric Association

Awards and publications

  • Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal
  • Thomas Eadie Medal of Honor Award

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1124270582

Office locations

Family Vision Solutions

5177 Richmond Ave, Suite 780

Houston, TX 77056

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Dr. Charrrier is one of the most pleasant doctors I have ever seen. Great energy and funny!
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He is great and I feel very comfortable in his care.
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Dr is really great. Wait was pretty long between the time I arrived and the time I was seen and left ...and some of the staff was very friendly and courteous, and some was not.
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Very pleasant manner and clearly very professional and knowledgeable .
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Overall a great annual eye exam! The doctor was very friendly and ensured that the checkup went smoothly.
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I'm so excited about the possibility of wearing contacts again with great vision!
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Dr. Charrier was fantastic and completely thorough! His advice was excellent and really helpful. I was concerned with my overall eye health because I am going back to grad school and the small print may really effect my vision in differentways. He was excellent with providing advice and timeline on when I should consider Lasik surgery as well and how to properly prepare for that the weeks leading up to that surgery. He took the time to explain my eye health and even showed me pics of my eye to make sure I understood what are good signs of eye health. It was awesome - I will definitely be back and will send my husband as well! Thanks Dr. C and team!
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My husband and I have been going to Dr. Charrier for several years and feel like we are gearing outstanding care. My husband has particularly difffcult vision issues, and Dr. Charrier spends loads of time figuring out the best options foroptimum correction. His office and optical staff is knowledgeable and efficient. Couldn't be more pleased.
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Family Vision solutions is a model of conscientious customer service. Everyone in this practice is focused on the patient and his or her needs. I don't usually write reviews. But if I did not write about the high quality of thispractice and all its members, I would be a very ungrateful man. Thanks to all of you!
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Very thorough a n focused on me.
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Excellent!!
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He is an excellent doctor. Very knowledgeable. Especially for hard to fit contact scenarios.
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I thought the staff were wonderful and I plan to recommend this doctors office to all my friends.
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Front desk, very kind and patient. Dr. Charrier was pleasant, patient, and willing to explain in lay terms, the medical concerns of my eyes and examination process. It was a true pleasure meeting him and his entire team. Office was quietand calm, offered coffee and pastries while you wait. I didn't wait five minutes before I was called. Greeted as soon as I entered. Spot on hospitality, professionalism, and welcoming.
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Dr. Charrier and his staff were very professional, thorough, and considerate. It had been a long time since I had an eye exam, but as far as I could tell the latest equipment and techniques were used. Dr. Charrier spent about20 minutes explaining the results of the eye exam and possible options in terms eyeglasses with me, which was more time than I expected. I highly recommend his office to anyone.
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The ladies working at the front desk were very friendly, professional and courteous. The gentleman who goes through the introduction information ("what brings you in today") was very personable and interactive. He asked questions to interact,rather than just mundane medical information. Dr. Charrier was incredibly friendly and informative. He explained things with sufficient detail and apparent enthusiasm in patient interaction. No one rushed through the appointment at any time, so I never felt like I was in a cattle call. Everyone was very friendly, welcoming, and made me feel as though I was more than just another patient they were seeing today. It was truly a wonderful medical experience, and I am very glad to have found this practice.
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Thorough and professional.
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Outstanding. I will be using his services for the rest of my life.
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Dr. Charrier is wonderful!
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I have seen Dr. Charrier for about 3 years. A great eye dr...I would highly recommend him to all my friends and family!!! Karen N.
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I really like everyone in their office. Everyone is very professional and friendly. Dr. Charrier provided a very thorough examination. I would highly recommend him.
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Dr. Chattier is so thorough and patient with questions. What a relief!
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One of the best eye care provider in the houston area really has patients to answer any question
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Very good visit. Very informative. Worked me in although I showed up on the wrong day - we kept moving this appt around due to ins difficulties and I got confused. Very appreciative.
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First time I've ever seen Dr. Charrier and thought very highly of him. I would highly recommend.
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